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  1. K

    ingredients of pellets

    Hello, please what do you think of these ingredients of pellets: Wheat bran, alfalfa meal, extracted sunflower meal partially hulled, wheat straw, malt flower, calcium carbonate, sodium chloride Analytical composition: crude protein 17% crude fibre 17,4% crude oils and fats 2,6% crude ash...
  2. N

    elderly pig not eating pellets?

    Hi guys, I’m a bit new here but as a guinea pig mom to elderly guys, I thought it would be good to have an account for any questions I had. So recently, my old man Nox (almost 6 yrs) has just completely stopped eating pellets. He still eats his hay and salads/veggies/fruits and is enticed by...
  3. Adelyn

    Begging for pellets?

    Every day I refill Clover and Stella's food bowl. One tablespoon of pellets each. In the evening their bowl is empty, and whenever I walk by they wheek at me. I give them a little bit more, and in the morning it's empty. We're back to where we started. Are they truly hungry, or are they eating...
  4. Immogen

    Am I feeding my piggies right?

    I have two female piggies, one is just under 2 years old and one is about 2 months old. I've been feeding the older piggy a cup of mixed veggies in the morning and two tablespoons of pellets in the afternoon along with unlimited fresh water and timothy hay. Should I be feeding the younger...
  5. Shaivy

    Pellet food for guinea pig

    Guys I am from India and the pellets which are buy for my baby is no more available here , and i was looking for another pellet brand Versele Laga, Small Animal Feed, Complete Cavia, 500-gm Buy Versele Laga, Small Animal Feed, Complete Cavia, 500-gm Online at Low Prices in India - Amazon.in I...
  6. CavyL0ver

    Are these ingredients safe?

    I wanna know if the ingredients of the pellets that I ordered are safe for baby guinea pigs. Thanks in advance. Ingredients: Alfalfa Hay, Timothy Hay, Soybean Hulls, Wheat, Wheat Bran, Maize, Soybean Meal, Soybean Meal oil, Yeast, Lysine, Methionine, Salt, Organic Multi-Minerals...
  7. T

    Bladder stone

    Hi everyone, I’m new here and I’m desperate for some help. My 3 and a half year old Guinea pig Nyla was diagnosed with a bladder stone about 2 weeks ago. The day of surgery, she actually passed the stone on her own and surgery was no longer needed. She was giving an extensive list of...
  8. JadeUps

    How much pellets?

    Hi! I’ve got two guinea pigs at 11 weeks old and I think I’ve been over feeding! I read that young guinea pigs should have unlimited pellets so I’ve been letting them have quite a lot. Now I’ve read that they should only have 1 tbsp per pig! They’re currently on adult food and I think they’re...
  9. Mystic_corgi

    How much?

    My guinea pigs love their pellets, but I am scared I am over feeding them I tend to just take a 1 cup scoop and barely fill it up to cover the bottom is that too little or too much?
  10. Jesse's pigs

    Burgess pellets

    Hi, Both my boys are fed on Burgess pellets the carrot and mint (think that’s the flavour😂 the orange bag as opposed to the purple they do). I actually feed my rabbit on the same stuff and this is the only food he eats (my boys aren’t fussed). When I had Steve at the vets about his squeaking...
  11. 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...
  12. A

    Guinea pig pellets

    Hi everyone! I'm a relatively new piggy mum and I’m just wondering how much I should feed my 2 boys? On the pellets we get, it says 35g per pig a day but they get through it very quickly, I’m talking about 4-5 hours sometimes! I’m wondering if they need a constant supply of pellets or we can...
  13. ashleemelda

    Suddenly Stopped Eating Pellet Food

    I feed my guinea pigs Oxbow Essentials (Adult) for their pellet food, and suddenly within the past 4-5 days, they have stopped eating it - they will either eat a few or sniff their bowls once and walk away altogether. As I am normally in my room getting ready for the day while they eat (which...
  14. 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?
  15. Simma

    New pellets

    My guinea pigs don't want to eat their new pellets (it's more like granules I think). I tried to mix them with the old ones but they only eat the old pellets. They just sniff the pellets and don't try to eat them (I have to admit, those pellets have really strong smell). I bought a big pack and...
  16. Rebeka


    Hi I've just gone to see my 2 girls and there food bowl is empty think they finished it within the last hour/hour and half I went to to box that I keep there food and it's empty one of my daughters must have put the last in there bowl and forgot to tell me and at it is 11.55pm here where I am...
  17. G

    Not Eating Pellet

    Hi! I have two boars (Patches and Carmal). I had to leave them alone for a week, but I had someone looking after them. Before I left, they would eat all their pellets by evening. This morning, I woke up around 10 am, and they had eaten the whole bowl. The thing is, that there are two bowls with...
  18. L

    Are Dumor Pellets Okay?

    Hello! I’ve been feeding my piggies pellets and hay from the brand Dumor at Tractor Supply since I’ve had them. I am seeing more and more posts that say seeds and things are bad, and Dumor has seeds and things in it. Could I just pick out the seeds and things or do I have to switch them to...
  19. Thiefelli

    Questions About Pellet Food!

    Hi everyone! I've had my pigs for about 6 months now and work in a pet shop so I'm always looking for good guinea pig pellet food. I know that anything with little colored chunks or flaked peas is bad for them so I avoid these mixes. I've tried all sorts, from Oxbow Organics (which they find...
  20. Lilythepig2017

    Vitamin D Question In Pellet-less Diet

    I think I may go for a pellet-less in my guinea pig's diet. What Vitamin D supplements are recommended during the winter months? For the spring/ summer/ fall months I've heard outside for just 15 minutes a day will suffice. Are we talking *direct* sunlight? Or just indirect sunlight outside...