Herbs guinea pigs can eat ? Yes As an occasional treat, cilantro (sometimes called Italian parsley or coriander) is acceptable for feeding guinea pigs. However, you must not feed it excessively because cilantro is rich in calcium and oxalic acid. Cilantro has a pretty strong odour that is off-putting to some guinea pigs, so don’t be surprised if your pet doesn’t eat a lot.
Cilantro comes with a healthy quantity of many beneficial nutrients, all necessary for the diet of a guinea pig.
Can guinea pigs have cilantro
Yes it’s filled with nutrients, however, while it can be a great side snack for your guinea pigs, we suggest mixing with other vegetables.
- 15% of folates
- 11% of vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine)
- 45% of vitamin C
- 225% of vitamin A
- 258% of vitamin K
- 22% of iron
- 18% of manganese
Cilantro has one of the richest herbal content for vitamin K; providing about 258% of DRI. Plus Vitamin-K has a potential role in bones.