Brussel sprouts are a popular vegetable that is eaten in many different countries. It is eaten most popularly as an accompaniment vegetable to meat.
It is usually prepared by cutting the buds ooff the stalk and any surplus stem, stripping away any surface leaves. Once it is cut and cleaned it is typically cooked by roasting, grilling, stir frying, steaming or boiling.
So can gerbils eat brussel sprouts at all?
Let’s take a look here and find out more.
In particular, we are interested in its water, acidic, calcium, sugar, phosphorus, fat, and salt content as far as gerbils are concerned.
As you can see brussel sprouts contain a huge amount of water content, a lot of phosphorus and acidic content, a little calcium and sugar and a hint of fat.
This means that unfortunately, they can’t be eaten by gerbils. They contain far too much water and acidic content for gerbils to be able to handle and will make them sick.
A food to avoid as far as gerbils are concerned.