Home Hamsters Food Can Hamsters Eat Lychees?

Can Hamsters Eat Lychees?

299
0
can hamsters eat lychees
  • Breed Group: 
  • Height: 
  • Weight: 
  • Life Span: 

A lychee is a small rounded fruit with sweet white scented flesh, a large central stone, and a thin rough skin.

So can hamsters eat lychees?

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

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

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 276 kJ (66 kcal)
Carbohydrates
16.53 g
Sugars 15.23 g
Dietary fiber 1.3 g
Fat
0.44 g
Protein
0.83 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (1%) 0.011 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (5%) 0.065 mg
Niacin (B3) (4%) 0.603 mg
Vitamin B6 (8%) 0.1 mg
Folate (B9) (4%) 14 μg
Vitamin C (86%) 71.5 mg
Minerals
Calcium (1%) 5 mg
Iron (1%) 0.13 mg
Magnesium (3%) 10 mg
Manganese (3%) 0.055 mg
Phosphorus (4%) 31 mg
Potassium (4%) 171 mg
Sodium (0%) 1 mg
Zinc (1%) 0.07 mg

source wikipedia

As you can see, lychees contain a little phosphorus, a hint of calcium, a little acidic content but the are very sweet.

This means that some hamsters can eat them, but unfortunately others can’t.

Syrian’s and Roborovski hamsters

Syrian’s and Roborovski hamsters can eat them in small amounts and in pieces that they can hold in their paws. It is recommended though that they only eat lychees on an occasional basis due to their high sugar content.

READ
Can Hamsters Eat Pears?
Winter white dwarf’s, Russian Campbell dwarf’s and Chinese hamsters

However, other pet hamsters such as Winter white dwarf’s, Russian Campbell dwarf’s and Chinese hamsters cannot eat them because of their high sugar content. Being prone to diabetes means that lychees will make these species sick.

If you want to find out more foods for your hamster, you can read “Hamster diet chart

vote
Article Rating

Can Hamsters Eat Lychees? Breed Characteristics

Adaptability stars Dog Friendly stars Shedding Level stars
Affection Level stars Exercise Needs stars Social Needs stars
Apartment Friendly stars Grooming stars Stranger Friendly stars
Barking Tendencies stars Health Issues stars Territorial stars
Cat Friendly stars Intelligence stars Trainability stars
Child Friendly star Playfulness stars Watchdog Ability stars
  1. Adaptability stars
  2. Affection Level stars
  3. Apartment Friendly stars
  4. Barking Tendencies stars
  5. Cat Friendly stars
  6. Child Friendly star
  7. Dog Friendly stars
  8. Exercise Needs stars
  9. Grooming stars
  10. Health Issues stars
  11. Intelligence stars
  12. Playfulness stars
  13. Shedding Level stars
  14. Social Needs stars
  15. Stranger Friendly stars
  16. Territorial stars
  17. Trainability stars
  18. Watchdog Ability stars

Can Hamsters Eat Lychees? Breed Characteristics

Adaptability stars Energy Level stars Shedding Level stars
Affection Level stars Grooming star Social Needs stars
Child Friendly stars Health Issues stars Stranger Friendly stars
Dog Friendly stars Intelligence stars
  1. Adaptability stars
  2. Affection Level stars
  3. Child Friendly stars
  4. Dog Friendly stars
  5. Energy Level stars
  6. Grooming star
  7. Health Issues stars
  8. Intelligence stars
  9. Shedding Level stars
  10. Social Needs stars
  11. Stranger Friendly stars
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments