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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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What fruit Veg can i feed and how much per sitting
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-15-2004, 03:34 PM
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Hi Sid

Welcome to Paw Talk. It is very important that a Sugar Glider recieves a well balanced diet. Along with fruits and veg they do need protien and also extra vitamins.

There is a lot of information on diets here:http://www.sugarglider.net/links/pag...ion/index.html

I personally feed the BML diet http://www.sugargliderinfo.com/Nutri.../leadbeat.html and find it to be excellent.

Whichever diet you do choose to follow please make sure it is a proven one.

I see you are in the UK and I don't know what availability is like for all the ingredients over there as a lot of the diets are US based. I do know that there are a few UK owners on this board though http://www.sugarglider.net/ubbthread....php?Cat=0&C=3 so they also maybe able to help you.

Here a list of glider safe foods:

Fruits
Papaya, apples, figs, pears, kumquats, raspberries, cherries (no pits, they're toxic), blackberries, seedless grapes, plums persimmons, mangos, watermelon, strawberries, cranberries, apricots, cantaloupe, honeydew melons, casaba melons, kiwi, peaches and pomegranates. (Take out pits and seeds (don't worry about the smaller seeds i.e. strawberries, kiwi, etc.)

Vegetables
Peas, green beans, carrots, sweet potatoes, collard greens, mustard greens, spinach, squash, celery, watercress, broccoli, cauliflower, pumpkin, Brussel sprouts, asparagus, yams, corn.

(Limit corn, broccoli, and cauliflower)

We usually buy a bag of mixed frozen vegetables.

Proteins
Boiled or grilled chicken, eggs, mealworms, crickets, pinky mice

Other treats
Yogurt, Apple Sauce, Baby Foods (Fruit, Veggie, Chicken)
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-21-2005, 11:53 AM
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I use A produkt from Germany its a complete food whit : Parrot mix, nut mix, banana chips, pumpkin seed, popped up cereals, dried fruits, spruce shoots, nibble mix, meat-sticks, shrimps, sultanins, and pollen.
Beside that I use som vitamine and protiene produkt that I mix in wather.
The gliders love it and breed nicley.
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I also feed my sugarbutts the BML and so far they love it! I usually keep bags of frozen fruits and veggies that I had chopped in a processor. Following the portions suggested I usually alternate fruit one night and veggie the other. I must have about 30 bags of frozen bits in my freezer to choose from. Oh, and they are mealworm addicts too, lol.

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