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Bedding For Guinea Pigs - Overview

Discussion in 'Housing and Enrichment' started by sport_billy, May 9, 2014.

  1. JenniferG

    JenniferG Junior Guinea Pig

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    Ahhh that's lovely! I only changed over recently and realising how much this is all costing! When I use towels, they only last a day but the incontinence pad takes 3 litres and lasts 2 days - still a lot more washing and drying though, so that puts up the cost.
     
  2. Flamestriker

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    The incontinence pads I use are disposable...they last a week, although I have extra ones in high pee areas as I want to change them mid week from now on. I change the fleece every week as well...but I'm not sure if that is the right solution.

    My girls also spend time in a playpen, and the puppy pads in there are changed every two days.
     
  3. sarah298

    sarah298 New Born Pup

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    I posted recently about getting a new cage for our 2 boars. We have made a version of the ikea hack for lack tables this weekend and I'm now after new bedding for them.

    I saw a post about wood pellet bedding and it lasting 3 weeks +. Where can I order this from in the UK? We currently use vetbed and have used fleece each with either newspapers or puppypads in the past but I would really like to cut down the amount of washing because we have rabbits too that have blankets that I need to wash and cut the costs down etc and I love the idea that it helps cut down the smell!
     
  4. PiggyBubba

    PiggyBubba New Born Pup

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    Okay guys I have a situation.

    I got my piggy about 3 weeks ago and my mom got a very small beddIng bag. It only lasted about two weeks and for the past week I have been reusing last weeks bedding.
    My mom just ordered new bedding which is coming in next week but the very little bedding I have right now is just soaked in wee and poop and it is stinking A LOT.

    So does anybody have any suggestions on temporary bedding solution?

    Thank you so much!
     
  5. eileen

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    have you any old towels and fleece blanket you could use these,or shredded paper with newspaper,but will need to change daily.
     
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  6. Hank288

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    You could line the cage with newspaper and then put a layer of hay on the top and then just change regularly.
     
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  7. Emmad31

    Emmad31 Junior Guinea Pig

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    Hi guys I'm wanting to try using fleece in my piggies hutch and wondered if the people that make there own stuff use normal fleece that you can buy for kids and dogs etc?Is fleece used for kids OK for guineas?xx
     

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