can hamsters eat coconut oil

Can Hamsters Eat Coconut Oil?

Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm.

So can hamsters eat coconut oil?

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

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

Nutritional value per 100g
Energy 3,607 kJ (862 kcal)
Fat
100
Saturated 86.5
Monounsaturated 5.8
Polyunsaturated 1.8
Vitamins
Vitamin E (1%) 0.09 mg
Vitamin K (0%) 0.5 μg
Minerals
Iron (0%) 0.04 mg

source wikipedia

As you can see it contains a huge amount of fat content and so it is not good at all for hamsters to eat and will make them sick.

A food to avoid.