Also known as blue daisy, blue dandelion, blue sailors, blue weed, bunk, coffeeweed, cornflower, hendibeh, horseweed, ragged sailors, succory, wild bachelor’s buttons, and wild endive, chicory is a common vegetable found in many parts of the world.
It has a cigar-like shape and its crisp leaves have a distinctive mild bitter flavour.
So can guinea pigs eat chicory, and if they can how much of it can they eat?
food info and image info source wikipedia
Lets take a look by digging under its skin at its nutritional data. In particular, its acidic, calcium, phosphorus, fat, and sugar content are particularly pertinent to guinea pigs.
As you can see chicory, contains quite a bit of calcium, phosphorus, a hint of fat and sugar and has some acidic content. It also contains a very good amount of vitamin c.
So guinea pigs can eat chicory, but only twice a week due to its calcium and phosphorus content and in small amounts.