calcium amount

  1. S

    Balanced diet for guinea pigs?

    Hiya, I have an IC guinea pig as some of you may know. I am looking to reduce the calcium content for her in her diet so that it may help her symptom of squeaking when peeing/pooing. I have read on here about the diet that includes gem lettuce, celery, coriander, spring greens (I am going to use...
  2. Puddles1999

    How much calcium/vitamin c?

    Hi! I’ve been doing research on my veggies lately and I can not find the right amount of vitamins c/ calcium that guinea pigs are supposed to have daily. One article said that for an adult guinea, they need 25 mg and then another said they need 100mg a day. Does anybody actually know the right...
  3. P

    How to reduce calcium in diet?

    Hi, Please can you help as I’m becoming a bit calcium obsessed. Our guinea pigs have white pee at the moment. They’re not in pain it’s just white and this is a bit of a new thing. I’m pretty sure the hay isn’t alfalfa but am checking. I’m trying to reduce the green leafy veg that is high in...
  4. HeatherW

    Too Much Calcium In Wee?

    Is this something I should be concerned about, thinking further down the line? I moved to fleece from shavings a week or so ago and this is the first time I've seen what I assume is calcium in dried-out wee. I know wee is often a creamy colour anyway and my piggies are behaving perfectly...
  5. Lilythepig2017

    How Many Mg Of Calcium Per Pig Per Day Total?

    So I’m building a daily menu for my pig keeping Ca:P in mind. I would like to know how much Ca a pig needs in mg in a day. I read 200mg on some website but that seems awfully high to me as humans need 1,000 I believe and they are not 1/4 our size! Lol I want to make sure i give her all she...