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I know there's a few mouse owners on here, so I was wondering what do you feed them? Most mouse foods are crap it seems. Right now I feed my mice Oxbow Regal Rat with 2 pieces of Hollistic cat food every 2 days for extra protein (this was suggested to me by a mouse breeder). I also give them veggies a maybe once a week, and random goodies. Am I doing okay? What do you do?
 

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When I had mice I would feed them a mix of Oxbow RR with some Brown's Tropical Rat & Mouse, oats, and whole grain pasta, sometimes puffed rice cereal too.
 

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Did you do the browns for extra protein? I've heard a lot that mice need more protein than rats and I wasn't giving them any for a long time so the cat food thing is new, but if there's a better protein for mice out there....
 

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Not for protein necessarily. For mice, you generally don't want to go higher than 13% protein in mouse mix, which is what Brown's Tropical Carnival is, at the upper limit.
 
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