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Feeding your gerbil

gerbil feedingA good quality dry food can form the basis of your gerbils’ diet. In the wild, gerbils forage for seeds, grasses and grains so when you are feeding your gerbils scatter a small handful of dry mix on the surface instead of just putting them into a bowl. This encourages natural behaviour and prevents them from over-eating.

Add a variety of treats to your gerbils’ weekly diet: not only will this help to keep feeding interesting; it will also provide all the essential vitamins and minerals that your gerbils require.

Foods that your gerbils will enjoy include pasta, fruit and vegetables, boiled eggs, pulses and cereals, budgie seed / millet spray, small amounts of grass and fresh dandelions and fruit tree wood to gnaw on

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