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What Can Guinea Pigs Eat Grapes/Apples/Bananas/Strawberries/Oranges/Blueberries/Raspberries/Kiwi/Cranberries/Melon?

Sometimes It’s really difficult to understand about safe fruits for Guinea Pig. So fruits that you can feed your guinea pigs in general – fruit shouldn’t be fruit too often as it contains lots of sugar some fruit more than others we’ll talk later in this article. A good rule of thumb is a piece of fruit once or twice a week. However there isn’t one perfect diet for guinea pigs.

Many fruits are labeled as dangerous and perhaps no one really knows where this label came from when they aren’t some fruits may be universally agreed on as being safe. But your guinea pig could still have a problem with them, so what you’re gonna pick closely when you introduce a new fruit and always start with a very small piece when feeding something for the first time. Because of this we are going to mainly talk about the most common European and American agreed to be safe fruits but let’s start with a list –

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Apples?

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Apples are tasty treat and liked by most baby pigs. If you don’t know which fruits you can you pick like chances are your piggy really enjoys a slice of apple. This is probably the most less-problematic food to eat.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Bananas?

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Bananas should be fed less often than Apple and really only a thin slice perfect. It’s extremely sugary and can lead to digestive issues, if fed too often or too much of it.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Blackberries?

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One blackberry per pick is fine, as lots of piggies have had enough after one anyway and don’t want to eat more of these. With berries in general your guinea pig might look a bit more colorful after eating them. Don’t worry about it and don’t bathe your guinea pigs, as the color disappears on its own after a day or two.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cranberries?

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Cranberry are tasty and unproblematic treat, depending on where you live it might be hard to get hold of them though.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Strawberries?

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Strawberries are loved by many guinea pigs especially if you feed them a strawberry green. Pig prefer the leaves over the fruit so, you should mainly feed them the part that you don’t need anyway.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Blueberries?

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Blueberry is a very sugary fruit, so you should only feed a small amount such as one or two blueberries per pick. Probably because they’re very sugary, lots of guinea pigs love them. You can also feed your guinea pig twigs and leaves of a blueberry plant which they often prefer.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Raspberries?

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Raspberries also contain lots of fruit sugars so you shouldn’t feed too many of them. Raspberries also leave the funniest colors on your guinea pigs fur.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Kiwi?

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Kiwi can be sugary, but really the naturally need to sour it doesn’t have to but it can.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Melon?

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Melon is a much beloved treat and very refreshing in summer. It contains lots of sugar so it also shouldn’t be fed into huge amounts. But it’s a fruit that most guinea pigs enjoy.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Oranges?

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Orange similar to mandarins should only fed in small amounts due to the acid.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Grapes?

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Grapes also very sugary so one or two grapes per week per guinea pig are enough. Guinea pigs go crazy when you snag them though so you should almost say that this is a favorite piece of fruit.

Fruits such as cherries, mango, papaya, plum, pear, peach and nectarine can theoretically be fed in small quantities but opinions vary and range should be fat at all – totally fine a small quantities. So when it comes to these fruits do some research and come to your own decision. We personally don’t feed these fruits but that has more to do with the fact that we tend to buy them less often and also eat them ourselves when we do buy them. Many fruits are fine in small quantities, so always introduce every new fruit slowly.

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