Food & Treats

Treats

When considering treats, you need to remember that treats should be a very small part of your ferret’s diet. It’s helpful to look at the size of the treat in relation to the ferret’s head, then imagine how big a cookie for a human would have to be to equal that size! Most of the ferret’s nutrition should come from food, not treats…

Innova EVO

Innova EVO is an excellent food choice for ferrets. Even the dog version has 42% protein, 22% fat and the list of ingredients starts with turkey, chicken, turkey meal, chicken meal and potato. EVO ferret is also available with 50% protein and 21% fat. We’ve been using it for years with great success. The only issue I’ve heard of…

Food

For the best health, ferrets need a high-quality food. This usually means it will be more expensive compared to some other foods. You might think you’re saving money by feeding less expensive food, but this isn’t true. The animal will eat more of the lower quality food and it will most likely have more (very expensive) health problems…

A Discussion About Food

After doing a lot of research, it seems the less grain in the food the better. They don’t even digest corn, wheat, soy, etc. (they might digest a little rice or wheat, but that?s just a carbohydrate source and should be minimal) so any protein in corn, etc. are counted in the analysis don’t really do the ferret any good. Corn especially seems…