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Feeding your guinea pig

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Abigail Edis


Feeding your guinea pig

Guinea pigs come from Central and South America and live in extended family groups in areas of long grass. They make runs or pathways through the tall vegetation and eat as they go! In an ideal world, we would keep our guinea pigs in an uncut hay meadow, but then we'd never see them... and the average back garden is not a hay meadow!

A guinea pig's diet should be high in fibre, as it would be in the wild

What should I feed my guinea pig?

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Is vitamin C important for guinea pigs?

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Do I need to supplement vitamin C?

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How do I know if my guinea pig is eating enough?

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Does my guinea pig need something to gnaw on?

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Why do guinea pigs chew their own and others fur?

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