Are Ferrets Herbivores, Carnivores, or Omnivores?

a ferret on a meadow looking around

Ferrets are strict carnivores. That means they eat meat only. They will not and cannot digest plant matter and other foods that contain carbohydrates. That´s why it is important to provide them with a balanced diet of meat-based protein sources like chicken, turkey, beef, or fish, in addition to lots of fresh water for hydration. …

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