Make sure your young guinea pig gets what he needs in terms of nutrition with Oxbow Essentials Young Guinea Pig Cavy Performance. This alfalfa-based food not only provides the essential nutrients young guinea pigs need, it can also be beneficial to pregnant and lactating animals.
Features: 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.
Food Type: Pellet
Life Stage: Young, Active, Growing, Pregnant/Nursing Guinea Pigs
Primary Ingredient: Alfalfa Meal
Package Weight: 5 lb
Growing (under 6 months): Unlimited pellets daily in addition to unlimited grass hay.
Pregnant/ nursing (guinea pig sows): 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.
Week One, mix ¼ new foods with ¾ current foods.
Week Two, mix ½ new foods with ½ current foods.
Week Three, mix ¾ new food with ¼ current food.
By Week Four, you can feed Oxbow Essentials Young Guinea Pig Food exclusively to your pet.
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 (Vitamin C) (min) 800 mg/kg