Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food - 425g
Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food is a high fibre, low protein hay containing savoury husks full of flavour, the perfect addition to a herbivore's diet.
Why Should I Buy Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food?
Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food is a companion forage and similar in nutritional content to timothy hay. Rabbits and other small herbivores will l benefit greatly from the fibre in the leaf and stem and love the immature oat grain contained in the seed head.
Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food also makes a good bed ding alternative to wheat straw. The seed heads primarily comprise oat husks, which are high in fibre. This is the stage which the hay is harvested and the result is light green/tan hay with oat husks. whilst there is no oat kernel, the hay smells like oats and as it is high in fibre, it will lower the incidence of intestinal gas, bloating and soft stools in small herbivores.
Vets highly recommend hay for the health of small herbivores and its fresh fragrance encourages them to actively feed. It provides environmental enrichment and nutrition which mimics the animal's natural habitat. Feeding small herbivores free-choice hay will promote a natural chewing behaviour and helps to prevent problems with their teeth, including molar spurs. 425g/15oz bag.
What Is In Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food?
100% Oat Hay. Preservative and Additive Free. Loose Hay contains stems, leaves, and limited seed heads.
Nutritional Information For Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food
|Crude Protein (min)||7.00%|
|Crude Fat (min)||1.50%|
|Crude Fibre (max)||32.00%|
How Much Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food Can I Give To My Pet?
Growing Animals: Unlimited amounts
Mature Animals: Unlimited amounts
Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay is great to feed to guinea pigs, rabbits, prairie dogs, chinchillas as well as other herbivores. It is a good alternative to orchard grass, brome and timothy hay. The feed can be made available at all times and replenished as required. Hay is also ideal for the promotion of natural foraging behaviour and mental stimulation.
To increase consumption try feeding hay in alternative ways and using inventive methods:
Put hay in a rabbit's litter box, which is where they like eating. Fill a toy, a basket or a cardboard tube with hay and put it in your pet's favourite place. Layer some hay with treats or food hidden in it at the bottom of the cage for your pet to forage.
Place hay everywhere around your pet's cage/run. Hay should be a free-choice daily, available at all times and topped up if required. A small herbivore’s diet should consist of 75% hay.
How Should I Store Petlife Oxbow Oat Hay Small Pet Food?
Store hay in its original packaging in a cool and dry location, out of direct sunlight. If you choose to store hay in another container, make sure there is adequate ventilation.