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This week we are going to have a product feature on each of the Hay varieties that we have to offer.

To kick off the week we are starting with everyone's favourite - Timothy!

Timothy hay is a type of grass hay that is commonly fed to rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small herbivorous animals as part of their diet. It is named after Timothy Hanson, an American farmer who introduced the grass to the United States in the early 18th century.

Timothy hay is a nutritious and essential component of the diet for these small animals. It provides them with the necessary fibre to support healthy digestion and helps wear down their continuously growing teeth. The hay is low in calcium which is suitable for the dietary needs of these animals.

It is crucial to offer high-quality Timothy hay to your small pets to ensure they maintain good dental health, a healthy digestive system, and overall well-being. The hay should be fresh, free from mold or dust, and should be available to them at all times.

We are often asked how much hay should I be feeding to my Rabbit or Guinea Pig?

The amount of hay a Rabbit or Guinea Pig should eat per day can vary depending on the pets size, age, activity level, and overall health.

However, as a general guideline, pets should consume a pile of hay that's roughly the size of their body each day. It is impossible to overfeed hay to your pet so do not worry about overfeeding.

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs are herbivores and need a diet high in fibre to maintain good digestive health. Hay provides essential fibre, as well as other nutrients, and is a crucial part of their diet. It helps keep their teeth in good condition and prevents dental issues, which are common in Rabbits and Guinea Pigs.

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