Can gerbils eat hemp seeds?

Hemp or industrial hemp typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.

It is one of the fastest growing plants and was one of the first plants to be spun into usable fiber10,000 years ago.

It can be refined into a variety of commercial items including paper, textiles, clothing, biodegradable plastics, paint, insulation, biofuel, food, and animal feed. (source)

Can gerbils eat hemp seeds?

Unfortunately, they can’t at all. They are not good for them to eat and should be avoided as a food for them.

For more foods that gerbils can and can’t eat, check out our gerbil food list