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Parsnips

Discussion in 'Food' started by Lady Kelly, Dec 23, 2011.

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  1. Lady Kelly

    Lady Kelly Adult Guinea Pig

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    Has anyone tried their piggies on parsnips at all?

    I picked up some from Aldi today as they were part of the super 6 so a bag for 39p as I knew my mum would eat them even if the piggies didn't (I don't like them).

    Thinking of giving the pigs a christmas dinner of brussels, parsnips, carrot and coriander hehe
     
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  2. Floydie

    Floydie Adult Guinea Pig

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    Mine get parsnips :) they are not on the top 5 list but they get nibbled :)
     
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  3. Lady Kelly

    Lady Kelly Adult Guinea Pig

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    a nibble is all I ask... I don't want something else that they'll turn their noses up at hehe
     
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    MummyMaynard New Member

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    Think I might try my pigs on parsnip too on christmas day see if they like it, struggling to find things they like at the moment!
     
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  5. LordBernieBouffant

    LordBernieBouffant Junior Guinea Pig

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    Mine like them very occasionally. They seem to like the thin end bits best :) I assume that, actually, Lord Bernie himself eats them all - he will eat anything :))
     
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    suem Adult Guinea Pig

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    I wish Bertie would eat parsnips! When I got him from a pet shop as a baby he would only eat dry food. After a few days I realised I had to take his dry food out and make sure he had no hay to get him to eat any veggies. He will nibble carrots, if I peel them, celery, cucumber (favourite but only gets a tiny bit)apple cores, cabbage..the nice centre bit! Of course he loves grazing on the lawn! He is so naughty!x)
     
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    Floydie Adult Guinea Pig

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    Mine like ones pulled from the garden with the tops still on :)).
     
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    Piggylet Junior Guinea Pig

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    Parsnip is the only food in the world I've found that my pigs just won't touch.
     
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    Treacle loves parsnips, she has a real sweet tooth. Cookie will eat them if nothing better is on offer, Putt(RIP) would just give us a dirty look if we tried to give them to her.

    Let us now how you get on with them.
     
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