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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-28-2012, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
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Marmoset diet and health?

I am currently completing an assignment for my college course about marmoset nutrition.
I am struggling to find any information about what supplements an adult marmoset needs? and what diseases or disorders can occur as a result of not getting the right nutrients.

I know they need calcium and vitamin D3 and that the youngsters can suffer from MBD and rickets if they don't get the right amount of calcium but I haven't found any diet related illnessnes for adults?

Also, how does a pregnant, lactating and geriatric diet differ to that of a maintainence diet for an adult marmoset?? As well as the whole diseases/disorders and supplements for the pregnant, lactating and geriatric.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
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