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Old 01-04-2013, 01:25 PM  
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Default Re: Mix Comparison

Originally Posted by StarlightSerenity View Post
My previous Syrian, Luna, lost some fur on her hips after being on JR Farm Hamster Feast (different recipe now) for most of her life, switched her to Silvers mix which has a higher protein level and her fur grew back within a couple of weeks. I think I read in Hamsterlopaedia that a deficiency in protein can cause fur loss. The new food certainly made a difference, it was the only thing that changed.
That's amazing. Bet Luna's happier too. (Also I read that as Luna lost some fur on her lips the first time I read it). It just shows that the balance of components is really important, and it is surprising to see such inconsistency between brands. The cynic in me says it all comes down to profit.
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