can hamsters eat avocado

Can Hamsters Eat Avocado?

Avocado’s are a pear shaped fruit which has rough leathery skin, that has smooth and oily edible flesh.

It has a large stone at its center.

They are a popular fruit that is eaten either on its own or with salads.

So can hamsters eat avocado?
Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

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

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 670 kJ (160 kcal)
Carbohydrates 8.53 g
Sugars 0.66 g
Dietary fiber 6.7 g
Fat 14.66 g
Saturated 2.13 g
Monounsaturated 9.80 g
Polyunsaturated 1.82 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
lutein zeaxanthin
(1%) 7 μg
(1%) 62 μg
271 μg
Thiamine (B1) (6%) 0.067 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (11%) 0.13 mg
Niacin (B3) (12%) 1.738 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(28%) 1.389 mg
Vitamin B6 (20%) 0.257 mg
Folate (B9) (20%) 81 μg
Vitamin C (12%) 10 mg
Vit E (14%) 2.07 mg
Vitamin K (20%) 21 μg
Minerals
Calcium (1%) 12 mg
Iron (4%) 0.55 mg
Magnesium (8%) 29 mg
Manganese (7%) 0.142 mg
Phosphorus (7%) 52 mg
Potassium (10%) 485 mg
Sodium (0%) 7 mg
Zinc (7%) 0.64 mg
Other constituents
Water 73.23 g
Fluoride 7 µg

source wikipedia

As you can see, Avocado’s contain a lot of water, fat and acidic content, and a hint of sodium, sugar and calcium.

This means that unfortunately, avocado’s are not good for hamsters to eat. T

hey contain too much fat, water and acid for hamsters to deal with.

The skin and stone are also not good for hamsters to eat.

A food to avoid as far as they are concerned.