2 Lafeber Products available by prescription, for veterinary clinics, or by special order: Emeraid Nutritional Care SystemNutri-an CakesNutrition & Foraging Kits (dispensed to veterinary hospitals free-of-charge)Stick-A-Roos
4 Emeraid Nutritional Care System The Emeraid Nutritional Care System is designed to quickly provide life-saving nutrition to a wide variety of species.Depending on the species, Emeraid Herbivore, Emeraid Omnivore, and Emeraid Carnivore may be fed singly or in combination.
5 Benefits of the Emeraid Nutritional Care System Meets the acute dietary needs of most exotic animalsSemi-elemental diet made with purified amino acids and hydrolyzed proteinsAll essential amino acidsHighly digestible blend of fats and simple carbohydrates for energyHigh levels of nutrients that support the immune system including glutamine & arginineDietary nucleotides to provide DNA and RNA precursorsBalanced omega 3:6 polyunsaturated fatty acidsFree of artificial colors & preservatives
8 Emeraid® HerbivoreEmeraid Herbivore is the first semi-elemental diet designed to meet the needs of the critically ill herbivoreThis diet contains high fiber to enhance gastrointestinal motilityUse Emeraid Herbivore in small mammals like the chinchilla, rabbit & guinea pig as well as reptiles like the green iguana, tortoises, and Uromastyx spp.
10 Emeraid® OmnivoreEmeraid Omnivore is the first semi-elemental diet designed to meet the needs of the critically ill omnivoreUse Emeraid Omnivore in small mammals like the mouse and sugar glider as well as birds including psittacine birds, passerine birds, gallinaceous birds, doves and pigeons, domestic ducks, as well as dabbling ducks like the mallard and canvasback.
12 Emeraid®CarnivoreEmeraid Carnivore is the first semi-elemental diet designed to meet the needs of the critically ill carnivore or insectivoreUse Emeraid Carnivore in birds of prey, diving ducks, small mammals like the ferret, amphibians, as well as a large number of reptiles including anoles, chameleons, geckos, monitors, snakes, and many turtles
14 Emeraid® PiscivoreThrough the high volume and long-term feedings of emaciated aquatic birds during the Gulf Coast oil spill, we learned that the 34% fat of Emeraid Carnivore was too high for some individuals and some species. This excess fat was passed in the feces, adversely affecting natural water proofing.The fat content of Emeraid Piscovore is adjustableFish oil is added to Emeraid powder in-houseThis allows you to vary dietary fat from 5% to 35%
15 Emeraid® PiscivoreInternational Bird Rescue finds Emeraid Piscivore to be an excellent stabilization diet for debilitated seabirdsThis rehabilitation center has fed Emeraid Piscivore to hundreds of birds from dozens of species including:Charadriiformes (gulls, terns, alcids)Ciconniformes (egrets, herons)Gaviiformes (loons)Pelecaniformes (pelicans, cormorants)Podicipediformes (grebes)Procellariformes (fulmars, shearwaters)
17 Emeraid® Carbo-Boost Formerly Emeraid I, Carbo-Boost is a mixture of simple and complex carbohydrates designed for rapid absorption to quickly provide calories.Compare Carbo-Boost(1 kcal/ml) to 5% dextrose (0.2 kcal/ml).Carbo-Boost may also be added to water to hide the taste of some medications.
19 Emeraid® Nutri-Support A vitamin A-rich enteral formula intended for long-term nutritional support.This product is relatively high in proteins and carbohydrates and low in fat, making it an excellent choice for conditions such as hepatic lipidosis and liver failure.
21 Nutri-an Cakes™: Foraging & Weight Maintenance Nutri-an cakes consist of pellets blended with grains and coated with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.This low-energy diet can promote weight loss when fed as the sole diet.Their rich texture also makes Nutri-an cakes an excellent foraging treat.
22 Nutri-an Cakes™: Recovery & Nutritional Support Nutri-an cakes consist of pellets blended with grains and coated with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.This high energy diet is designed for patients requiring high energy and protein.Nutri-an cakes for recovery & nutritional support should be fed for 9 months or less.
26 Stick-A-RoosA nutritionally balanced diet on a stick, designed specifically for interactive zoo exhibitsThis maintenance diet allows zoo visitors intimate contact with small birds like budgerigar parakeets & cockatiels