- Is first or second cut timothy hay better for guinea pigs?
- What is the softest hay for guinea pigs?
- Should I wet my guinea pigs hay?
- How often should I change my guinea pigs hay?
- What is the healthiest hay for guinea pigs?
- What hay should guinea pigs not eat?
- What hay can guinea pigs eat daily?
- How many times a day should I give my guinea pig hay?
Is first or second cut timothy hay better for guinea pigs?
Premium 2nd cut Timothy hay is preferred by most grass eating small animals (Bunnies, Rabbits, Chinchillas, Gerbils, Hamsters, Mice, Rats, and Tortoises). 2nd cutting is called ?second? because it is the hay that is harvested after the 1st cutting.
What is the softest hay for guinea pigs?
Soft Orchard Grass
Should I wet my guinea pigs hay?
Hay has such little nutritional value as it is, soaking it will decrease it further. Probably not such a great idea. Also as has been pointed out before, it would be too soft and would not ware down the teeth. Believe me, you do not want a pig with over grown teeth!
How often should I change my guinea pigs hay?
Generally, it’s best to completely change your guinea pigs’ hay at least once or twice per week to keep it fresh, tasty, and clean.
What is the healthiest hay for guinea pigs?
Your guinea pig should have unlimited access to high quality grass hay. Your guinea pig should eat a pile of hay as big as his body every day. Avoid alfalfa hay unless directed by your veterinarian. Instead choose timothy, orchard grass or oat hay.
What hay should guinea pigs not eat?
Ensure that your guinea pigs have a constant supply of grass and/or grass hay (such as Timothy, Oaten, Barley, or grassy hay). Guinea pigs should not be fed Lucerne (alfalfa) or Clover hay, as these are too high in protein and calcium.
What hay can guinea pigs eat daily?
Timothy hay: Provide an unlimited quantity of fresh timothy hay every day. Guinea pigs need continuous access to hay to aid their digestion and limit the growth of their teeth.
How many times a day should I give my guinea pig hay?
Feed your guinea pig hay.
They need it for digestive and dental health. Guinea pigs should have unlimited access to hay, which often means refilling a good-sized dish 3 to 5 times daily.