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Current News Items Concerning Wildlife

 

Powdered Milk Replacers - Esbilac(R) and KMR(R) mfg. by PetAg.

     August 2010

 

PetAg has posted new information on their website concerning the changes in these two powdered milk formulations.

     http://www.petag.com/milk-replacer-safety-handling-and-mixing-instructions.asp

 

In addition the FDA has published a page on correct storage and mixing contraindications of animal milk replacers on this site:

     http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/ProductSafetyInformation/ucm217650.htm

 

 


Powdered Milk Replacers: 

      July 2010

 

Recent manufacturing changes to some powdered milk replacer products have led to some issues for wildlife rehabilitators.  Allan and Shirley Casey of WildAgain Wildlife Rehabilitation in Colorado, have done extensive analysis of many different brands of replacement milk powder products on the market that are used by wildlife rehabbers. 

 

To facilitate making informed decisions we recommend reading these updates. 

They can be found at http://www.ewildagain.org (Link will open in a new window).

 

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