Essentials Young Guinea Pig Food is a complete, uniform, alfalfa hay-based food, fortified with vitamins and chelated minerals, for guinea pigs under 6 months of age.
Features: No seeds, sugary fruits or nuts
Food Type: Guinea Pig Food
Food Consistency: Pellets
Primary Ingredient: Alfalfa Meal
Package Weight: 5 lbs
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.
New Customers: Week One, mix ¼ new food with ¾ current food.
Week Two, mix ½ new food with ½ current food.
Week Three, mix ¾ new food with 1/4 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 2.50%
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%
Salt min 0.50%
Salt max 1.00%
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