Oxbox Essentials Rat & Young Mouse Food is designed to meet the needs of growing, energetic, pregnant or nursing rats as well as mice of all ages. This uniform block prevents selective feeding behaviors commonly associated with mixes and seed-based diets.
Features: No seeds, sugary fruits or nuts
Food Type: Rat and Mouse Food
Food Consistency: Pellets
Primary Ingredient: Ground Corn
Package Weight: 2.5 lbs
Mice/ Rats: Animal Growing (under 6 months)- Unlimited
Mature Mice (over 6 months) -Unlimited
Mature Rats- Not intended for mature/adult rats.
Please transition rats over 6 months of age to Essentials Adult Rat Food.
Pregnant / Nursing Mice/ Rats – Unlimited
Please note that these are guidelines. If your pet is overweight or underweight, please contact your veterinarian or Oxbow for more specific feeding information.
New Customers: Week One, mix 1/4 new food with ¾ current food.
Week Two, mix 1/2 new food with 1/2 current food.
Week Three, mix 3/4 new food with 1/4 current food.
By Week Four, you can feed Oxbow Essentials Mouse & Young Rat Food exclusively to your pet.
Ground Corn, Soybean Meal, Wheat Middlings, Soybean Hulls, Dried Whey, Cane Molasses, Soybean Oil, Sunflower Meal, Alfalfa Meal, Flax Seed, Sodium Bentonite, Menhaden Fish Meal, Lignin Sulfonate, Limestone, Monocalcium Phosphate, Natural Flavor, DL-Methionine, Salt, Essential Oils (Blend of Oregano, Thyme, Cinnamon, Capsicum and Orange Fruit Extract), Magnesium Oxide, Choline Chloride, Yeast Culture, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Ferrous Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Mixed Tocopherols, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Monophosphate (Vitamin C), Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Biotin, Vitamin A Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, 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 1.40%
Phosphorus min 0.60%
Copper min 20 mg/kg
Vitamin A min 10,000 IU/kg
Vitamin D min 1,400 IU/kg
Vitamin E min 125 IU/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) min 50 mg/kg
Omega 3 Fatty Acids min 0.50%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids min 2.80%