Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
sitkasmom
Member Spotlight
theresaw
theresaw
United States
Posts: 361
Joined: July 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Gliders of the Round Table 9
by Hutch. 07/21/19 12:51 PM
Occasional Diarrhea/Lima beans?
by Mema. 07/21/19 12:17 PM
2020 Sugar Glider Calendar and Cafe Press Store
by theresaw. 07/19/19 02:06 PM
Play as a Glider?
by ScottH86. 07/19/19 02:02 PM
Urgent Opinions needed
by PeneAva2016. 07/19/19 10:45 AM
Re-Introductions 101
by KarenE. 07/19/19 09:48 AM
Dietary suggestions for a newbie?
by Feather. 07/18/19 09:07 PM
Ever want to play at being a sugar glider?
by Paani. 07/18/19 04:58 PM
Bonding tips for a newbie?
by CuratorXethia. 07/18/19 11:30 AM
Weird behavior??
by wvglidermomma. 07/18/19 08:32 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Fattening foods. #1405756
12/13/16 09:14 PM
12/13/16 09:14 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
C
Cathayvet Offline OP
Joey Member
Cathayvet  Offline OP
Joey Member
C

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
My critters eat everything. They are getting a bit chunky. What foods and treats are the most Fattening? I offer fresh and freeze dried insects as treats. Fresh salads and veggies and critter love. When I had my male neutered his calcium and phosphorus was normal. So what are the high calorie foods to avoid?

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1405757
12/13/16 10:26 PM
12/13/16 10:26 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,385
Wisconsin
Feather Offline
Administrator
Feather  Offline
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,385
Wisconsin
I would start with cutting out the treats. Then start eliminating fruit out of the diet.

Avocado is fattening.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Sklyar Blue, Mister Peanut, Big Mack & Ibo
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Micheal, Stevie, Cho & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman & T'Pring :rtmo: O'Ryan :leu:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1405759
12/13/16 11:48 PM
12/13/16 11:48 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
C
Cathayvet Offline OP
Joey Member
Cathayvet  Offline OP
Joey Member
C

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
Amazingly, fruit is their least favorite. I realize I feed too many mealworms and crickets.

Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1405760
12/13/16 11:49 PM
12/13/16 11:49 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
C
Cathayvet Offline OP
Joey Member
Cathayvet  Offline OP
Joey Member
C

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
Forgot to mention the only dry food they eat is the baby glider chow. Will have to go with low calorie.

Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1405762
12/14/16 12:11 AM
12/14/16 12:11 AM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,385
Wisconsin
Feather Offline
Administrator
Feather  Offline
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,385
Wisconsin
Can you feel any lumps in their patagium? If not they are not over weight.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Sklyar Blue, Mister Peanut, Big Mack & Ibo
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Micheal, Stevie, Cho & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman & T'Pring :rtmo: O'Ryan :leu:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1406264
01/05/17 10:08 PM
01/05/17 10:08 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
C
Cathayvet Offline OP
Joey Member
Cathayvet  Offline OP
Joey Member
C

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
F8nally able to get a feel, no lumps. But if you look at her from the front she has a chest like grandma. If you get what I mean. But still better looking than Tara Reid. Hahaha
She is bigger , squishier, ando the first one to the food dish.
What about dried mealworms and crickets..still Fattening?
I have them eating Critter Love breeder dried kibble and when that is finished will try the lower protein fruity kibble.

Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1406271
01/06/17 12:58 AM
01/06/17 12:58 AM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,385
Wisconsin
Feather Offline
Administrator
Feather  Offline
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,385
Wisconsin
A lot of the moobs your seeing is skin, all that patagium has to go somewhere when they are not using it.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Sklyar Blue, Mister Peanut, Big Mack & Ibo
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Micheal, Stevie, Cho & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman & T'Pring :rtmo: O'Ryan :leu:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Fattening foods. [Re: Cathayvet] #1406337
01/07/17 12:47 PM
01/07/17 12:47 PM
Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 274
Free Like the Wind!
Stef333 Offline
Glider Explorer
Stef333  Offline
Glider Explorer

Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 274
Free Like the Wind!
Originally Posted By: Cathayvet
Amazingly, fruit is their least favorite. I realize I feed too many mealworms and crickets.


How many meal worms and crickets are you feeding each day that you think is too much?

I am still trying to find the right balance of treats for my two young gliders, and don't know what "too many" may be. I have been feeding about two mealies each per day, on top of maybe one yogurt drop each, and a few sunflower seeds. (Plus Critter Love and salad as the usual daily meal.)

Thanks!
Stef


:grey: Yoda (Yodins) :grey: Jabberwinky (Winklefritz)

Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
2 registered members (KarenE, theresaw), 77 guests, and 250 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
Julierooster, CuratorXethia, Glidergirl4, PetreesParent, JackieMorales
6927 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums134
Topics9,847
Posts155,950
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members6,928
Most Online823
Jul 12th, 2019
Last 10 New Topics
Occasional Diarrhea/Lima beans?
by Mema. 07/20/19 09:24 PM
2020 Sugar Glider Calendar and Cafe Press Store
by theresaw. 07/19/19 02:06 PM
Play as a Glider?
by ScottH86. 07/19/19 02:02 PM
Urgent Opinions needed
by PeneAva2016. 07/19/19 12:05 AM
Ever want to play at being a sugar glider?
by Paani. 07/18/19 04:58 PM
Re-Introductions 101
by Ladymagyver. 07/18/19 09:45 AM
Bonding tips for a newbie?
by CuratorXethia. 07/17/19 11:58 PM
Dietary suggestions for a newbie?
by CuratorXethia. 07/17/19 11:25 PM
Re-homing
by Shalena. 07/16/19 04:41 PM
Weird behavior??
by wvglidermomma. 07/15/19 10:18 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
780,902 TEXAS
625,349 OHIO
431,729 OKLAHOMA
381,944 UTAH
280,170 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2019
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.038s Queries: 14 (0.012s) Memory: 1.3011 MB (Peak: 1.4755 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-07-22 01:23:36 UTC