- For the Love of Pigs
Do you guys think the leaves would be a problem, especially since there are so many more this time & you can't pick out all the tiny broken pieces? We've had so much trouble with stones & bloat over the last few years, spent lots of money & I don't want to cause more problems. I can't seem to find much info & the vet said she didn't know. There are brown aspen, maple & oak leaves & maybe other kinds.
- Supporter 2004-2019
We have tried them on Oxbow but they dont like it much.
Lately we've been buying 50 pound compressed bales of timothy hay. It's pretty good quality and the price is amazing. I can get 50 lbs for $20. They are pretty spoiled with it. We fill up a big basket every day for them to play in and eat from; they love sitting in it and sometimes burrow in it. Then there's a bin up in the loft which we stuff full daily. There's just so much of it that it's fun to spoil them with it.
It can get a little dusty but not bad. I keep the bail out in the garage in a big plastic bin. I have a big bag I fill from the bail and keep in the house by their cage. I'm sure to shake out the dust as I'm pulling apart the bail and refilling the bag. Then I give it another little shake in the bag as I'm filling the bins.
My wife bought this box of 'first cut' timothy hay... it was amazing stuff. There were flowers in there six inches long and most of them were three or four inches. It was much more soft than the compressed bail or the stuff we've gotten from big box stores. However this small box was $30. It was fun to treat them with it but too expensive to keep buying... at least with how we go through it.
Sef1268 I know what you mean... Sometimes I'm at the check out and they are like "Oh is this for a horse? Sheep?" and I smile and say "Naw, it's for the guinea pigs!" Most look at you like O_o
- And got the T-shirt