Quality Recommendation : NOT RECOMMENDED
Protein levels is low as is the fiber level. Fat levels are good. Lots of whole ingredients, but many are low down the ingredients list which means there is very little of those ingredients. The cautionary note for Kaytee Fiesta Gourmet Variety Diet Chinchilla Food comes from the added sugar from dried cane molasses.
Analysis / Label
|Crude Protein (Min.)||14.5%|
|Crude Fat (Min.)||4%|
|Crude Fiber (Max.)||--|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Min.)||--|
|Total Microorganisms (Max.)||--|
Manufacturer’s Product Description
Feed your Chinchilla a delicious, fiesta-inspired blend of fruits, vegetables, seed and grains with Kaytee Fiesta Gourmet Variety Diet Chinchilla Food. Chinchillas love variety in their diet and enjoy foraging for food with different shapes, colors and textures. They also need hay for proper digestion. Kaytee Fiesta Gourmet Variety Diet Chinchilla Food offers more variety than before with a blend of ingredients including sun-cured alfalfa meal, corn, sunflower, carrots, peanuts, banana and more. And it contains DHA and Omega-3 for brain, heart and eye health and prebiotics and probiotics to support digestion.
- Naturally preserved for optimum freshness with no artificial colors or flavors
- Ingredients are specially formulated for chinchillas
- Each morsel is highly palatable with a an easy-to-eat texture
- A complete diet that helps ensure proper nutrition for a healthy immune system and growth
- DHA and Omega-3 supports healthy heart, brain and eye function
* Note: Most product descriptions come straight from the manufacturer. Our recommendations and scoring data are below.
Chinchilla: 3 Tablespoons For best results discard any uneaten portion and clean food dish before next feeding. Fresh water should be available at all times. The following feeding amounts can be used as a starting point for 1 pet. Adjust the portions to maintain proper weight and if additional pets are fed. Transition Instructions When introducing a new food, begin with a mixture of “old and new” food, gradually increasing the amount of new food over a 7 – 10 day period. This will prevent digestive upset as well as allow your pet to adjust to the new food.
Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal, Whole Oats, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Ground Oats, Ground Wheat, Wheat Middlings, Ground Corn, Oat Groats, Barley, Sunflower, Wheat, Raisins, Dried Banana, Dried Papaya, Peanuts, Dehydrated Carrots, Wheat Flour, Dried Beet Pulp, Dehydrated Sweet Potato, Ground Rice, Dried Cranberry, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dehydrated Apple, Rice Flour, Soy Oil, Dried Cane Molasses, Wheat Germ Meal, Salt, Dl-Methionine, Algae Meal (Source of Omega-3 DHA), Fructooligosaccharide, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Vitamin A Supplement, Choline Chloride, L-Lysine, Yeast Extract, Sesame Seed, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Mixed Tocopherols (a Preservative), Riboflavin Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Niacin, Potassium Chloride, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity), Rosemary Extract, Citric Acid, Cholecalciferol (Source of Vitamin D3), Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Dried Bacillus Licheniformis Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Cobalt Carbonate, Sodium Selenite, Artificial Color.