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Green pesto looking substance in food bowl?

Samhtm

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Hi All,

I'm very new to parenting guinea pigs, infant I only acquired my first two on Saturday so I'm really concerned if I'm feeding the rights things etc. I was absolutely terrified when I checked the bowl and saw this stuff in it:
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If anyone could give me any help or advice on what this is or what to do it would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Hello and welcome! :wel:
Piggies aren't the most hygienic animals, and frequently poop in their food or water bowls. I think what you're seeing is a poop that has been softened with wee and gone a bit mushy.
You could test the idea by taking a dry poop and dripping a little water on it, see if it looks similar.
If you're not sure you're feeding the right things, have a look at this thread on suitable piggy diets: Long Term Balanced General And Special Needs Guinea Pig Diets
 

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Hi All,

I'm very new to parenting guinea pigs, infant I only acquired my first two on Saturday so I'm really concerned if I'm feeding the rights things etc. I was absolutely terrified when I checked the bowl and saw this stuff in it:
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If anyone could give me any help or advice on what this is or what to do it would be greatly appreciated!
Hi!

It either looks like a couple of soaked pellets or soaked fresh poos (once they dry up, they generally hold their shape).
However, I would not worry and just give the food bowl a good wash and rinse the veg again.
 
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