Small Animal & Caged Birds
Small Animal

The range of the Small Animal & Caged Birds products continues to develop. Recent launches include a range of Small Animal dried fruit treats, which consists of a Papaya & Pineapple Melange, Apple Chips, Honey-coated Banana Chips and a Fruit Cocktail mix. This pocket money range is proving extremely popular as they are made from the finest natural ingredients.

Facts:

  • The name Hamster is derived from the German word 'hamstern' which means `to hoard'. They have pouches in their cheeks capable of holding large amounts of food.
  • The normal lifespan of a Hamster is about 3 years.
  • The scientific name for Budgerigars is “Melopsittacus” which is a combination of the Greek words melos and psttakos which translates as “song parrot”.
  • The largest breed of rabbit is the Flemish Giant, which can grow up to 80cm in body length and weighs in at anything up to 8Kg (18 pounds).
  • Angora rabbits can produce on average of 1kg 35 ounces - of wool per year.