Question by  rose56 (36)

What foods do gerbils eat?


Answer by  katharine (3981)

You can buy packaged gerbil food at pet stores, and you can feed breads, grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and plants.


Answer by  erinica11 (48)

Gerbils, like hamsters, eat a mixture of seeds and vegetables. Birdseed is often a good component. Most pet stores sell food. For treats, they can also eat popcorn WITHOUT butter or salt or other additives, popped from natural corn cobs.


Answer by  Nero (138)

A gerbils eats wind blown seeds, grains, and grasses. Gerbils are omnivores they need some amount of protein to keep them healthy. Gerbils in the wild eat insects to survive thats what they eat.


Answer by  smellycat22 (1129)

Gerbils should be kept on a diet mainly consists of pellet and/or seed mix that you can purchase. They can also have limited amount of fresh fruits and vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, apples and berries. Other treats like raisins, cheese, dog biscuits, breakfast cereal, cooked egg can also be given occasionally for variety.


Answer by  IzziCat (45)

Gerbils, like many small rodents, eat mostly grains and seeds. Pet stores should have special formulas for small rodents that you can buy in bulk or pre-packaged bags.

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