can hamsters eat degu food

Can Hamsters Eat Degu Food?

Last updated 21st August 2016. The food that degu’s eat is usually a dried mix or pellets.

They can also eat good-quality guinea pig food or a degu-specific feed as these contain all the vitamis, mineral and othe nutrients that degu’s need.

Degu food will contain ingredients such as;

  • Timothy hay
  • wheat
  • soya hulls
  • flaked peas
  • soybean meal
  • barley
  • linseed
  • calcium carbonate
  • soya oil
  • mono-calcium phosphate
  • dried basil
  • dried broccoli
  • salt
  • yeast extract. (source)
So can hamsters eat degu food at all?

There is no harm in them nibbling degu food, but it is not a food that should be purposely be purchased for them to eat.