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A Healthy Staple Diet For Sugar Gliders | Preparing The SGS 2 Diet

Written recipe:Vegetables:
150g butternut squash
140g sweet potato
50g carrotsFruits:
70g papaya
- 20g melon
- 20g PersimmonProtein:
- 1 boiled, peeled egg (or 50g chicken breast, cooked in only water. The egg is in the original recipe, I simply like to offer different protein as well.)Also add:
- 1 Tablespoon (18g) linseed soaked in hot water/hot chicken broth
- 2 Teaspoons (10g) Wombaroo High Protein Supplement
- 1 Tablespoon (15g) natural, probiotic yoghurt
- 1/4 (1.25g) Teaspoon acacia gum
- 1 Teaspoon (5g) bee pollen
- 1 Tablespoon (20-25g) wheatgermOne batch makes around 30-40 cubes. I only have 2 trays, that is why I am only showing you 20 in this video.
This batch actually made 40 cubes in total. I serve mine 1 cube per glider per night. I take them out in the morning before the feeding and let them thaw in the fridge until the evening. Twice a week I add calcium to their mix.More information on the SGS2 diet:
Here: http://sugarglidershop.co.uk/information/feeding-and-nutrition-for-sugar-gliders/
or here: http://sugarglider.info/diet/international-diets/sgs2diet/The Traffic Light System***Green Fruits & Veggies – At least 80%***The GREEN items with a ratio of 1:1 and above.  Use mostly these items:Papaya, Rosemary, Bok Choi, Squash (Spaghetti), Raspberries, Blackberries, Celery, Squash (Butternut), Custard Apple, Java (Jambolian) Plum, Apple (with Skin), Pear, Iams(UK Only) or James Wellbeloved, or Orijen cat biscuits, Persimmon (Sharon Fruit).GREEN with a ratio of between 0.97 – 0.7:1Guava, Green Beans, Carrots, Squash (Acorn), Blackcurrant, Mango, Sugar Snap / Snow Peas, Rutabaga, Dates, Cherries (Sweet), Apricots, Broccoli (florets), Sweet Potato, Kiwi, Strawberry, Cucumber, Broccoli, Mange Tout.***Amber Fruits & Veggies – At most 20%***AMBER  – use only 20% in weight of theseDandelion Greens, Spinach, Watercress, Kale, Collard Greens, Grapefruit (Pink, Red, & White), Pineapple, Tangerine/Mandarin, Lime, Orange (Navel), Raspberries, Lemon, Fig (fresh), Kumquat, Cantaloupe Melon, Honeydew Melon, Blueberry, Star Fruit (Carambola), Cauliflower, Pumpkin.***Red Fruits & Veggies – Very little***RED – Use very sparingly or not at all if toxicChinese (Asian Pear), Peach, Plum, Pomegranate, Nectarine, Banana, Tomato, Physalis (Cape Gooseberry), Passion Fruit, Sweetcorn.Avoid:  Rhubarb, Avocado* (Extremely high in fat), Grapes (Have caused illnesses and death in other species)This list is from here: http://sugarglider.info/diet/international-diets/sgs2diet/*** Recipe for Turkey Balls ***Turkey (or chicken) mince, a bit of grated sweet potato, butternut squash, apple, one raw egg.
Mix together and separate out one tablespoon at a time, roll into a meatball and cook in the oven at 150 degrees for 20 minutes until golden brown. Feed ½ ball per glider.————————————————————————————————————————They can have their treats as usual as soon as they have started to eat their diet.Some days they will eat more than others, don’t let that alarm you. As long as they go back to their normal feeding habit the next day or the day after that it’s ok. Sometimes they eat too many treats and are not so hungry anymore. Very often they are influenced by the moon phase and will sleep longer and eat less during the night.If you feel like your sugar glider might be sick and that is why it is not eating, please take it to a vet immediately. There is no magic recipe for healing a sick sugar glider.Read about other staple diets for sugar gliders:
Here: http://sugarglider.info/staple-diets/————————————————————————————————————————Staple diet and cage size are two of the most important factors that have to be taken into consideration when buying a sugar glider (actually at least 2, since they are colony animals and should not be kept alone – no matter how much time you spend with them).Please do your research before purchasing them. A good place to start is here: http://sugarglider.info/
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SPECIAL to Marie Bannister for allowing me to share her diet and recipe with you guys!  
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