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Oxbow Critical Care Herbivore

Nutritionally-complete, versatile assit feeding formula high in fiber

Species: Small pet Reptile
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Oxbow Critical Care Herbivore

Nutritionally-complete, versatile assit feeding formula high in fiber

Species: Small pet Reptile
FREE shipping over $49
Ships Free!
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Product description

Developed with the assistance of top exotics veterinarians and nutritionists, Oxbow Critical Care Herbivore is the industry standard in recovery nutrition for herbivores with poor nutritional status resulting from illness or surgery. Critical Care contains all the essential nutrients of a complete diet, as well as high-fiber timothy hay to support proper gut physiology and digestion.

Product Highlights:

  • Powdered formula mixes easily to desired consistency
  • Highly versatile – can be tube fed, assist-fed by syringe or spoon, or self-fed by bowl or as top dressing
  • High in fiber; low in carbohydrates
  • Contains readily-absorbable chelated minerals and beneficial prebiotics
  • No refined sugars, artificial preservatives or simple carbohydrates
  • High digestibility and palatability
  • Contains stabilized form of Vitamin C

Available in Anise and Apple-Banana flavors.

Active ingredients

Ingredients: Timothy Grass Meal, Soybean Hulls, Soybean Meal, Wheat Germ, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Chloride, Salt, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Vitamin C), Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Magnesium Sulfate, Calcium Chloride, Papaya, Pineapple, Cane Molasses, Natural Flavor, DL-Methionine, L-Glutamine, Oat Groats, Wheat Middlings, Sodium Bentonite, Yeast Culture (dehydrated), Fat Product, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Inulin, Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Zine Proteinate, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Rosemary Extract

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 17.00%
Crude Fat (min) 5.00%
Crude Fiber (min) 21.00%
Crude Fiber (max) 26.00%
Moisture (max) 10.00%
Ash (max) 10.00%
Calcium (min) 0.60%
Calcium (max)  0.80%
Phosphorus (min)   0.40%
Vitamin A (min) 10,000 IU/kg
Vitamin D3 (min) 900 IU/kg
Vitamin E (min) 190 IU/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min) 1,500 mg/kg

Calorie Content: Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 2,660 kcal/kg or 24 kcal/Tbsp

Indications for use

Oxbow Critical Care Herbivore is a premium recovery food for herbivores with poor nutritional status. This specialized formula contains all the essential nutrients of a complete diet as well as high fiber timothy hay to help support normal gut physiology and digestion. Good for rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, tortoises, iguanas, and other herbivorous species.

Administration and dosage

Shake well before using. Mix 1 part Critical Care - Herbivore with 2 parts warm water to the desired consistency. The volume of water may be adjusted depending on feeding method.

Herbivorous mammals: Mix 3 Tbsp per kg of body weight daily. (1 Tbsp is equal to approximately 9 grams.)

Herbivorous reptiles: Mix 1 Tbsp per kg of body weight daily.

Amounts are general guidelines. Divide into 4 to 6 feedings unless specified by your veterinarian. Water should be available to the animal at all times. Prepare fresh at each feeding; discard after 24 hours. Store in a cool, dry place.