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Pea Flakes, healthy?

AlvieOB

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#1
Hi everyone,
I’m looking for a guinea pig treat that is healthy, to reward my piggies with and hand feed to gain their trust and tame them. Are pea flakes a good option? Are they healthy?
If not, any other suggestions?
Thanks a lot,
Alvie, pawrent of teenage Peruvian boys Billy and Pumpkin!
 

Merab's Slave

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#2
I give mine chunks of cucumber or pepper as hand fed treats.
Mine do get pea flakes but not many.
The feeding guides on the forum might answer your question
 

Claire W

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#3
I occasionally hand feed mine pea flakes as a treat. They love them :) I buy them in small bags from eBay.

I wouldn’t say they were healthy but as both my pigs are on a very strict diet with what veg they get (they get no fruit) due to my girl once being diabetic, they don’t get many treats
 

bonnieandpoppy

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#5
pea flakes are healthy for piggies, they contain lysine which is good for piggies. mine get about 2 a day
 
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