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Siikibam

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I've been noting down what I feed the boys since they arrived. Now I'm wanting a little help! This is a snippet of what I fed them last week and this one. I want to plan ahead, would make my life easier.
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They get cucumber, coriander, celery and pepper every day. I then add veg - parsnip, carrot (a sliver from the top), cabbage (a small piece), parsnip, brussel sprouts (1 each), kale, asparagus and baby corn (approx. 1cm piece). They didn't like courgette and would just leave it so I've given up on that.

Reading recommendations they shouldn't get cabbage, cauliflower and brussel sprouts that much so should I restrict those to once a week? Spring greens seem good so can I give those more than 3 times a week? If they are other veg I can try I'll welcome suggestions. I may buy some sweet potato on Sunday so will try them on that. Do you give it to them peeled or with the skin? I assume the latter as it's quite gummy when peeled.

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Sounds like you're extremely organised and the variations in veggies you give them is great! My pigs really enjoy romaine lettuce and tomato, your pigs might like these? I feed spring greens 3 or 4 times a week as well as broccoli 3 or 4 times a week- they seems to prefer the stalks to the trees!
 
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my piggies like the peel of cucumbers and they leave the inner part... but every piggie has his own preference :roll:
My piggies love red radicchio, I don't know if it is popular in your country:
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and also this salad: (it has a better ratio Ca: P than the romaine lettuce)

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but their diet is based on fresh grass and I have seen a better poo and wee since they have been eating grass in huge amounts:)
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my piggies like the peel of cucumbers and they leave the inner part... but every piggie has his own preference :roll:
My piggies love red radicchio, I don't know if it is popular in your country:
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and also this salad: (it has a better ratio Ca: P than the romaine lettuce)

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but their diet is based on fresh grass and I have seen a better poo and wee since they have been eating grass in huge amounts:)
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They are soooo gorgeous in that last pic :wub:
 

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Hi can I just make a point on celery. It's very good that your giving it to them although there is a danger. Inside of celery there are these thread like things. Guineas can sometimes get these stuck in there throats and choke. If you can find a way around this (cutting it a certain way ect) then go for it. Although I do just feed the leaves.
 

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You could save a wee bit by giving them some foraged stuff like grass, dandelion leaves, plantain leaves, strawberry leaves, fruit bush leaves. I know this isn't available to everyone. You do need to make sure you get them in safe areas though away from the risk of dog of fox pee. The diet you're already giving looks great though.
 
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