Commercially made guinea pig chow is the
best choice for food for your guinea pig. The manufacturers
of this food have taken the time to ensure their food has
the proper ingredients and nutrients for your guinea pig.
This is true for most types of rodents. They may seem like
simple creatures but if their diet requirements
One thing to note however is that the Vitamin C that is in
this commercially prepared food will subside over time. This
makes it necessary to add a Vitamin C supplement to your guinea
pigs food to ensure it is getting those much needed vitamins.
In addition to the guinea pig chow you may want to feed your
guinea pigs small amounts of fruits, leafy greens and even
hay. This will ensure that they recieve a balanced diet and
a full range of vitamins. Hay is one of the best foods to
feed them in abundance as too much will cause little harm
besides weight loss. Hay is also very healthy for them and
when being fed this they usually self-regulate their intake.