Burgess have a wide range of food to suit most small animals. Each species has different nutritional needs and if in the wild would be surviving of a wide range of different foods. Ferrets and rats may have some sort of meat content in their diet, whereas rabbits, chinchillas and guinea pigs would survive of mostly plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables. This has been acknowledged by Burgess and every diet they have mirrors what the animal would eat if it were in the wild. The Excel range from Burgess contains the diets for herbivores.