Kaytee Food From the Wild Hamster Food

Quality Recommendation : CAUTION

Kaytee Food From Wild Hamster is a hamster food we issue caution about using. Despite the packaging that says "No sugar added", the ingredient list includes Dried Cane Molasses. The protein level is a bit low and the fiber levels a bit high. Fat is good. There are 8 whole ingredients for variety and 3 type of beneficial microorganisms.

Cautionary Warning

Manufacturer’s Product Description

In the Wild, hamsters forage a complex range of nutrients from a variety of grains, seeds, nuts, flowers, fruits, and vegetables to support optimal health. The animal nutrition experts at Kaytee developed Food From the Wild blend for the forager in your family. Inspired by the ancestral feeding habits of hamsters, Food From the Wild blend is crafted with hand-selected Sunflower Seed, Peanut, Pumpkin Seed, Carrot, and Rose Petal to encourage the healthy foraging activity your hamster needs. Pelleted pieces offer comprehensive nutrition and contain natural probiotics to support digestive health. Food From the Wild blend contains nutritious and tasty ingredients to meet the unique dietary needs of your hamster and has no added sugar, fillers, or artificial preservatives.

  • Species specific daily diet inspired by ancestral feeding habits
  • Premium pellets with a medley of rose hip, marigold, sweet potato, and timothy hay
  • No added sugar, fillers, or artificial preservatives
  • Natural foraging ingredients for variety and enrichment
  • Made with real fruit, vegetables, flowers, omega-3, prebiotics, probiotics, antioxidants, and amino acids

* Note: Most product descriptions come straight from the manufacturer. Our recommendations and scoring data are below.

Feeding Instructions

Pet TypeDaily FeedingHamster2 Tablespoons Transition Instructions When introducing a new food, begin with a mixture of “old and new” food, gradually increasing the amount of new food over a 7-10 day period. This will prevent digestive upset as well as allow your pet to adjust to the new food. Adjust portion for proper weight maintenance and when feeding additional pets. Discard any uneaten food and clean dish before each feeding.

Ingredients (Label)

Sun-cured Timothy Grass Hay, Sunflower Seed, Rolled Oat Groats, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Sun-cured Alfalfa Meal, Wheat Middlings, Ground Wheat, Millet, Milo, Ground Corn, Shelled Peanuts, Soybean Hulls, Pumpkin Seed, Dehydrated Carrot, Dried Rose Petals, Puffed Barley, Puffed Wheat, Ground Oats, Dried Cane Molasses, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Soybean Oil, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Vitamin A Supplement, Cholin Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), Ferrous Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyshosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Sulfate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfate Complex (Source of Vitamin K activity), Rosemary Extract, Citric Acid, Cholecalciferol (Source of Vitamin D3), Calcium Pantothenate, Pryridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Biotin, Cobalt Carbonate, Sodium Selenite, Dried ASpergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus Licheniformis Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtillis Fermentation Product.