can hamsters eat millet seeds

Can Hamsters Eat Millet Seeds?

Millet is most often associated as the main ingredient in bird seed, however millet is a delicious grain that can accompany many types of food.

So can hamsters eat millet seeds?

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,582 kJ (378 kcal)
Carbohydrates
72.8 g
Dietary fiber 8.5 g
Fat
4.2 g
Saturated 0.7 g
Monounsaturated 0.8 g
Polyunsaturated
omega‑3
omega‑6
2.1 g
0.1 g
2.0 g
Protein
11.0 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (37%) 0.42 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (24%) 0.29 mg
Niacin (B3) (31%) 4.72 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (17%) 0.85 mg
Vitamin B6 (29%) 0.38 mg
Folate (B9) (21%) 85 μg
Vitamin C (0%) 0 mg
Vitamin K (1%) 0.9 μg
Minerals
Calcium (1%) 8 mg
Iron (23%) 3.0 mg
Magnesium (32%) 114 mg
Manganese (76%) 1.6 mg
Phosphorus (41%) 285 mg
Potassium (4%) 195 mg
Sodium (0%) 5 mg
Zinc (18%) 1.7 mg
Other constituents
Copper 0.8 mg
Selenium 2.7 µg

source wikipedia

As you can see millet seeds contain a lot of phosphorus, a hint of salt and calcium, a lot of acidic content and a little fat.

This means that hamsters can eat millet seeds but only in small amounts due to its acidic content.