Alfalfa-based Essentials - Young Guinea Pig Food is specially designed to provide high fiber, protein, calcium and energy required for young guinea pigs to thrive. The optimized, balanced protein and stabilized vitamins also help nurture pregnant and lactating animals. Serve Essentials - Young Guinea Pig Food with Oxbow grass hays and treats for complete nutrition.
Alfalfa Meal, Soybean Hulls, Wheat Middlings, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, Salt, Lignin Sulfonate, Cane Molasses, L-Ascorbyl-2-Monophosphate (Vitamin C), Limestone, Yeast Culture (dehydrated), Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganese Proteinate, Biotin, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Magnesium Sulfate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate
- Crude Protein (min) 18.00%
- Crude Fat (min) 1.50%
- Crude Fiber (min) 18.00%
- Crude Fiber (max) 23.00%
- Moisture (max) 10.00%
- Calcium (min) 0.60%
- Calcium (max) 1.10%
- Phosphorus (min) 0.25%
- Copper (min) 30 ppm
- Vitamin A (min) 19,000 IU/kg
- Vitamin D (min) 900 IU/kg
- Vitamin E (min) 190 IU/kg
- Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C) (min) 800 mg/kg
(under six months)
(guinea pig sows)
|Unlimited pellets daily in addition to unlimited grass hay.||Unlimited pellets daily in addition to unlimited grass hay. Alfalfa hay may be given in small quantities.|
Please note that these are guidelines. For adult guinea pig feeding guidelines or if your guinea pig is overweight or underweight, please contact your veterinarian or Oxbow for more specific feeding information.
Seventy-five percent of your guinea pig's diet should be grass hay. Oxbow offers a variety of hand-selected, high-fiber hays to enrich the life and health of your pet.
Transitioning to a New Food: Week 1, mix 3 parts current food with 1 part new food. Week 2, mix 2 parts current food with 2 parts new food. Week 3, mix 1 part current food with 3 parts new food. Week four, feed Essentials – Young Guinea Pig Food exclusively.
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