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Fish oil in cat biscuits

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    We have a mother hog nesting under our shed. Haven’t seen hoglets yet but can’t be long now, hear them rustling sometimes. I just bought a bag of Iams cat biscuits that are chicken based but noticed right at the end of the ingredients it says fish oils.

    Are these ok to feed? I saw this which says oils are ok, fish meal is not, but wanted a further opinion… https://africanpygmyhedgehogclub.co.uk/care/feeding

    Thanks
    Susan

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    Hi Susan

    Glad to hear about the hog nesting under your shed and hopefully hoglets on the way soon!

    I would ignore the advice on that site and stick to advice about feeding wild hedgehogs. Some of the advice there would be questionable for wild hogs. Advice was being circulated at one time that fish was not good for hogs, until someone challenged that and questioned where that advice had originated. I think that things such as chicken are meant to be easier to digest, but as I understand it, fish oil in a chicken product doesn’t do any harm. It’s probably hard to avoid, as well!

    Good luck and happy hog watching!

    #10404

    Thanks, had our first sighting of 2 hoglets last night, and one poked its nose out just now. Very exciting!

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