To Guinea pigs is better used to feed, it is necessary to observe proper hygiene and mode of feeding. To give food should be strictly at a certain time, set order of the day. Randomness in feeding disrupts the normal activity of the digestive glands, which has a detrimental effect on the digestibility of the feed eaten.
During feeding it is necessary to pay attention to the quality of food – good taste and color, whether there are any harmful impurities, etc.
New feed to enter into the diet gradually, starting with small amounts. Thus it is necessary to monitor the state of digestion in Guinea pigs (consistency of feces).
Overeating can cause severe indigestion. It is dangerous and lasting effects, obesity and related diseases. By the way, it is not necessary to feed the animal every time it starts to popiskivaet and stand on their hind legs. Maybe he is bored. Sometimes it helps to take the pig off his hands and let her run around the floor, or give her to play with some clean piece of paper.
Usually pigs suggest that you feed 2-3 times a day, and pregnant women – 3-4 times, at the same time, focusing on already given rules. The well-known saying “a supper give the enemy” does not apply to pigs, very active at night. Evening feeding should bytepointer (about 40% of the daily ration). Some specialists recommend to feed the animals frequently, little by little (5-6 times), giving such an amount of food which they eat immediately without a trace. Continue reading