During the feeding of hamsters, litter is often a probl […]
During the feeding of hamsters, litter is often a problem that plagues the breeder. Corn cob is highly regarded by some breeders and is considered clean, dust-free and natural. However, is the corn cob really suitable for hamster litter? What is corn cob? Corn cob padding? The corn cob is made by crushing the corn cob and then undergoing strict screening. It is generally used in industrial polishing and desiccant; and because corn cob is rich in cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, etc., it has been used in papermaking, bio-sugar and other industries.
Corn cob is also one of the medium components for cultivating mushrooms.
Advantages and disadvantages of corncob Advantages: clean, dust-free
Related conditions Aspergillis Fungus: This fungus grows on litter that dyes urine. When it starts to grow, it turns white and then turns black. The spores of this fungus are spread in the living environment of hamsters, which impair the health of hamsters. When it inhales dead spores, it is likely to die.
Corn cob padding promotes the growth of this fungus faster than other litter. This fungus also grows on decaying vegetables or fruits in cages.
The brand corn cob has improved in terms of water absorption and odor absorption, but this feature is no match with wood pellets.