Pig Feed?

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Mixalot2009

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I've seen a lot of forums for breeder using pig feed to feed the rats they have an having good results. I guess they range from 13-16% protein and pretty close to rat blocks as far as ingredients are concerned. Any opnions on this? the biggest advantage obviously is a 50 pound bag is about 16 bucks.
 

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Can you get us a brand name so we can compare ingredients?
I personally have never heard of any ethical breeders using pig food.
 
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Guinea pigs? The problem is that guinea pigs are strict herbivores so they definitely have different nutritional needs.
 

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Oh, I would not recommend pig feed. They have entirely different needs, like lysine for instance. They have a greater need for lysine. I wouldn't feed rats anything that is not for rodents.
 
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