Can Guinea Pigs Eat Kiwi Fruit?

kiwi fruit

Guinea pigs can eat kiwi but as with any other fruit it should be fed very seldom in extremely small amounts as a treat due to the sugar content. Just feed them a small piece the size of the end of your finger at any one time.

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Kiwi fruits contain a high level of vitamin C which is essential for guinea pigs as their bodies can’t produce this by themselves. However, sweet bell peppers are also high in vitamin C and a much better alternative that has more benefits to their overall health.

Nutritional information for kiwi fruit

Below is the nutritional value per 100g of kiwi fruit

  • Vitamin C: 92.7 mg
  • Calcium: 34 mg
  • Phosphorous: 34 mg
  • Fibre: 3 g
  • Sugar: 9 g