Oxbows Papaya Fruit Plus contains a measurable concentration of active enzymes made from the freshest papaya and pineapple (natural sources of digestive enzymes / papain and bromelain).
Initially used by rabbit owners to prevent hairball build up, these fruity supplements are now popular with all kinds of pets. Anecdotal evidence alludes to papain & bromelain as active ingredients helping digestion. Assisting naturally occuring enzymes to break down mucus that binds moulted hair in the gut (also known as wool-block). This makes the ingested fur more easily passed; avoiding discomfort, stress or in more serious cases emergency treatment.
Tablets can be cut or crushed and sprinkled into food to manage safe intake for smaller animals.
Ingredients: Cellulose, Maltodextrin, Papaya Fruit Powder, Pineapple Fruit Powder, Bromelain, Natural Flavour, Steric Acid, Papain, Lo Han Fruit Concerntrate.
Guaranteed Analysis Per One Tablet (Unless Otherwise Specified):
Crude Protein (min) 4%
Crude Fat (min) 1%
Crude Fiber (max) 10%
Moisture (max) 7%
Bromelain (From Pineapple) 23mg (Providing 2000 GDU*/G Activity)
Papain (From Papaya) 2.9mg (Providing 35,000 PU**/mg Activity)
GDU - Gelatin Digestion Unit- quantity of enzyme which will hydrolyze 1mg of amino nitrogen from gelatin in 20 minutes at PH 4.5 and 45℃
Papain Unit - quantity of enzyme which will hdyrolyze 1µg of tyrosine in 60-minutes at PH 6.0 and 40℃
Can guinea-pigs eat this item and what does it do?
Yes, it's suitable for all small herbivore animals and greatly helps digestion. (Also, it acts like a treat - our rabbits love it!)
Onogo 'Super Saver' Service
To offer the most competitive prices some products are shipped using Onogo 'Saver' Service, they are dispatched from our warehouse within 24hrs. Delivery usually takes 7 days but can take up to 14 days. This great value, free delivery service is untracked. Please allow 14 days to elapse before notifying us of non-delivery.
Don't want to wait? We offer an Express delivery method which takes 1-2 working days.
Our bunnies love these & they seem to keep them happy & healthy.
Product seems good, rabbits like them.