Mazuri Ferret Food

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About This Item


  • Easy to digest and comes packed with natural antioxidants and probiotics.
  • With less than 15% starch your little carnivore will be happy and healthy.
  • Added fish oil provides a powerful source of omega-3 fatty acids for skin and coat health.
  • Urine acidifiers and dried yucca schidigera reduce the pesky smell of stool.
  • Free of artificial colors and flavors.

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About Mazuri Exotic Animal Nutrition

For the Love of Exotic Pets

The team at Mazuri share a love and fascination for the world’s less-common creatures—exotic animals. They have spent decades mastering the art and science of exotic animal nutrition, with 30 years of experience helping pet owners and professionals provide the unique care these special pets need.

Bringing the Zoo to You

Mazuri started at the zoo, providing zoo professionals with food and nutritional products tailored to the unique animals in their care. They’ve expanded to bring their knowledge home to you, using the research and practice of PhD exotic animal nutritionists to create a range of species-appropriate pet foods. Support your exotic friends with nutritionally-complete foods created just for them.

The Mazuri Difference

Your pet is anything but average, so why should his food be? Mazuri works with zoos, universities and breeders to stay on the cutting edge of exotic animal nutrition. Every recipe is based on the latest research and precisely calibrated to deliver the balanced nutrition these special animals need.

Committed to Quality

Carefully chosen ingredients combine with the latest technology to provide nutrition you can rely on for your exotic pet.

A Diet Zoos Choose

Mazuri got its start feeding animals at the zoo, and now you can choose the expert diet zoos use, too!

Driven by Research

Nutritionists at Mazuri conduct ongoing research with zoos, universities and breeders to gain new insights into exotic animal nutrition.

About Mazuri

Mazuri means “good” in Swahili, and they believe that good nutrition comes out of good scientific curiosity. They’ve been making exotic pet foods since 1989, and whether your uncommon pet walks, crawls, flies or swims, Mazuri has a food made just for him. Every formula they make is artificial color-free, FSSC 2000-certified and manufactured in the USA according to strict FDA requirements.
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Questions & Answers

3 Customer Questions

what is the ash for
Answer by ChewyMay 17, 2023
Ash is what is left of a feed after it has been heated to a very high temperature and all the organic matter has been burned off, leaving the mineral content. The higher the percentage of ash, the more mineral content there is in the feed.

what's the calories and carbs in this mazuri ferret food
Answer by ChewyMay 02, 2023
This recipe contains 4293 calories (DE) per kilograms on an as-fed basis.

Why is this labeled as ferret food??
Answer by ChewySep 03, 2018
This food meets the nutritional requirements needed for a ferret.

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Rated 3.6667 out of 5 stars
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39 Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By amazing on Jan 22, 2023

excellent food!

I have 8 rescued ferrets who all came with different foods. Some were on the pretty thin side and I switched everyone to this bag and they’re poop isn’t as rank and they’ve picked up weight and are doing wonderful on it! I found it’s cheaper to buy the big bag, so we have it autoshipped! Thank you chewy for being so amazing!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Amber on Feb 17, 2023

Ferret approved!

I recently adopted two bb ferrets and they love this stuff. The rescue said this was the best for them and I’ve only read good things vs other brands of food. If they eat it and it’s healthy for them then I approve.

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Ella on Dec 12, 2022

gave my ferrets diarrhea

I offered this food gradually, and I mean over a month’s time, to make sure the switch didn’t upset their stomachs. No matter how slow the switch they still ended up with diarrhea and weight loss. I had read many reviews about this happening, especially the weight loss, but I thought maybe they just were transitioned too quickly. I guess that wasn’t the case after all. Some have great success with this food, but that wasn’t the case here, and both of my ferrets lost a good deal of weight. I can’t say this food is bad quality, but I do recommend caution when transitioning from something else to this.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Elle on Feb 27, 2023


I'm happy with this product. Poops seem small, little smell, well-formed. Diet requirements are met. Ferrets eat it without a problem. Great bulk price. Safe - no pea products.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Lynn81 on Nov 27, 2022

Stink Noodle Approved!

My 2 adopted ferrets have been eating this for a while, and love it. I am currently fostering 2 more ferrets that were eating cat and dog food prior to being surrendered to the shelter. I had no problem getting them switched on to Mazuri. I was unable to transition them because the owners didnt have a specific brand they used fortunately they had no issues and took to this food immediately.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Fuzzball on Jul 9, 2022

Awesome place to shop!!

Price was a good reason to shop here. Our only local pet store doesn't or won't carry what I need. They say I can order it..sent to the store. I had heard about Chewy through friends. Found out I can set a delivery date as often as I need. This takes away from buying through a brick and mortar store, but I need to look after my fur babies as well as my wallet. Thanks!!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Tynue on Sep 17, 2022

Ferrets loved it!

I have 3 ferrets and 2 are picky eaters and all 3 love this food

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Dawn on May 14, 2022

My Ferrets love it !

My 3 girl ferrets love this food. This was so easy to transition to from Marshall food which is horrible for them. I am so glad my vet recommended this.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Brunercrew on Feb 4, 2022

Fixed our Ferret's poops!

We had our ferret on Waysong Epigen 90 and her poops were never "normal". A vet suggested we give Mazuri a try, and I am SO glad we did! It took a little longer to transition her over to this, but once she did, her poops changed to the acceptable "normal" ferret poop.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Dezz on Jan 16, 2022

Ferrets absolutely love it!

My two ferrets absolutely love this food, they transitioned out of the old food an onto this food so easily!