Can Guinea Pigs Eat Blood Oranges?

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Blood Oranges?

The blood like color of the flesh of this orange gives it its name. The color of this orange is almost crimson in color.

Because of the anthocyanins in this fruit it causes the flesh to be darker in color and is also smaller than a typical orange.

This fruit actually tastes quite like a raspberry.

So can guinea pigs eat blood oranges at all?

Yes, but only in small amounts which means one or two times a week at most.

Blood oranges contain a lot of sugar which makes this fruit not ideal for guinea pigs.

However on the positive end is that this fruit also has a high amount of Vitamin C which is great for them.

A guinea pig can also eat the skin of a blood orange but the pips need to be removed.