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Many hamsters breeders wonder if a hamster can eat carrots or not, and are carrots good for hamsters or harmful, so I answered all of these questions below.

can hamsters eat carrots?

Yes, hamsters can eat carrots, but in moderation, carrots contain a lot of vitamins and proteins that benefit hamsters ,When you offer carrots you should wash them well and cut them into small pieces so that the hamster can eat them, carrots contain vitamin C that the hamster needs and cannot produce it naturally It also contains vitamins K and A and a good percentage of calcium that helps in strengthening the bones, phosphorous, iron and magnesium, and also contains a small percentage of sugar and does not contain salts, carrots are one of the best vegetables that you can offer to hamsters


Are Carrots Good For Hamsters?


Of course, carrots are good for hamsters and will not cause them any problems if they eat them in moderation, as only once or twice a week is enough. You must also cut the carrots into small pieces so that the hamster can eat it without any problems. The carrots contain vitamin C that the hamster needs and cannot produce it. It also helps in strengthening the immune system. It also contains a good percentage of calcium that helps to strengthen the hamster's bones, but you must be careful not to give the hamster any food that contains oxalate with carrots because this will cause him to have bladder stones as oxalate prevents the absorption of calcium from The body, which may cause bladder stones

Nutritional value per 100 g

  1. Energy 173 kJ (41 kcal)
  2. Carbohydrates9.6 g
  3. Sugars 4.7 g
  4. Dietary fiber 2.8 g
  5. Fat0.24 g
  6. Protein0.93 g
  7. Thiamine (B1) 6%0.066 mg
  8. Riboflavin (B2) 5%0.058 mg
  9. Niacin (B3) 7%0.983 mg
  10. Pantothenic acid (B5) 5%0.273 mg
  11. Vitamin B6 11%0.138 mg
  12. Folate (B9) 5%19 μg
  13. Vitamin C 7%5.9 mg
  14. Vitamin E 4%0.66 mg
  15. Vitamin K 13%13.2 μg
  16. Calcium 3%33 mg
  17. Iron 2%0.3 mg
  18. Magnesium 3%12 mg
  19. Manganese 7%0.143 mg
  20. Phosphorus 5%35 mg
  21. Potassium 7%320 mg
  22. Sodium 5%69 mg
  23. Zinc 3%0.24 mg
  24. Water 88 g

tips

  1. You must cut carrots into very small pieces so that the hamster can eat it
  2. carrots should be washed well before you give it to the hamster and it should be fresh
  3. If you gave carrots to hamsters and they did not eat it, that indicates that they did not like carrots, so you should not give it to them again
  4. I do not recommend that you give carrots to young hamsters as it will cause a lot of problems for them
  5. You should give carrots to hamsters in a very small amount, and I advise you to give carrots once or twice, only in a week.
  6. If you introduce carrots to your hamster every day, it will cause many problems such as diarrhea
Conclusion
can hamsters eat carrots? Hamsters can eat carrots, but in moderation, as only once or twice a week ,carrots contains a lot of vitamins and proteins that benefit hamsters. You should cut carrots into small pieces when you present it to hamsters. 

correct diet

Hamsters need food daily and the diet should be mainly on vegetables with a very small piece of fruit, but I recommend that you do not give him fruit every day only every two days because the fruit contains a high percentage of sugars that may cause him diarrhea and obesity, also you should give the hamster Food that contains a high percentage of vitamin C because it cannot produce vitamin C naturally, so it needs an external source as well. Food must contain a good percentage of calcium to build and strengthen hamster bones. Also, food should not contain oxalates because it prevents calcium absorption, which may cause bladder stones.

The following foods are safe for your hamster to eat
  1. Lettuce (we recommend)
  2. bananas
  3. carrots
  4. Cauliflower
  5. Grapes
  6. Cucumber
  7. apple
  8. Strawberries
Hamsters are one of the best pets that you can raise in your home, as hamsters do not need much experience in order to raise also they do not need much space in the house also they can eat vegetables and fruits, but there are some vegetables and fruits that may be harmful to him

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