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  1. A

    Hay/Grass

    The glorious weather we had through May meant my two 20 week old sows have had plenty of lawn time. They've gorged and gorged on grass and have been extremely content. Now the weather has turned a bit wet they've been confined to their large hutch with bundles and bundles of hay...all of which...
  2. Queenjellybeany

    Hay Rack?

    Hi all! I was here yesterday asking for help for mites on my poor piggie girl! So I'm wondering if it would be better for me to have a hay rack that they can eat from? They normally just have a hay and grass mix on the floor for them to play in as well as they love it haha. Now however I'm...
  3. cashewandpeppa

    Dust-free hay in the US

    Quality of hay is BY FAR the most important thing to me for my girls. I'm looking for a premium hay to order online that doesn't have a ton of dust at the bottom of the bag/box. I'd order from dustfreehay.co.uk if I was in the UK, but I'm in Chicago, IL. And their hay is American-grown, so I'm...
  4. Y

    Hay- replaced

    Hey, I have a question: I bought 2 pounds of hay two weeks ago and put them in a cage. There was plenty more left of him. The question is, should it be replaced, or can it be left to them? Thanks
  5. ashleemelda

    Not Eating As Much Hay Beginning 5/7

    On Thursday, May 7, I opened a fresh new bag of hay (I use Oxbow's Timothy Hay/Orchard Grass Blend). Neither of my guinea pigs seemed that interested and preferred instead to eat what was left of their old bag; hay that was arguably less fresh and getting stale. But even then, they did not eat...
  6. wheek!guinea

    Feedback on my daily veggie chart?

    Do you mind sharing pictures of what you feed your piggies daily, even if you have them in chart? :luv: Down below is what I've planned out, please let me know if I need to modify or if you have any suggestions please. :) side note: it says Glacier's Daily Meal but need to switch it to Glacier...
  7. T

    Best Quality Hay?

    Hello Guys, I live in the US, I just wanted to know some options on good quality hay. In particular i'm looking for Hay recommendations that can possibly help curb piggie pickyness lol, if not then just a really well balanced and healthy hay! Here in the states I've seen Oxbow, Kaytee, i've...
  8. Hannahb2804

    Type of hay and where to purchase

    Hi! Wondering if anyone could help me, I’ve been doing my research on the best hay to buy for piggies, Preferably id want to buy one big box to use for both the toilet tray and hay bag but I know some people chose to do one type of hay for one and one the other so if anyone could answer these...
  9. Spoink

    Recommended hay racks?

    Hello, my lovelies. 😊 I’m just looking for some suggestions on what hay racks work best for your piggies in keeping at least some of the hay clean and edible. I have tried a couple of different types but no joy yet, they are still quite small so some they can’t reach or get into properly. I...
  10. alphadox

    Sow Refuses Bluegrass Hay?

    I had a very bad batch of 3rd cut timothy hay which was brown and more like 2nd cut. I decided to try the bluegrass and it is fresh and so green compared to batch I got a year back. But...my one sow is acting strange with it. She will shift through it and not sit down. She takes the strands and...
  11. A

    1 year old and 3 month old. What food is better?

    I have a 1 year and 1 month old guinea pig who lives in the same cage as a 3 month old guinea pig. Should I feed pellets and hay made for adult guinea pigs or ones made for baby guinea pigs?
  12. W

    I'm allergic to my guinea pig's hay

    3 weeks ago I brought home my two boys, Womble and Bear. Whilst I love them dearly my respiratory system isn't coping very well with their hay and I'm getting a cough, sore eyes and an itchy throat. I've been taking anti-allergens but I need a long term solution. I've heard air purifiers can...
  13. K

    Will my guinea pig be comfortable sleeping on hay?

    Hi! Sorry if this is a silly question but if i stuff the pig igloo with hay, will it be uncomfortable for my pig? I use linen and sawdust bedding and I’ve always stuffed the igloo with hay but it seems really scratchy to me? Will he be uncomfortable sleeping with hay in the igloo, should I just...
  14. Spoink

    Weaning back onto hay after Recovery?

    Hello, me again! Just looking for some advice really - I am wondering if anyone has any tips or tricks on getting your piggy’s interest back into hay after syringe feeding? My little girl Biscuit is now gaining weight again and is beginning to thrive, she is more active in herself and more...
  15. Stephanie 784

    Hay

    Any one on here in the USA? What hay do you feed I’m fed up with oxbow there just not consistent. I’m looking for a new orchard grass. I have been buying there 50 pound box of orchard grass and it has either been very moldy or had a funny smell or the last box I got was just dust and small...
  16. Spoink

    Territorial over food?

    Hi, any help would be so appreciated. I have 2 females, Biscuit was adopted and is at least 2 years old (actual age unknown) and one new addition that we got 2 days ago, Piglet - she’s a baby. :love: We did an introduction and all was really smooth. Biscuit seemed to take Piglet under her wing...
  17. R

    C&c grid hay rack

    After the hay rack I bought tuned out to be too small for my 3 greedy pigs and the hay was running out in the night I have DIYed this from spare grids. Does it look ok? I have watched and they have all managed to eat from it easily.
  18. ashleemelda

    Question Re: Hay, Weight Gain Food

    Since getting my girls back in late May/early June they have always been on the petite side. I have since gotten them up to approximately 840g. After a discussion with my vet and looking at several forums on here, I began slowly introducing small amounts of dry, old-fashioned oats and grated...
  19. Wheeky_pigs

    Farm hay okay to eat?

    Hi all, I’m just wondering if untreated greasy hay from our local farm is okay for the guinea pigs? Thank you for your help.
  20. SydneySharkk

    Guinea pig making weird faces

    I just checked on him right now and he’s making weird faces. Like he has something stuck in his mouth. I know my old guinea pig would make these faces when she was having trouble eating, so it’s just making me worried. I’m hoping it will correct itself soon, maybe it’s just a piece of hay stuck...
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