Feed your hamster or gerbil a healthy diet free of seeds, high-sugar fruits and artificial preservatives, colors and flavors with Oxbow Essentials Healthy Handfuls Hamster & Gerbil Food. While hamsters and gerbils love seeds and fruits, they can be high in calories and low in nutritional quality. Consuming too much of these foods can cause finicky eating patterns and obesity. Oxbow Essentials Healthy Handfuls Hamster & Gerbil Food is a complete diet balanced with nutrients that help maintain proper nutrition, weight, digestive function and dental health. It contains a blend of timothy hay, oats and barley to provide vital nutrients that support daily function and performance in hamsters and gerbils. Serve with Oxbow hays to encourage foraging and provide enrichment for relieving stress and preventing boredom.