Beaphar Small Animal Milk

£14.39

Formulated with low lactose levels to closely resemble mothers' natural milk - for small furries and hedgehogs too! Nursing Kit also available - see below.

Beaphar Small Animal Milk
Beaphar Small Animal Milk

Beaphar Small Animal Milk is a complete milk replacement feed for newborn and orphaned rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, degus, and hedgehogs weighing more than 50g.

This Small Animal Milk has been specially formulated to ensure low lactose levels of just 1.1% and a high fat content to closely resemble their mother‚

natural milk. The recipe contains high-quality, easily digestible proteins, and added vitamins, minerals and trace elements, including Vitamin C, iron, zinc and calcium, to support optimum growth and development.

Ideal for use with the small animal nursing kit also available from us - click here for details

Beaphar Small Animal Milk can also be used for weaning small animals, or as a conditioning food for pregnant, lactating, sick or convalescing animals.

Pack: 200g.

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Manufacturers Instructions for use - please ensure all instructions provided on the pet wellbeing product are followed closely

When hand-rearing orphaned animals, it is recommended to seek veterinary advice as soon as possible to discuss any necessary medical care, such as administration of an electrolyte solution. It is impossible to give precise daily quantities for feeds due to variations in the species of animal, age, size and breed. However, our suggested daily guidelines are given below. It is important to weigh young animals daily so that you can monitor their growth increase.

Use the table below for approximate feeding guidelines.

Using the scoop provided, add Beaphar Small Animal Milk to warm water (allow boiled water to cool before use) and stir until completely dissolved. If required, allow to cool further until lukewarm (38C or blood temperature). The use of proper feeding equipment is highly recommended, such as the Beaphar Feeding Set or Beaphar Feeding Syringes. These should always be clean and sterile.

Prepared Beaphar Small Animal Milk can be refrigerated for 24 hours but should be reheated to 35C or blood temperature before feeding to young animals.

Rabbits

When your rabbit is 15 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid rabbit food diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 15ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of feeds/24hr
50-90g 2-5.5ml 3
90-300g 15ml 2
>300g‚ 15-17ml 1


Guinea pigs

When your guinea pig is 2 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 4.5g (1 level spoon) to 20ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of feeds/24hr
60-120g 1-2ml 11 (9 during daylight hours and 2 overnight)
120-180g 2-3ml 6-7 (6 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)
180-240g 3-4ml 6(during daylight hours)
240-300g 4-5ml 6 (during daylight hours)

Hedgehogs

When your hedgehog is 20 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

 

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 20ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Feeds/24hr
50-60g 1-2ml 8‚ 12
60-90g 3ml 8
>90g 3ml 3 4


Gerbils

When your gerbil is 21 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 15ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Feeds/24hr
2.5-5g 1ml 12
5-15g 2ml 8
15-25g 3ml 6

 

Hamsters

When your hamster is 28 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 15ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Feeds/24hr
3 15g 2‚3 drops 24
15‚-35g 0.5ml 12
>35g 1ml 12


Degus

When your degu is 14 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 4.5g (1 level spoon) to 20ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Meals/24hr

8-30g

1ml

 

12
30-45g 1-2ml 8

45-115g

3-4ml

 

3-4

115-260g 5-8ml 1-2


Chinchillas

When your chinchilla is 21 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 20ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Feeds/24hr
40-60g 1ml 11 (9 during daylight hours and 2 overnight)
60-70g 1-2ml 8 (7 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)

70-120g  

2-3ml 5 (4 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)
>120g 3ml 4 (during daylight hours)


Mice

When your mouse is 12 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 15ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Meals/24hr
0.5‚5g 1‚5 drops 7 (6 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)
5-10g 0.25ml 6 (5 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)
10‚15g 0.5ml 3‚4 (during daylight hours)
15,30g 1.1.5ml 3‚4 (during daylight hours)
     


Rats

When your rat is 14 days old, or approximately if the age is unknown, you can slowly change to a more solid diet.

Dilution: Using the spoon provided, add 9g (2 level spoons) to 20ml of warm water.

Weight Volume per Meal Number of Feeds/24hr
10‚20g 1ml 7 (6 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)
20‚40g 1‚2ml 6 (5 during daylight hours and 1 overnight)
40‚80g 3‚4ml 3‚4 (during daylight hours)
80‚200g 5‚8ml 2 (during daylight hours)

 

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