Feeding: Prey Gutload
created by Susan James and Ken Lopéz, DVM
James / Wells / Lopéz Gutload

Copyright 2000-2004

This diet recipe is solely owned by the creators (Susan James, Don Wells, and Ken Lopez, DVM) and is allowed for private use only. Commercial reproduction of this recipe by individuals is not allowed without the written permission of the creators. Reproduction of the lists contents and the recipe therein is not allowed without written permission of the creators.

Dry mix

1 large box dry milk (8 quart size)

1 box rice baby cereal

8 oz. raw unsalted sunflower seeds

1 cup wheat germ

1 cup of chaff from loose alfalfa or 3/4 cup alfalfa powder

1 1/2 cup fresh bee pollen

1/4 cup powdered spirulina or Klamath Lake algae http://www.algae-world.com

1/2 cup crushed fine quality monkey chow (not Purina)

1/4 cup dried sea kelp

*1/4 cup dried egg yolk (or add freshly cooked egg yolk to wet mix (see right)

1/2 cup mixed unsalted nuts

1/4 cup coconut

1/16 cup brewer;s yeast

1/8 cup dried dandelion flowers (optional)

The above should be pulverized using a food processor, blender, or coffee grinder. The texture should resemble a "chunky" powder.

Wet mix

Prickly pear cactus (opuntia)

A mix of sweet potatoes, yams, organically grown carrots, orange/yellow squashes and carrot tops

Mixed dandelion, turnip, mustard, collard greens, kale, and watercress greens

Citrus fruit, melon, grape leaves

*If dried egg yolk is unavailable for the dry mix, add to the wet mix: 1 fresh egg yolk, cooked

Note: Measurements are approximate and may not reflect actual measurements used.

The authors assume no responsibility for misuse of this recipe.
A suggested listing of places where gutload ingredients may be purchased.
Some links also include nutritional analysis of ingredients.
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Bee pollen
contact your local bee keepers, natural health and nutrition stores, local farmer's market
Solid Gold® Pollen Power = http://shop.store.yahoo.com/petclick-petshop/solgolpolpow.html
Enviro Bee Products Disributors = http://www.envirobee.com/beepollen3.htm

Opuntia pads
look in Mexican-American grocery stores, health food stores, organic/natural food stores.
Turtle Stuff = http://www.turtlestuff.com

Powdered egg yolk
may also be found at camping stores websites
The Egg Store = http://www.eggstore.com/store.htm

Spirulina and Kelp
Check local health food stores, organic/natural food stores
Advanced Alternatives for Better Health =
Earthwise Farms Spirulina = http://www.spirulina.com/SPBNutrition.html

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