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can hamsters eat yogurt covered raisins

Can Hamsters Eat Yogurt Covered Raisins?

Yogurt covered raisins are a snack food that is sold in many grocery stores and supermarkets around the world. It is another take on the popular raisin snack.

A 1/4-cup serving of yogurt-covered raisins contains about 150 calories. Two-thirds of the calories come from carbohydrates, while the remaining one-third of total calories come from fat. Yogurt covered raisins also provide a trace amount of protein. (source)

So can hamsters eat yogurt covered raisins?

No they can’t unfortunately. They are too sweet for hamsters to eat and should be avoided if necessary.

If they nibble one they should be okay but they shouldn’t be purposely be fed to them.

can hamsters eat yorkshire pudding

Can Hamsters Eat Yorkshire Pudding?

Yorkshire pudding is an English food made from batter consisting of eggs, flour, and milk or water.

It is often served with beef and gravy and is part of the traditional British Sunday roast.

Yorkshire pudding is cooked by pouring a batter made from milk or water, flour and eggs.

A basic formula uses  1⁄3 cup flour and  1⁄3 cup liquid per egg.

So can hamsters eat yorkshire pudding?

It is high in fat so it is not good for them to eat, but if they were to nibble some they will be fine.

It also holds no nutritional value for them, so shouldn’t be fed to them purposely.

can hamsters eat worms

Can Hamsters Eat Worms?

Worms belong to a vast range of different phyla

  • annelids,
  • nematodes,
  • flatworms,
  • acorn worms,
  • velvet worms,
  • spoon worms,
  • goblet worms,
  • jaw worms,
  • horsehair worms,
  • ribbon worms,
  • horseshoe worms,
  • thorny-headed worms,
  • peanut worms,
  • strange flatworms,    and possibly even more.

Many of them, like the acorn worms, which are deuterostomes, are more closely related to vertebrates (and even humans) than they are to some of the other worms.

So can hamsters eat worms at all?

Unfortunately, they can’t at all and should be avoided. They are not good for them to eat. Worms caught in the wild, may especially contain harmful bacteria.

Can Hamsters Eat Yogurt Drops?

‘Can hamsters eat yogurt drops?’

Yogurt is a healthy food especially if it is low in sugar or low in fat.

Yogurt drops are a snack food that are made from yogurt and are loved because they melt quickly in the mouth and have a crunchy, creamy taste and texture.

They are also very easy to make and can be freeze dried.

They can also be purchased from grocery stores or supermarkets in many countries around the world.

So can hamsters eat yogurt drops?

They can have a nibble at one or two, however they are not they best food for them and shouldn’t be fed purposely to them if you can help it.

There are much better foods for them.

can hamsters eat wheatbread

Can Hamsters Eat Wheatbread?

Wheatbread or wholemeal bread is a type of bread made using flour.

This is partly or entirely milled from whole or almost-whole wheat grains, see whole-wheat flour and whole grain.

It is one kind of brown bread. Synonyms or near-synonyms for whole-wheat bread outside the United States are whole grain bread or wholemeal bread.

Some varieties of whole-wheat bread are traditionally coated with whole or cracked grains of wheat.

Though this is mostly decorative compared to the nutritional value of a good quality loaf itself. (source)

So can hamsters eat wheatbread?

Yes they can eat it because it isn’t bad for them at all.

However, do’t feed them too much as it holds no nutritional value for them.

Make sure it doesn’t have any spreads on it such as butter though.

can hamsters eat wotsits

Can Hamsters Eat Wotsits?

Wotsits is a brand of cheesy flavour corn puffs sold by Walkers.

The most common form are cheese flavoured curly shapes.

However, over the years, various other shapes (such as waffle-shaped Wotsits) and flavours (such as prawn cocktail and flaming hot) have also been sold.

“Limited edition” Wotsits have also appeared on more than one occasion.

The brand was stretched into Whopping Wotsits, Weenie Wotsits, Waffle Wotsits as well as frozen Wotsits.

So can hamsters eat wotsits at all?

Unfortunately, they are not good for them at all to eat. They are far too salty.

However, if they were to nibble on one they should be fine but they really shouldn’t be fed purposely to them.

can hamsters eat wild rocket

Can Hamsters Eat Wild Rocket?

Wild rocket is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common name perennial wall-rocket.

This plant is native to Europe and Western Asia.

It can be found throughout much of the temperate world where it has naturalized.

This is an erect mustard-like plant with branching stems that may exceed half a meter in height.

It grows in clumps on the ground in a variety of habitats and is a common weed of roadsides and disturbed areas.

So can hamsters eat wild rocket?

Yes they can eat wild rocket in small amounts due to the peppery flavor. Dont’ give them too much though.

Just make sure it is store purchased and not actually picked in the wild.

can hamsters eat whole wheat bread

Can Hamsters Eat Whole Wheat Bread?

Whole wheat bread or wholemeal bread is a type of bread made using flour.

It is partly or entirely milled from whole or almost-whole wheat grains, see whole-wheat flour and whole grain.

It is one kind of brown bread.

Synonyms or near-synonyms for whole-wheat bread outside the United States are whole grain bread or wholemeal bread.

Some varieties of whole-wheat bread are traditionally coated with whole or cracked grains of wheat

Although this is mostly decorative compared to the nutritional value of a good quality loaf itself. (source)

So can hamsters eat whole wheat bread?

Whole wheat bread is fine for hamsters to eat. However, it holds no nutritional value for them so don’t feed them too much.

Just make sure it doesn’t have any additional flavorings, additives or spreads on it because this can cause problems for a hamster.

 

can hamsters eat yogurt

Can Hamsters Eat Yogurt?

Yogurt is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk.

The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as “yogurt cultures”.

Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and characteristic tang.

Cow’s milk is commonly available worldwide, and because of this, is the milk most commonly used to make yogurt.

Milk from water buffalo, goats, ewes, mares, camels, and yaks is also used to produce yogurt where available locally.

Milk used may be homogenized or not; both types may be used, with substantially different results. (source)

So can hamsters eat yogurt?

Unfortunately, they can eat it. They can’t handle the texture and it may also make them sick due to the amount of milk it contains. A food to avoid.

can hamsters eat radishes

Can Hamsters Eat Radishes?

Radishes are a swollen pungent-tasting edible root, especially a variety that is small, spherical, and red, and eaten raw with salad.

So can hamsters eat radishes?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, water, sugar, calcium, salt, phosphorus, and fat content is of particular interest as far as hamsters are concerned.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 66 kJ (16 kcal)
Carbohydrates
3.4 g
Sugars 1.86 g
Dietary fiber 1.6 g
Fat
0.1 g
Protein
0.68 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (1%) 0.012 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (3%) 0.039 mg
Niacin (B3) (2%) 0.254 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (3%) 0.165 mg
Vitamin B6 (5%) 0.071 mg
Folate (B9) (6%) 25 μg
Vitamin C (18%) 14.8 mg
Minerals
Calcium (3%) 25 mg
Iron (3%) 0.34 mg
Magnesium (3%) 10 mg
Manganese (3%) 0.069 mg
Phosphorus (3%) 20 mg
Potassium (5%) 233 mg
Zinc (3%) 0.28 mg
Other constituents
Fluoride 6 µg

source wikipedia

As you can see radishes contain a little calcium and sugar, quite a lot of acidic content, and a hint of fat.

This means that Syrian and Roborovski hamsters can eat them without an issue. A few slices at a time is a recommended but too much may make them sick.

However, because of their sugar content it isn’t advisable to give them to WInter white dwarfs, Chinese hamsters, and Russian Campbell dwarf hamsters as they are prone to diabetes.