Can Guinea Pigs Eat Bok Choy / Pak Choy ?

Today we are answering the question Can Guinea Pigs eat Bok Choy?

Can Guinea Pigs eat Bok Choy?

With the recent Chinese Lunar New Year the supermarkets here (UK) are full of Asian ingredients and one that you may want to look out for in the veg aisle is Bok Choy.

Facts about Bok Choy:

  • It’s a type of brassica / cabbage.
  • It grows in blades like celery instead of heads like Savoy cabbage.
  • High in vitamin A, C and K.
  • Low in sodium, fat and cholesterol.

Can Guinea Pigs eat Bok Choy?

So can Guinea Pigs eat Bok Choy?:

  • Yes and it’s quite good for them as it is high in vitamin C.
  • However being a type of cabbage it can produce gas; which could be problematic if fed too frequently to Guinea Pigs prone to bloat.

Can Guinea Pigs eat Bok Choy?

How often can I feed my Guinea Pigs Bok Choy?:

  • Because it is a cabbage it is best treated like any other gassy cabbage so 1 or 2 times a week is best.

What did the Squidgypigs think?:

  • Actually on the whole they weren’t that interested.
  • It was eaten but only when left in their cages overnight.
  • I probably wouldn’t buy again unless it was particularly cheap on sale .

Have your piggies tried Bok Choy ?

Did they enjoy it?

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