Often prepared with other similar green leaf vegetables, such as kale, turnip greens, spinach, and mustard greens in “mixed greens”.
Collard greens are a staple diet of many around the world, particularly in the south of USA.
They are usually eaten on New Years Day in the USA, along with other foods to ensure wealth in the year ahead. This is because the leaves look like folded money.
Food info and image source wikipedia
So can guinea pigs eat collard greens? We take a look here and find out more by digging a little deeper into its nature and character and take a look at its nutritional data.
As per usual we’re particularly interested in its calcium, acidic, phosphorus, fat and
As you can see collard greens contain some phosphorus and a hint of fat and sugar, they are however quite acidic in nature but the main concern is that they contain a big amount of calcium in them.
However they do contain a good amount of vitamin c in them.
But because of the calcium content, they really shouldn’t be fed regularly to guinea pigs more than once a week at the most. The calcium content not to mention their acidic nature, rules them out for anything more than that.