Feta cheese is a brined cur white cheese that is made in Greece from Sheep’s milk, or from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk.
It is a crumbly aged cheese that is commonly produced in blocks and has a slightly grainy texture.
Feta cheese is used as table cheese as well as in salads and pastries.
It is used in phyllo-based dishes and tyropita or served with some olive oil or olives and they sprinkled with aromatic herbs such as oregano.
It can also be served cooked or grilled.
So can hamsters eat feta cheese?
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.
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,103 kJ (264 kcal)
Carbohydrates 4 g
Fat 21 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin A 422 IU
Riboflavin (B2) (70%) 0.84 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(19%) 0.97 mg
Vitamin B6 (32%) 0.42 mg
Vitamin B12 (71%) 1.7 μg
Calcium (49%) 493 mg
Sodium (74%) 1116 mg
As you can see feta cheese contains a lot of calcium, acidic content, and fat.
As a result, this means that it really isn’t good for hamsters to eat at all.
It will make them sick if they eat it as its content is just too much for them to handle.