NOT ADVISABLE!!! Useful treats to hand feed or use in water to encourage water play. They soon get the idea and break away the rest of the shell until they can get the egg out. Bacteris can enter the egg and survive in the yolk. You should still supply lab blocks as well. let them eat the shells if they want. Same as with broccoli, rats will eat cauliflower cooked or raw. The ultimate group treat for your rats. Both the outer and the white parts of orange peels can be harmful for male rats. Cashews. raw, over easy, full scramble, hardboiled. Chicken Bones All my rats have been given raw egg. Not very big at all. Tip: if you are peeling carrots, save the skins and give to your ratties to munch on! These can cause anemia and give rats upset stomachs. Some people think that just because rats are stereotyped as scavengers, they can eat moldy food. They'll be fine. Rats along with any animal can eat raw egg yolk. Scrambled Eggs – Like boiled eggs, rats love this food. I’ve not given mine raw eggs as this might be a bit too messy. 10 years ago. Just put one whole in the cage and have fun watching them trying to break into it. Rats can eat lots of things that you can too. The worst possible thing is that since I saw the rats for the first time I have been getting at max 3 eggs from 19 hens. It can be any way you want. Oranges. Here’s a fairly extensive one. When the hen passes the egg there can be some fecal contamination of the shell. I can just see them getting covered in raw egg and having to be washed. The mice we have here are maybe 2 inches long at most. Frozen peas and corn kernels. 1 0. Jul 31, 2011 #2 HEChicken Crowing. Rats love eating rice, only give small amounts in a serving. It’s a staple in any rat diet. Aug 12, 2009 7,552 205 356 BuCo, KS My Coop. We also set some snap traps but I can't put them in the coop with the chickens because I don't want to hurt them with it so we have to put them in the hay room instead and where we can put them might not be where they go. Need a list of things that are safe for your rats? Eggshells are porous and permeable so the chick embryo can get oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide. It's never caused problems and apparently is good for a nice shiny coat. Remember, only 20% of their diet should consist of veggies and fruits. Cauliflower. I'd be really surprised. Vegetables that are safe Carrots Cauliflower Celery Choy Corn Cucumber Broccoli Butternut squash Green beans Kale Mushrooms Peas Peppers Potatoes This isn't a full list, but contains the most common food items that are safe for rats, and which should be avoided. One of the best protein sources you can give, and an egg provides vitamin A, B group, D, iron, and selenium. 2 years ago. They will still have the same fun trying to get into it. Quite fatty nuts but one every once in a while is fine. Raw onions. Azuki beans Apple (pips removed) Apricots (no stone) Asparagus Aubergine (eggplant) Avocado (flesh … Can they eat eggs? However, mold and bacteria can be extremely toxic to rats, just as they can be to humans. If you are not comfortable giving raw egg you could always give them hard boiled egg instead. Rats will eat it raw, boiled or steamed. Wild rats eat nuts, seeds, grains, vegetables, fruits, insects, worms, eggs, dead animals, and even frogs, fish, reptiles, birds and mammals that they catch and kill. This means they are partially predatory and have a high requirement for some nutrients that are most abundant from animal sources. Anonymous. Mind you we are talking little field mice not rats. Whole Grain Bread/Crackers – All the ingredients are safe and healthy for rats. Strawberries – A healthy treat food for rats. 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