1. Ffduty

    Alfalfa for underweight guinea pigs?

    Hello, I have 3 sows, they are all about 5 months old, but are a bit underweight and a but small for their age. They are eating fine and seem otherwise healthy but still don't seem to be putting as much on as they should. I have been recommended alfalfa hay to fatten them up, is this suitable...
  2. x3littlepiggies

    Calcium requirement for junior pigs?

    Hi. I have 3 girls who are 10 weeks old. I've been giving them 1 handful of alfalfa hay every other day in with their Timothy & meadow hay. Ive been feeding them veggies as you would an adult pig (not too many high calcium foods). Somebody told me not to worry about calcium content until they're...
  3. Lilythepig2017

    How Often/ How Much Alfalfa For 4 Month Guinea Pig?

    hello For a guide apig that is 4 months old, how often/ how much (roughly) should I give alfalfa? She does not get any in her pellets. Thanks so much!
  4. ginnyweasley

    Feeding Baby Guniea Pigs?

    I don't own guinea pigs yet but I plan on getting two young ones. I read that it's best to give young pigs alfalfa instead of the usual timothy hay, I plan on giving them alfalfa pellets should I still give them alfalfa hay as well or is that overkill? Also if I should give them alfalfa hay does...
  5. Keiko The Pig

    When To Switch To Timothy?

    i have one boar who is 4 months and one who will be 2 months at the end of May. When should I switch them over to Timothy hay/products? Most of what I read says at 6months but I don't want to deprive my younger piggy of the alfalfa and nutrients he needs to grow big and strong. They have 2...