Buckwheat or ‘beech wheat’ is the name for triangular seeds, which resemble the much larger seeds of the beech nut from the beech tree, and that are used like wheat.
So can hamsters eat buckwheat?
Let’s take a look at its nutritional data and find out more
In particular, their acidic, water, sugar, fat, salt, calcium, and phosphorus content is of most interest as far as hamsters are concerned.
As you can see buckwheat contains a hint of salt, a huge amount of phosphorus, acidic content
This means that they should only be eaten in small amounts only on an occasional basis, as buckwheat is very acidic and high in fat. A few grains at time should suffice for them but nothing more than that.