Higgins Sunburst Gourmet Blend Guinea Pig Food

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Description

Imagine the joyful squeaks and squeals when you serve your sweet little furry person a bowlful of Higgins Sunburst Gourmet Blend Guinea Pig Food! This premium blend of species-appropriate dried mixed fruits, sun-cured hays, vegetables and pre-cooked legumes is designed to optimally meet her dietary needs and taste preferences. It’s fortified with vitamins, minerals and amino acids, antioxidants in the form of docosahexaenoic (DHA) omega-3 and -6 fatty acids, and protected probiotics to support digestive health. And there are no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives — just natural goodness for your fine little lady.

Key Benefits
  • A healthy, all-natural blend of species-appropriate dried mixed fruits, sun-cured hays, vegetables and pre-cooked legumes.
  • Enhanced with vitamins, minerals and amino acids.
  • Added DHA omega-3 and -6 fatty acids contribute valuable antioxidants.
  • Protected probiotics deliver beneficial gut bacteria.
  • Includes no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

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  • Item Number
    139439
  • Weight
    6.0 pounds
  • Food Form
    Dried Fruits, Dried Veggies, Mix
  • Small Pet Type
    Guinea Pig
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Sun-Cured Alfalfa Hay, Soybean Hulls, Wheat Middlings, Oats, Wheat, Barley, Dried Beet Pulp (sugar removed), Flaked Beans, Flaked Peas, Flaked Carrots, Flaked Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Bananas, Papaya, Pineapple, Ground Carrots, Ground Alfalfa, Ground Beets, Timothy Hay, Cane Molasses, Vegetable Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Color Added (Algae Meal), DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Dried Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein14.0% min
Crude Fat2.0% min
Crude Fiber18.0% min
Crude Fiber22.0% max
Moisture12.0% max
Calcium0.8% min
Phosphorus0.2% min
Ascorbic Acid(Vitamin C)400 mg/kg min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.40%min
Docosahexaenoic Acid0.03% min
Feeding Instructions

Feed your guinea pig ¼ to 1 cup of Sunburst per day depending on the age of your pet. Complement this feeding with unlimited amounts of hay. Always regulate the food portion to maintain your pet’s weight. A pregnant or lactating female will sometimes eat 2 to 3 times as much as a normal adult. Please note, the potency of the Vitamin C in our food will decrease if not stored properly. Remove and discard uneaten food everyday and clean the bowl prior to refilling it. Always maintain fresh drinking water near your pet’s food container.

Transition Instructions

While introducing a new food to your pet friend, gradually mix new food with your pet’s old diet. Increase the amount of food over a period of 7 to 10 days. This will allow your pet to adjust to the new food and it will prevent any upset to your pet’s digestive system.

Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars 43 Reviews 43 Reviews 4.5 out of 5 Stars

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Not the results I wanted

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    If you have a picky piggy like me then you understand how difficult it is to find food they’ll actually eat. I was expecting there to be more dried fruits & veggies than pellets but it wasn’t and my piggy gets tired of pellets fast. I have her a small sample pile in her play pen and even put one of her apple biscuits with it, she spit out everything she picked up and left it there.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Not a primary diet

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    Like most of the Higgins sunburst for small mammals (excluding hamsters) this food isn’t something that you’d want as your pet’s primary diet. We treat our pets to 1/4th cup Higgins sunburst every Saturday morning as a little treat, since it’s got the forage blend in with the pellets. They don’t tend to eat the actual pellets and tend to only eat the forage, but again, that’s why they only get this once a week.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Product!

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    I've been getting these pellets for my two guinea pigs for a long time, as they seem to enjoy them. I recommend getting these pellets! Chewy also got us these within a week. Because of all the coronavirus demands, I was surprised to get them as fast as we did!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Happy you had this

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    Was so happy to find this here. The pet store doesn’t always have the food that she likes.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    I tried, i was wrong

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    Looking for a healthy nutritional food for my guinea pig for a while and I gave this a shot and uploaded photos to a group that is on my Facebook they informed me that this food is not good for him at all so I was really sad because it sounded amazing by the description they referred me to Oxbow which chewy has as well so that is now what I order for him!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Our Guinea Pig loves this!

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    We used to buy another brand but our little guy just loves this one, we will definitely be buying this in the future. It has so many extra seeds, fruits and snacks in it. Only problem is he's been eating it so well we keep having to refill his bowl!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    LOVE,LOVE,LOVE!

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    Babs loves this food and she's very picky about her dry food!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Piggies love it!

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    Hi! All 3 of my piggies love this food! Only problem is it only comes in 6 lb bag. I've already spoken to someone about that so hopefully you can start carrying 25lb bags... that would be AWESOME!!! Really love you guys... wouldn't buy from anyone else

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Picky loves it

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    I have tried numerous guinea pig foods and no luck. She would just pick through them or just tip her bowl over. I tried this one and she absolutely loves it. It's a nice blend of everything she needs.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Guinea pigs love!

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    Smells good and has a good variety in the mix my piggies love it will buy again.

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