Although small, guinea pigs are known to love their food. They love to eat fresh fruits and vegetables, and these should be incorporated in their daily meals. Besides this, ensure that your guinea pigs have a constant supply of hay. Guinea pigs love to eat hay and it also helps to keep their digestive system healthy.
Today, you can get pellets that contain all the required minerals and minerals. You should also give your guinea pig these pellets. However, do not just feed your guinea pigs pellets as it is not sufficient for them. Some people tend to feed their guinea pigs grass on a daily basis. This is okay as long as you supplement this with fresh fruits and vegetables. In case you cannot get fresh grass for your guinea pigs, then ensure you feed it fresh fruits and vegetables at least twice a day. If you are feeding grass, make sure that it is organic and does not contain pesticides or chemicals.
A guinea pig should have a balanced diet, and at the same time care should be taken that diet is varied, so that one item does not cause them digestive problems. You can easily feed your guinea pigs things like carrots, apples, bananas, celery, broccoli, cucumber, dandelion greens, tomatoes, spinach, bell peppers and Kiwi fruit. However, make sure that your guinea pigs are not fed lettuce that is light green in color, nuts, raw beans and long celery. These are not good for the guinea pigs and can cause digestion problems or even be fatal.
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