Insects A La Carte

Insects A La Carte

Benefits of Insects as Treats Insects are the most common treat for pet hedgehogs. Hedgehogs are insectivores by nature, and a large portion of their diet in the wild consists of insects. Hedgehogs of the wild and the captive bred hedgehogs have different nutritional... Read More
Insect Nutritional Analysis Comparison

Insect Nutritional Analysis Comparison

The table below demonstrates that the nutritional content of insects varies not only between species of insects, but also between canned, live, and freeze dried versions as well as between vendors. When studying the protein and fat content of the insects, it is... Read More
Insect Variety Comparison

Insect Variety Comparison

Crickets Crickets can be purchased live from pet stores or online from insect suppliers. Live crickets should be “gut loaded.” The food the cricket has eaten (in its gut) is also beneficial to your hedgehog. Gut loaded crickets have more vitamins, minerals, calcium,... Read More
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