Fresh Guinea Pig Herbs & Plants
The botanical name Chlorophytum is derived from the Greek terms chloros = yellowish green and phyton = plant. The green lily is not only a beautiful houseplant, but also popular with cats and rodents for its sturdy, but still not sharp-edged leaves. EvenRead more
The delicious smell of this plant almost reminds you of a lemon ice cream! The name "melissa" is derived from the Greek word for the honeybee (Melitta). Because bees are attracted to this plant, lemon balm was often planted in front of bee houses. The beeRead more
The vitamin plant, also called turtle plant, is a tasty and healthy addition to your rodent's daily menu! The plant contains many important vitamins and minerals (including calcium) that will support the health of your rodent. This plant is therefore extrRead more
Fresh Guinea Pig Herbs and plants can be ordered easily and quickly at DRD Rodent Shop ®
Fresh guinea pig Herbs are not only tasty, but also very healthy for your guinea pig! The animals love fresh plants and like to nibble on them. It approaches the natural behavior of guinea pigs. If you also want to spoil your guinea pigs with fresh plants, then you have come to the right place. In this guinea pig category you will find an overview of suitable food plants for guinea pigs.
NATURAL BEHAVIOR THANKS TO THE FRESH PLANTS
The plants are nutritious, healthy and also have a very nice decorative function, but there is one more thing we should not forget. The plants promote the natural behavior of guinea pigs. In the wild, guinea pigs are primarily foraging for food and actually eating throughout the day. Herbivores (plant-eating animals) have a gastrointestinal tract that can only work if new food is constantly eaten. The new food pushes the old through the intestines, as it were, which is why it is very important that guinea pigs have access to hay throughout the day.
In the wild, the animals choose their own food, but a large part of the food consists of fresh plant parts. These are chosen for their fibres, vitamins, minerals, trace elements, proteins, but also for their medicinal properties. Many plants are known for their health-promoting properties. The animals know this better than anyone and also in the wild they instinctively look for the right plant for an ailment.