The main food Guinea pigs are the seeds and plants. They contain up to 20% fiber, and fats, protein and other nutrients. As the grain feed can you advise oats, wheat. It is useful to give not only one kind of grain, and grain meats, which are eaten by the animals willingly and contains all the necessary nutrients.
For more high calorie protein food are peas, sunflower seeds, acorns and bread. But the frequent consumption of these feed the animals get fat, so should give them a couple of times a week or add to grain is not more than 15% of the total. The bread is to give white or gray, pieces of dried bread do not throw, as the animals willingly his bite and sharpen their teeth.
Grain mixes contain an insufficient amount of some important amino acids, minerals and vitamins. To improve the nutritional value of feed is important in addition to grain mixtures to give a summer - fresh greens in winter - hay, root crops, and vegetables. Guinea pigs also love young branches of willow, aspen and maple.
Pigs need more food. The amount eaten per day food can reach 70-80% of the weight, and in some cases reaches 100% or more. With the age of the animal is gaining weight, changing his need to feed. You can give the cereals, millet, beans in the form of grains and cereals. They are fed bread, crackers, cake, carrots, potatoes, fresh herbs, etc.
It is very important to observe hygiene and diet! All the food is sifted, cleaned, washed in warm water and dried in the open air. Vegetables and root crops are selected from the land and debris, then cut out the affected area, washed and milled. Hay must be viewed, removed the hay dust. To feed the sea pig you need to properly not to forget about it. Let your pet be healthy.