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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Yellow Peppers?

‘Can guinea pigs eat yellow peppers?’

We’ve seen how well red peppers went down. Lets have a look at yellow peppers today.

All peppers are fine for guinea pigs to eat, however if peppers are coloured it does mean that they contain more sugar than the green peppers?

They can be fed to your guinea pig daily and are very good for them.

Lets see how good for your guinea pigs they are.

• Amount Per 100 grams

Calories 27                    • % Daily Value*
Total fat                             0.2 g 0%
Saturated fat                   0 g 0%
Cholesterol                      0 mg 0%
Sodium                              2 mg 0%
Potassium                        212 mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate         6 g 2%
Dietary fiber                      0.9 g 3%
Protein        1 g 2%

Vitamin A 4%

Vitamin C 305%

Calcium         1%

Iron 2%
Vitamin B-6 10%

Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium       3%

Yellow peppers are very good for guinea pigs to eat as they contain a high amount of vitamin c. They don’t have as much vitamin c as green peppers but are still very good for them.

It is best to give about an eighth of a pepper to a guinea pig per day
yellow peppers do contain a high amount of sugar, so do bear that in mind.

I put some down for my guinea pig and as expected, he gobbled them up without much thought. I’m realising that Peppers are pretty much his favourite food.

Can guinea pigs eat yellow pepper seeds?

Don’t let them have the seeds. There is a danger that they could very easily  lodge in the throat of the guinea pig and choke them.

Can guinea pigs eat yellow pepper stems?

No , stear clear of the stems. They may choke on them  as they are pretty tough for them to chew on.

can guinea pigs eat yellow peppers

Verdict – can guinea pigs eat yellow peppers.

Yes definately. They can be fed once a day to your guiena pig as part of  their daily diet. An eigth of a pepper should be enough for them.

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