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While we are on the Rodent blocks/ dog food subject....


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Posted by woodheadd on May 11, 2003 at 21:25:44:

In Reply to: While we are on the Rodent blocks/ dog food subject.... posted by Kevin Ray on May 09, 2003 at 18:56:37:

:I have been feeding my rats just lab blocks and they are doing well. I have read that on only blocks they will not get enough protein and turn canibilistic. This has not happened yet and I dont want it too. Also I am going through 100#s of blocks a week and it is expensive.

:My question is to all of you you feed mixtures. I want to make up a mixture and keep it in a large container ( garbage can. What do you mix? Please be a little specific. How much protein in the dog chow? I am thinking dog food, sunflower seeds and some sort of grain feed from the feed store, I figure I can make about 150#s for the price of 50#s of blocks. What do you guys recommend?

:Thanks for all the help,

:Kevin


some cheap seeds are cracked corn,whole oats,rolled oats,sunflower seed,you could ad some hog chow,rabbit pellots,theres lots of good stuff you can get from feed stores in 50 pound bags


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