Rice is a staple food of many civilisations and cultures around the world. It is the most widely consumed staple food and it is eaten in a number of ways, either steamed, fried or boiled and is used especially in Asian cuisine.
It is the seed of a grass species and is the agricultural commodity with the third highest worldwide production.
Varieites of rice are typically classified as long, medium, or short grained.
So can gerbils eat rice?
They can but only a few grains as it expands in their stomach.
There are much better foods for your Gerbil to eat and enjoy.