The effects of chicken meat on bearded dragons have not been well researched. Hello guest! Bearded dragons can eat both celery sticks and leaves. The most common advice you will find in many resources is that: That recommendation is made on a quite logical assumption – since adult bearded dragons are much less active in captivity then they would be in the wild, they should eat less fatty foods to avoid getting overweight – and obesity is something bearded dragons are prone to in terrarium setting. Your email address will not be published. How much to feed your bearded dragon is always a subject of debate. The high nutrient density of eggs and the fact that carnivorous and omnivorous reptiles opportunistically feed on various eggs in their natural habitats makes them a good occasional supplement to your beardies’ regular menu. Anyone looking to buy an Adult Male Beardie. Her 2 lovely leos, Sonya and Mia are 15 and 14 years old. This is a fun activity that will bond you with your pet. However, I would recommend this only as an occasional or emergency-case food. The fact that bearded dragons are are omnivores – eating both insects and a wide variety of plant foods – might make you think that feeding them is a breeze. Q. While a bearded dragon can eat up to 10 hornworms in a day. 9 Best Worms for your Bearded Dragon 1. Don’t fall into the temptation to try and feed your beardie spiders. No. Due to the high salt content, additives and other ingredients, bread shouldn’t be regularly given to bearded dragons or any other pet animal. Dear Katarina Samurovic Note that carrots are high in vitamin A and moderately high in oxalates. Yes, but in moderation. They need a lot of humidity and a stick to climb on so once they emerge they can climb up it and dry their wings off. No. Did you know that you have to be careful when choosing your bearded dragon diet? It is important that you wash them well and cut them to the right size. That makes calcium supplementation even more important. Vitamin A is very commonly seen in many vegetables and leafy greens in the form of beta-carotene. Find out what is a proper bearded dragon diet in our guide: The bearded dragon, or beardie as we all endearingly like to call it, is probably the most popular pet lizard of our times. There are two schools of opinion on the ratio of plant and animal foods that bearded dragons need in their diet. I just about gave up then saw the moth the other night! They are high in calcium, low in fat, and have no chitin (exoskeleton) making them easily digestible. Yes, your bearded dragon can have an occasional slice of raw mango. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Beardie enthusiasts to meet online. Become a Beardie Club Member today! However, if you let your beardie to (safely) run around in your yard, you might catch him snacking on grass. Yes, bearded dragons should finely cut into thin circles (or quarters of circles). Salmonella – bacteria whose strains are the most common cause of food poisoning; it is contracted through consuming or unsafely handling live meat and fresh eggs. Although there is no way you can exactly replicate their natural diet in captivity, there is no need to do so anyway. It's a little time consuming searching for eggs, that's why I haven't been on the forum too much. Brussel sprouts can be given in moderation, like all other vegetables from the cabbage family. While the quantities your pet dragon has to eat to poison himself are not precisely known, you should never risk even with one slice of this popular fruit. Before the age of 2 to 3 months, young Bearded Dragons should be fed 3-5 times a day. I think these are all the eggs I'm going to get, the past few days I've had 3 moths die off and no eggs laid. It is high in Vitamin A. Contrary to belief they don't always lay eggs on a plant. Yours Most commercially raised feeder insects are deficient in calcium. Still, let’s not jump to conclusions too quickly. The ones on top I had just sitting on moist paper towel. Yes. Apples are perfectly safe for bearded dragons and other reptiles to eat. Bearded dragons are no different. No. Cantaloupe can occasionally be offered to your bearded dragon. I ordered too many hornworms and they grew faster than they could be eaten. Still, the fact is that captive animals are far less active than their wild cousins.