can hamsters eat yogurt

Can Hamsters Eat Plain Yogurt?

Yogurt a semisolid sourish food prepared from milk fermented by added bacteria, often sweetened and flavored. It is eaten around the world in many different flavors.

So can hamsters eat plain yogurt?

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

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

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 255 kJ (61 kcal)
Carbohydrates
4.7 g(*)
Fat
3.253 g
Saturated 2.1 g
Monounsaturated 0.9 g
Protein
3.5 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv. (3%) 27 μg
Riboflavin (B2) (12%) 0.14 mg
Minerals
Calcium (12%)

source wikipedia

As you can see, plain yogurt contains a lot of calcium and acidic content.

This means that they can have a nibble of it, but it is not the best food for them to eat due to its high calcium and fat content.