Congratulations on selecting ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet. By feeding a diet with an irresistible taste your ferret will love to eat, you can be assured he will get 100% of the daily nutrients he needs for an energetic, healthy life.ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet is a nutritious and highly digestible diet formulated to meet the nutritional needs of growing, adult, and reproducing ferrets.Ferrets are carnivores and they require a diet high in meat protein. Premium Ferret Diet is formulated with real chicken, chicken meal, and egg to deliver the high levels of protein your ferret requires.Fortified with vitamins and minerals, Premium Ferret Diet requires no supplements.Extruded diet is guaranteed fresh. Packaged in reclosable bag to preserve freshness and flavor.
Converting to ZuPreem Premium Ferret DietSlowly introduce your ferret to ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet by mixing it with the previous diet over seven to ten days. Do not change your ferret's diet if he is sick, unless prescribed by your veterinarian.Days 1 - 3: 1 part ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet, 3 parts current foodDays 4 - 6: 2 parts ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet, 2 parts current foodDays 7 - 9: 3 parts ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet, 1 part current foodDay 10: Begin feeding only ZuPreem.Special Nutritional NeedsBecause ferrets have a rapid gastrointestinal transit time of three to four hours, they require a diet made from high-quality, digestible animal protein sources. ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet contains highly nutritious nuggets that are more digestible and calorie dense than most commercial or homemade diets.Feeding RecommendationsPremium Ferret Diet is meant to be your ferret's sole diet. Feed free choice and limit the amount of treats to no more than 20% of your ferret's total diet. Remove old food and replenish with new food daily. Always provide fresh, clean water.Growing FerretsFollowing weaning, some young ferrets find it easier to wean on to ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet if it is moistened with warm water until it is soft. During this time, also introduce a few dry nuggets.Adult FerretsFeed ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet free choice. On average ferrets will consume 1/2 - 3/4 cup of food per day. Adjust the amount of food depending on age, activity, and environment, to maintain optimal body weight without obesity or excessive thinness.Reproducing JillsReproducing jills need significantly more food during certain stages of pregnancy and until the kits are weaned. Make sure your ferret is offered more than she chooses to eat during this time.Storage RecommendationsStore ZuPreem Premium Ferret Diet in a cool, dry place, free of pests and insects. Remove all the air from the pouch and reseal package immediately after use. Shelf life of unopened product is one year from date of manufacture.