can hamsters eat bird seed

Can Hamsters Eat Bird Seed?

Updated August 20th, 2016. Bird food is food (often varieties of seeds, nuts, dried fruits or dried larvae) eaten by birds.

The most important use of bird feed globally, is as feed for domesticated poultry.

However (especially in developed countries), people also make or buy bird food to feed to pet birds or use in bird feeders for wild birds.

Bird food can be natural or commercial.

The choice of what to use as bird food depends on the species of bird being fed. Bird food can also potentially attract rodents.(source)

So can hamsters eat bird seed?

If they happen to nibble it they will be fine but it isn’t a food that should be fed purposely to them.

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