Is your guinea pig getting enough vitamin C through his diet or should you use a supplement? Find out now!
If you are after a more specific in depth look at a typical guinea pig diet, check out my “The Ultimate Guinea Pig Food List” article, I go pretty in depth about all the foods and diet types your guinea pig could possible want.
Secondly! If you are interested in a more in depth understanding of vitamin c and how it plays a role in your guinea pig’s well being, check out my vitamin c article here.
Do you want to know exactly how much Vitamin C your guinea pig is consuming? Here’s a handy calculator that will tell you how much Vitamin C your guinea pig is getting through his diet – daily or weekly.
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- Think about how many foods you feed your guinea pig daily or weekly, then click “Add More” to add that many fields.
- Enter the names of the foods you feed your guinea pig. You can do a daily or a weekly calculation. For daily, enter all of the foods you feed your guinea pig in one day. For weekly, enter all of the foods you feed him or her in one week. Enter fruits, vegetables, or forages.
- Choose if you want to want to use grams or cups for your serving sizes.
- Choose if you want a daily or a weekly calculation.
Note: I wrote this code myself, and I’m new to coding. In fact, this is the second piece of code I’ve ever written! So if you encounter a problem (or just have feedback), please take a minute to let me know. Thanks!
Believe it or not, a shortfall of vitamin C in your little guys diet can cause a huge range of illnesses. To find out more about all the different types of illnesses your guinea pig is vulnerable to, check out my article here.