Sweetcorn (Corn on the Cob)

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Corn on the Cob (Sweetcorn)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Sweetcorn?

Sweetcorn is one of those vegetables that guinea pigs adore. However you should be careful about feeding too much of it at any one time as it is high in calories and contains 3.2% sugar.

If you can get the cobs with their leaves still on, so much the better. The corn leaves and silks that are between the leaves and corn kernels are nutritious and your piggies will love this bit as much as the corn itself! 

Remember that guinea pigs should not eat cooked vegetables so you must feed them the raw corn

You can also feed them baby corn but as with the larger corn on the cob, not too much at any one time.

If your piggies are overweight then it should be fed very sparingly.

Regularity

Feed a couple of times a week

Vitamin C

6.8mg per 100g

Calcium

2.0mg per 100g

Phosphorous

89.0mg per 100g

Calcium : Phosphorous

0.02:1