A good hamster diet is essential to a hamster’s health. A healthy hamster will be active during the night with wide open eyes and soft to the touch fur. Hamster food should be the staple of their diet, not snacks or treats. Too much snacks will lead a hamster to abandon their main food, which they need to have. Here are some recommended healthy hamster foods.
Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health
Kaytee is a well known brand for small animal pet food, especially for hamsters. This is their Forti-Diet line, which contains natural antioxidants for general health and immune support. Forti-Diet Pro is formulated to also help keep your hamster’s coat soft and shiny. This healthy hamster food contains Omega 3, which is good for a hamster’s heart and brain functions.
Hazel Hamster Food
Hamsters love this hamster food that also happens to be good for them. It contains ingredients such as alfalfa, flaked corn and beans, soybean meal, sunflower seeds, peanuts, and poultry by-product meal. To top it off it is also formulated with essential vitamins and minerals.
Forti-Diet Pro Health Pellets
There is also the traditional pellet food for hamsters. Kaytee has the Forti-diet pro line in pellet form. It is rich in fiber and has natural antioxidants that is good for their immune systems and fur.
Please also read about which Snacks and toys you should get to keep your hamster happy. There is also a section on hamster essentials if you plan to maintain a livable environment in your hamster’s cage. And before it happens, read what you should do if your hamster becomes sick.