5lb Northwest Rodent Lab Diet


Northwest Rodent Lab Diet is recommended for rats, mice, hamsters and gerbils. This diet is a complete life cycle diet formulated using managed formulation, delivering Constant Nutrition®. This is paired with the selection of highest quality ingredients to assure minimal inherent biological variation in long-term studies. It is formulated for life-cycle nutrition; however, it is not designed for maximizing production in mouse breeding colonies.

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• Managed Formulation delivers Constant Nutrition®
• High quality animal protein added to create a superior balance of amino acids for optimum performance
• Formulated for multiple species for single product inventory
• The rodent diet standard for biomedical research

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Additional information

Weight 5.01 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 6 × 4 in

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude protein not less than 23%
Ash not more than 8%
Crude fat not less than 4.5%
Added minerals not more than 2.5%
Crude fiber not more than 6%
Moisture not more than 12.00%

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Ground Corn, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Fish Meal, Ground Oats, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Cane Molasses, Wheat Germ, Dried Whey, Porcine Animal Fat Preserved with BHA and Citric Acid, Porcine Meat and Bone Meal, Wheat Middlings, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Menadione Dimethylpyrimidinol Bisulfite (source ofVitamin K), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Thiamine Mononi-trate, Nicotinic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin E Supple-ment, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Carbonate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Sodium Selenite.

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Feeding Directions

Feed ad libitum to rodents. Plenty of fresh, clean water should be available to the animals at all times.
Rats – All rats will eat varying amounts of feed depending on their genetic origin. Larger strains will eat up to 30 grams per day. Smaller strains will eat up to 15 grams per day. Feeders in rat cages should be designed to hold two to three days supply offeed at one time.
Mice – Adult mice will eat up to 5 grams of pelleted ration daily. Some of the larger strains may eat as much as 8 grams per day per animal. Feed should be available on a free choice basis in wire feeders above the floor of the cage.
Hamsters – Adults will eat up to 14 grams per day

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