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Commercial hamster foods

A wide variety of hamster mixes and pellets are commercially available in the UK.

This page attempts to provide information about the ingredients of as many types as possible, for comparison.

Prices and information correct as of time of purchase (2014)

Harry Hamster Complete Museli


Wheat, Alfalfa, Soybean Meal (may be GM), Maize, Flaked Maize, Flaked Peas, Sunflower Seeds, Soya Flakes (may be GM), Peanuts, Soya Oil (may be GM), Pumpkin Seeds, Extruded Locust Beans, Calcium Carbonate, Salt

Additives (Colourants, Vit A, Vit D3, Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate, Calcium Iodate Anhydrous, Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate, Manganese Oxide, Zinc Oxide)

Analysis: 19% Crude Protein, 8% Crude Fibres, 6% Crude Oils & Fats, 5% Crude Ash

700g - 2 (1.43 for 500g) from Pets at Home


Nature's Touch Hamster


Sunflower, Bran, Wheat, Barley, Corn, Hay, Wheat Ear (Triticum spp), Dehydrated Apple (Mali Fructus), Dehydrated Coconut (Cocos nucifera), Sunflower Seed, Dehydrated Carrot (Daucus carota), Soybean oil

Additives (Vit A, Vit D3, Vit E, Vit C, Lys(lisina), Iron (Ferrous Carbonate), Iodine (Potassium Iodine), Cobalt (Cobaltous Basic Carbonate), Copper (Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate), Manganese (Manganese Oxide), Zinc (Zinc Oxide), Selenium (Sodium Selenite))

Analysis: 15% Protein, 15% Crude Fibre, 10% Moisture, 10% Crude Ash, 6.5% Crude Oils & Fats

500g - 4 (4 for 500g) from Pets at Home


Pets at Home Hamster Museli


Alfalfa Meal, Flaked Peas, Maize, Extruded Wheat, Soya Pellet (GM), Flaked Maize, Toasted Wheat, Flaked Wheat, Sunflower Seeds, Wheat Feed, Extruded Locust Beans, Extruded Alfalfa, Soya Oil (GM)

Additives (Vit A, Vit D3, Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate, Calcium Iodate, Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate, Manganese Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Sodium Selenite)

Analysis: 17% Protein, 11% Moisture, 6% Crude Fibres, 6% Oils & Fats, 5% Crude Ash

1kg - 2.50 (1.25 for 500g) from Pets at Home


Pets at Home Hamster Nuggets


Wheat, Maize, Soya, Wheatbran, Peas, Beet Pulp, Chicken Meal, Poultry Fat, Monocalcium Phosphate, Limestone, Salt, Short Chain Fructo-oligosaccharides (min 0.3%)

Additives (Vit A, Vit D3, Vit E, Calcium, Phosphorous, Copper (Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate), Iodine (Calicum Iodate), Selenium (Sodium Selenite), Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate, Manganese Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Technological Additives, Tocopherol Rich Extracts of Natural Origin)

Analysis: 17% Protein, 10% Moisture, 4% Crude Fibre, 4.6% Oils & Fats, 5% Crude Ash

750g - 2.75 (1.96 for 500g) from Pets at Home


Pets at Home Healthy Balance Hamster Museli


Ingredients: Alfalfa Meal, Flaked Peas, Flaked Maize, Extruded Wheat, Soya Pellets (GM), Maize, Toasted Wheat, Peanut Kernels, Sunflower Seeds, Extruded Maize, Soya Oil (GM).

Additives (Colourants, Vit A, Vit D3, Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate, Calcium Iodate, Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate, Manganese Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Sodium Selenite)

Analysis: 17% Protein, 11% Moisture, 6% Crude Fibres, 6% Oils & Fats, 5% Crude Ash.

1kg - 3 (1.50 for 500g) from Pets at Home


Wagg Hamster Gerbil Mouse Munch


Wheat, Wheatfeed, Oatfeed, Toasted Soya, Peas, Sunflower Ext., Flaked Maize, Whle Maize, Peanuts (4%), Sunflower Seeds (4%)i Vegetable Oil, Lucerne, Apple (4% in green pellet), Grape (4% in green pellet), Syrup, Grass, Minerals, Linseed (0.4%), Carob Meal, Yeast (0.05%)

Additives (Vit A 8000 iu, Vit D3 1,200 iu, Vit E (alpha tocopherol acatate) 40iu, Iron III Ferric Oxide 450mg, Iron Sulphate Monohydrate 7mg, Calcium Iodate Anhydrous 1mg, Cupric Sulphate Pentahydrate 10.5mg, Manganous Oxide 21mg, Zinc Oxide 15mg, Zinc Chelate 70mg. Colourants (from a mineral source found in nature), Antioxidant.

Analysis: 16% Protein, 10% Fat, 9% Crude Fibre, 5% Crude Ash, 0.7% Calcium, 0.5% Phosphorus

1kg - 1.85/1.99/2/2.09 (92.5p/99.5p/1/1.045 for 500g) from ASDA/Morrisons/Sainsburys/Waitrose


ASDA Hamster and Gerbil Museli


Wheat, Peas, Wheatfeed, Oats, Oatfeed, Maize, Sunflower Extract, Peanuts, Sunflower Seeds, Lucerne, Grass, Vegetable Oil, Grape, Calicul Carbonate, Apple, Minerals, Linseed, Carob Meal, Yeasts (0.04%)

Additives (Vit A 8000 iu, Vit D3 1200iu, Vit E (alpha tocopherol acetate) 40mg, Iron III Ferric Oxide 450mg, Iron SUlphate Monohydrate 7mg, Calcium Iodate Anhydrous 1mg, Cupric SUlphate Pentahydrate 8mg, Manganous Oxide 20mg, Zinc Oxide 15mg, Zinc Chelate 70mg. Colourants (from a mineral source found in nature), Antioxidant)

Analysis: 14% Crude Protein, 8% Crude Fibres, 7% Crude Oils & Fats, 4% Crude Ash, 0.7% Calcium, 0.4% Omega 3

1kg - 1.50 (75p for 500g) from ASDA


Tesco Everyday Value Gerbil & Hamster Food


Wheat, Peas, Wheatfeed, Oatfeed, Oats, Maize, Sunflower Meal, Peanuts, Sunflower Seeds, Vegetable Oil, Grass, Minerals, Apple, Grape, Carob Meal, Linseed.

Additives (Vit A, Vit D3, Vit E, Iron III Ferric Oxide, Iron Sulphate, Calcium Iodate Anhydrous, Cupric Sulphate Pentahydrate, Managanous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Chelate, Antioxidants, Colourants (from a natural source))

Analysis: 14% Protein, 8% Crude Fibres, 7% Fat, 4.5% Inorganic Matter

1kg - 1.59 (79.5p for 500g) from Tesco


Tesco Hamster Food


Maize, Wheat, Peas, Soya, Wheatfeed, Oatfeed, Peanuts (min 4%), Sunflower Seeds (min 4%), Grass, Sunflower Ext., Vitamins & Minerals, Apple, Grape, Vegetable Oil, Carob Meal, Linseed.

Additives (Vit A, Vit D3, Vit E, Iron (Iron III Ferric Oxide), Iodine (Calcium Iodate), Copper (Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate), Manganese (Manganous Oxide), Zinc (Zinc Oxide, Zinc Chelate), Antioxidant)

Analysis: 16% Protein, 9% Fat, 7.5% Crude Fibres, 4% Inorganic Matter

1kg - 2 (1 for 500g) from Tesco