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Old 05-04-2017, 01:13 PM   #1
skatergirl11
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Default Hamster seeds

Hi I wanted to know if there is any other seeds you can give a hamster other than flax,oats and sunflower seeds?
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Old 05-04-2017, 01:29 PM   #2
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Pumpkin seeds and chia seeds!
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Old 05-04-2017, 01:37 PM   #3
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The seeds must not be types included in their main mix in order to add true variety and have a real benefit from being added to the diet.Going from this guideline,it should be very easy to come up with a combination of seeds to give or a massive list(rotate between types when possible to offer maximum diversity within reason).If in doubt,simply post here with a link to the product you need to verify the safety of
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Old 05-04-2017, 02:10 PM   #4
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Default Re: Hamster seeds

Here's a short list of safe seeds and nuts

"Pine nuts
Quinoa
Peanuts (monkey nuts)
Walnuts
Sweet almonds (deshelled; NOT bitter)
Brazil nuts
Beech nuts
Millet
Hazelnuts
Pecans
Pistachios
Cashews
Flax seeds
Chia seeds
Sunflower seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Sesame seeds
Chestnuts
Niger seeds"

If you have any seeds/nuts in particular you're curious about, ask and we can specify! There are definitely more out there, these are the only ones I know off the top of my head
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Old 05-04-2017, 10:05 PM   #5
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That's a good list Drago, you could add hemp, perilla, milk thistle & safflower to that, all popular with my dwarf hams but syrians sometimes have different tastes!
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