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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-11-2009, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
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DRY fruit?

Hi all!

So, I wanted to give Davey (my mouse) a treat or two today. I looked up some stuff, and all I could find is that mice can eat pieces of fresh fruit. I was wondering if dry fruit is okay, too? It's not a problem, I have tons of fresh fruit here. I would just think it's easier to give him bits and pieces of the dry fruit from the bag, instead of cutting up some stuff.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-11-2009, 12:00 PM
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Dry fruit is okay but feed it in moderation because it really is mostly sugar.

You CAN find sugar free dried fruit (mostly bananas) but I really don't see it too often. You could always try health food stores, or if you have a dehydrator, you could make some yourself!

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-20-2009, 02:36 AM
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It's fine, but like Missy said its very sugary. I give my mice pieces of apple and banana every few days. They don't eat it if I give it to them everyday :p


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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-20-2009, 09:45 AM
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I sometimes give dried fruit as a treat.I usually give papaya or bananas.




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i'd assume you could give dried veggies too. like dried peas, beans, lentils

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-20-2009, 11:26 PM
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It's safe but I would try to avoid dried fruit that has added sugar. You can find dried fruit with nothing added at health food stores . I buy banana chips, dried papaya, raisins, tomato slices, and apple rings at the one near me to use as treats with the rabbits.




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