What fresh herbs can guinea pigs eat?

What fresh herbs can guinea pigs eat?

A wide array of different herbs are both appropriate and safe for your guinea pig. Some examples include rocket, dandelion, fennel, basil, mint, parsley, dill, endive, cilantro (a.k.a. coriander) and thyme.

What herbs are poisonous to guinea pigs?

Which Plants are Poisonous to Guinea Pigs and Rabbits?

  • Chickweed.
  • Coltsfoot.
  • Dandelion.
  • Goldenrod.
  • Green clover.
  • Groundsel.
  • Mallow.
  • Plantain.

Do guinea pigs like parsley or cilantro?

Cilantro (sometimes called Italian parsley or coriander) is acceptable to feed guinea pigs as an occasional treat. However, because cilantro is high in calcium and oxalic acid, you must not feed it in excess.

Can guinea pigs eat coriander stems?

Guinea pigs can eat the stem of the coriander as well as the leafy part so don’t waste any of it as it’s all really good for them. Remember that no food should be given in huge quantities every day.

Can guinea pigs have tarragon?

It’s not something I would feed regularly and in great quantities, but I have never had any problems when a bit leftover tarragon ended up on the piggy dinner plate.

Is mint safe for guinea pigs?

Yes, mint is safe for guinea pigs to eat – both spearmint and peppermint, in fact! Both varieties of mint can confer health benefits to your guinea pig when part of a diverse array of greens and veggies. However, there are also a number of factors that mean too much mint in their diet could be harmful.

Is catnip bad for guinea pigs?

Catnip is a member of the mint family & is safe for dogs & piggies.

Can guinea pigs eat 3 leaf clovers?

Guinea pigs can eat clover. When giving your guinea pig clover, it is important to do so in moderation and to carefully observe what kind of clover they are receiving.

Can guinea pigs have mint?

Is Kale good for guinea pigs?

Fruit and vegetables: Fresh vegetables can be offered once a day and should be equivalent to about one cup total per guinea pig per day. Leafy greens like romaine lettuce, red and green leaf lettuces, kale, cilantro and parsley should comprise the bulk of your pig’s fresh produce.

Can guinea pigs eat Willowherb?

What can you do with Willowherb Wands? Give them to your Guinea Pigs to keep their ever growing teeth short. Give them to your Guinea Pigs to throw around (this is really a bunny thing but certain pigs have destructive tendencies…don’t they Rhona?) You could make fruity/veg kebabs for them…

What foods can guinea pigs eat?


  • Peppers
  • Cabbage
  • Chicory (greens)
  • Collards
  • Endive
  • Cucumber
  • Green beans
  • Kohlrabi
  • Kale
  • What should I Feed my guinea pigs?

    Feed your guinea pig about a cup of fresh vegetables daily. The key is to provide it with a lot of variety, so that it gets a balanced diet. Veggies that are good for guinea pigs include celery, off-the-vine tomatoes, cucumber, corn husks (but not corn!), and bell pepper.

    What foods are safe for guinea pigs?

    Romaine Lettuce

  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Parsley
  • Carrots (and the carrot top)
  • Zucchini
  • Sweet Potato
  • Peas
  • Cucumber
  • Broccoli
  • What fruits and vegetables are good for guinea pigs?


  • Endive
  • Rocket
  • Courgette
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumber
  • Corn salad
  • Aubergine
  • Spinach
  • Red pepper
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