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GUINEA PIG POOPS

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Hi all, I was wondering if my boys poops look ok? I don’t really know if they healthy or not and just thought I’d check. Thanks.
Hi!

Nothing major wrong. You may consider whether you have been feeding a bit too much fresh food.
 

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Ok thanks, they get a plate of veg between them every evening.
 

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Thank you! I’ve fed them a good amount today but the poos are still small? Would it help to stop veggies for a few days?
 

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Have they been out on the grass? If mine have had grass time they can produce smaller poops unless we ration the veggies that day.
 

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Thank you! I’ve fed them a good amount today but the poos are still small? Would it help to stop veggies for a few days?
How hot has it been where you are? That can impact on the food intact - and you see it about a day later on in the poos.

If it is weather related, then it will self-regulate as soon as the weather has settled down again. make sure that you check for signs of heat impact if you live in the South of the UK. ;)
Hot Weather Management, Heat Strokes and Fly Strike
 

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No they haven’t been on the grass for a good few days. I only noticed this yesterday. We had a small heatwave since Saturday but it’s raining now. I’m just worried if I’m feeding them wrong or if they are sick and I don’t know. :(
 

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No they haven’t been on the grass for a good few days. I only noticed this yesterday. We had a small heatwave since Saturday but it’s raining now. I’m just worried if I’m feeding them wrong or if they are sick and I don’t know. :(
Whatever it is, it is very minor, so please take a deep breath! ;)
 

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Thank you! I do have pet anxiety, I’m always worrying they will sick 😂 anyway I’ll see how they are tomorrow. Thanks for the help
 
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