can guinea pigs eat dried mealworms

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Dried Mealworms?

Mealworms are the larvae of the darkling beetle and are a big favorite for many different types of pet. Dried mealworms are simply these mealworms which have been dried out either by freeze-drying or by heating.

Mealworms are not actually worms at all.

A typical analysis of dried mealworms is:  Protein 53%, Fat 28%, Fibre 6%, Moisture 5% Protein. (source)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Dried Mealworms?

Yes they can eat them. They will not harm a guinea pig if eaten and will be quite nutritious for them.

For more foods that guinea pigs can and can’t eat, check out our guinea pig food list.

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