Are Dried Corn Sticks Safe For Guinea Pigs?

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I got some dried Corn Sticks from Pets at Home last week, and I was wondering if they were safe for Guinea Pigs. It did say that they were for Guinea Pigs and Birds, but I wasn't sure whether they were, so I thought I'd check on here.
 

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There's a lot of things marketed for small pets which aren't actually suitable, normally due to the high sugar content.
I haven't bought this but I have seen in the past people advise they're not suitable. I checked the advisable food list in the sticky topic and can't see that this is advised, you could also check guinea lynx :)
 

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To be honest, none of my guinea pigs have ever been much interested in them! I tried them when there was not much else around in terms of treat in past years.
Dry forage is a much better and healthier treat.
 

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I buy them for my piggies occasionally, 2 of my girls really like them, while the other 2 just pulled the corn off and scattered it across the cage. It stopped them getting bored for a while.
 

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PS: I also had single corns firmly stuck on the teeth on a couple of occasions. :(
 

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There's a lot of things marketed for small pets which aren't actually suitable, normally due to the high sugar content.
I haven't bought this but I have seen in the past people advise they're not suitable. I checked the advisable food list in the sticky topic and can't see that this is advised, you could also check guinea lynx :)
Ok, thanx gogoguineas
 

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To be honest, none of my guinea pigs have ever been much interested in them! I tried them when there was not much else around in terms of treat in past years.
Dry forage is a much better and healthier treat.
Ok, i'll use it for my hamster in moderation instead x
 

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I personally don't like these, I've found they get stuck in teeth. And fresh corn on the cob is better.
 

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Be careful with choking/corn stuck in teeth and probably only feed supervised and occasionally for this reason.
 
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