Oxbow’s Essentials - Mouse & Young Rat Food is complete and balanced, delivering optimal protein, fat and energy sources to help your pet thrive. Food uniformity prevents the selective feeding commonly associated with mixes and seed-based diets. In this bag, and beyond, we promise only the best for your pet.
Uniform food with block shape that is ideal for gnawing
Delivers optimal protein, fat, and energy sources
Fortified with vitamins and minerals for optimum health
Formulated with the guidance of top veterinarians and nutritionists
- Young (under six months), Pregnant/Nursing: Unlimited
- Adult Mice (over six months): Unlimited
In addition, it is recommended to feed a limited amount of appropriate fresh fruits and vegetables.
Please note that these are guidelines. If you have questions about your pet’s daily feeding regimen, please contact your veterinarian or Oxbow for more specific feeding information.
*Not intended for adult rats. We encourage pet owners to feed rats over 6 months of age Oxbow’s Adult Rat Food during this stage of life.
Transitioning Foods: Week One, mix ¼ new food with ¾ current food. Week Two, mix ½ new food with ½ current food. Week Three, mix 3/4 new food with ¼ current food. By Week Four, you can feed Oxbow Essentials Mouse and Young Rat Food exclusively to your pet.
Ingredients & Guaranteed analysis
Ground Corn, Soybean Meal, Wheat Middlings, Soybean Hulls, Dried Whey, Cane Molasses, Soybean Oil, Sunflower Meal, Alfalfa Meal, Sodium Bentonite, Flax Seed, Calcium Carbonate, Lignin Sulfonate, Menhaden Fish Meal, DL-Methionine, Natural Flavor, Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, Magnesium Oxide, Choline Chloride, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Yeast Culture, Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, L-Ascorbyl-2-Monophosphate (Vitamin C), Niacin, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Zinc Proteinate, Biotin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Sodium Selenite, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Rosemary Extract
- Crude Protein (min) 18.00%
- Crude Fat (min) 6.00%
- Crude Fiber (min) 2.00%
- Crude Fiber (max) 6.00%
- Moisture (max) 12.00%
- Calcium (min) 0.80%
- Calcium (max) 1.20%
- Phosphorus (min) 0.60%
- Vitamin A (min) 8,000 IU/kg
- Vitamin D (min) 1,000 IU/kg
- Vitamin E (min) 125 IU/kg