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Oxbow Organic Meadow Hay Small Animal Food, 15-oz bag

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Feed your Guinea Pig, rabbit or chinchilla a high-fiber hay that is beneficial to them and the environment with Oxbow Bene Terra Organic Meadow Hay Small Animal Food. Some small pets including Guinea Pigs, rabbits and chinchillas, need hay to aid in digestion and keep their teeth trim. In fact, hay should be about 75 percent of their daily diet. Oxbow Bene Terra Organic Meadow Hay Small Animal Food is 100 percent certified organically grown without the use of chemicals. It provides your pet with an enticing, sweet-tasting combination of textures, fragrances and flavors. And because it is composed of a variety of hays found in their natural habitat, it will please even the pickiest eater and provide your pet with an enriching chewing activity that prevents boredom and alleviates stress. Place large handfuls of hay in the habitat daily and replenish as needed.

Key Benefits
  • Grass hay is absolutely vital to the health of small herbivores. It provides not only fiber, but environmental enrichment that mimics your pet’s natural habitat. As the caregiver, it is your responsibility to offer your pet hay every day.
  • Grown without the use of chemical, this product is 100% organically grown. Offer your pet what they would naturally forage for in the wild!
  • Hay is a variable product because it is grown in natural conditions. Each season creates hay that will look, feel and taste different. Composed of a variety of naturally-occurring hays.
  • Ideal for picky eaters as this product features enticing textures, fragrances and tastes.
  • The USDA Organic Seal on this product indicates that over 95% of the ingredients in this product are produced by certified organic farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations.

New look, same great formula! This product has recently undergone a packaging change. Customers may receive old packaging during this transition.

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  • Item Number
    95978
  • Food Form

    Hay

  • Lifestage

    Adult

  • Made in

    United States

  • Small Pet Type

    Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Chinchilla, Degu

  • Special Diet

    Organic

Nutritional Info
Ingredients

100% Organic Meadow Hay.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 7.0% min
Crude Fat 1.50% min
Crude Fiber 32.0% max
Moisture 15.0% max
Feeding Instructions

Place large handfuls of hay in your pet’s habitat daily. If your pet finishes what is given, offer more. Over 75% of your pet’s diet should be grass hay.

Hay is a variable product because it is grown in natural conditions. Each season creates hay that will look, feel and taste different. To avoid a picky eater resistant to these changes, offer your pet a variety of grass hays.

FAQ

What is a herbivore?

Herbivores are animals that eat only plants. This includes hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas and other common small animal pets.

Why does a herbivore need hay?

Feeding hay to an herbivore is not an option; it is a necessity. A high quality grass hay should be available at all times. Hay not only provides the roughage essential to maintaining proper teeth wear, but it is vital to maintaining a healthy, functioning gastrointestinal system. They need a diet high in fiber and low in carbohydrates to prevent diarrhea and other digestive complications.

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Award-Winning, Certified Organic Food

Translated as "good earth," Bene Terra fortified food and treats gives rabbits and guinea pigs the nutrition these animals would find in their natural environment. More than 95% of the ingredients are certified organic, including high-fiber hay plus blueberries and cranberries, which are rich in antioxidants.

Bene Terra fortified food and treats
Treats for Enrichment

Treats for Enrichment

Oxbow's healthy treats are rewarding for small animals and their owners. Bene Terra Organic Barley Biscuits are oven-baked, natural and full of organic goodness. Packed with fiber, antioxidants and omegas, they're perfect for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and other small pets.

The Gold Standard of Small Pet Nutrition

An ideal small animal diet includes 20% fortified foods for herbivores and 75% for omnivores for essential vitamins and micronutrients. Oxbow's three fortified food lines are recommended by veterinarians worldwide because they're specially formulated to meet the unique needs of small animals—a true gold standard of nutrition.

The Gold Standard

About Oxbow

Family-owned and operated, Oxbow is passionately committed to helping small animals lead longer, healthier lives. Grown by experts on Oxbow's family of farms, their formulas and life-staged diets have defined the way small animals are fed today. From plant to pet, Oxbow products meet the highest standards time and time again.

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