Can Guinea Pigs Eat Turnips?

turnips and turnip greens

Guinea pigs can eat both turnips and turnip greens but they are both high in oxalates so should not be fed in large quantities or too often.

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Nutritional information for turnips

Below is the nutritional value per 100g of turnips

  • Vitamin C: 21 mg
  • Calcium: 30 mg
  • Phosphorous: 27 mg
  • Fibre: 1.8 g
  • Sugar: 3.8 g

Below is the nutritional value per 100g of turnip greens

  • Vitamin C: 60 mg
  • Calcium: 190 mg
  • Phosphorous: 42 mg
  • Fibre: 3.2 g
  • Sugar: 0.8 g