How To Feed A Guinea Pig

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Adult guinea pigs are fed 2-3 times a day. Serving per feed – 2 tbsp. tablespoons of feed. If you feed 2 times a day, then give 3 tbsp. tablespoons of food at a time. She must not kill. Even if the pig does not eat immediately, she will definitely eat after.

Hay must be present in the cage, grass in the summer. In summer, you can hay (dried grass) and fresh grass. Hay helps tooth grinding (20 teeth: 4 incisors and 16 available), favorably affects the digestion process. Grass is a rich source of vitamins that also have a beneficial effect on the digestion process.

Feed and clean water must be present in the pet’s cage. If the pig eats food, then in between it will eat hay. If it is bad, let’s say on her health.

In the morning, juicy food is given – 160 gr. Pregnant and lactating females, in Skinny guinea pig breed, morning and evening.

Skinny differ from other guinea pigs not only in their appearance, but also in their appetite. Skinny guinea pigs are fed 3-4 times a day or 2-3 times.

How To Feed A Guinea Pig

The size of the drinker for a guinea pig is at least 250 ml. “Vitamin C” is added to the drinker. It does not produce guinea pig. Dosage of Vitamin C on a 250 ml drinker. – 5 – 25 mg., Depending on the time of year. In winter, Vitamin C is given more than in summer. Since ascorbic acid easily enters into chemical reactions. The solution must be changed daily. If the guinea pig receives vitamins in the complex, then in this case he also needs to be given “Vitamin C”.

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Vegetables:
Carrot
Cabbage (in small quantities!)
Cucumber (in summer)
Leaf salad (a favorite treat, given only in summer)
Zucchini
Pumpkin
Sweet pepper (green, yellow, red)
Beet
Sweet corn (not canned)

Berries and fruits:
The apples
Pears (in small quantities)
dried rose hips (added to feed)

Plants:
Dandelion
Plantain
Clover
Parsley (not for pregnant pigs)
Celery
Dill
Spinach
Nettle (dried)
Alfalfa
Chamomile
Yarrow

Cereal feed
Feed guinea pigs one of the most common and possible diseases. This is due to the fact that they contain all vital amino acids, minerals and vitamins (A 1, B 12, C, D). To increase the value of feed, it is necessary to include in addition to grain mixtures in the diet: hay, root crops, vegetables and fruits; in summer – fresh grass (various plants). Some plants are poisonous to guinea pigs and other animals – see poisonous plants.

Common salt
Can be included in the diet: young animals – 0.5 g each, adults – 1 – 2 g. Per animal per day.

Hay, dry food and water should always be in the cage!

How To Feed A Guinea Pig