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Pigmad

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My piggie Rose is prone to UTI's (been xrayed for stones etc) and i've been advised to keep her bladder flushed, and my ? is can you give a guinea pig too much water? she has 20/25ml three times a day is that too much? I have Vedra's book here and she says to give 40ml a day, but i would have thought the more water you give the better the bladder is flushed out? as the title says I'm probably just being stupid rolleyes:))
 

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so what if you are? It doesnt hurt to ask! And, i must be stoooopid too as i dont know! :))
 

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It's a perfectly reasonable question. :)

I think silly amounts of water, for example 300ml + , may be going a bit far, BUT some healthy pigs have been known to drain a 250ml bottle in a day. Ok, it doesn't answer your question exactly, but at least it's an observation. :))

I'd stick with syringing the amounts you are giving now, they are brilliant, and let her help herself to more if she needs to.
 

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One of my piggies sometimes drinks 150ml bottle of water in a day and he's fine :))
 

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:red thanks ladies :))

i have seen her drink from the bottle too which is good, i think i just worry about things too much rolleyes
 
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