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.
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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.
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.