Can Guinea Pigs Eat Mint?

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Mint?

Mint is often used as a culinary herb and is native to temperate regions.

The great thing about mint is that it has a pleasant aroma and is very easy to grow. It is always a great addition to the nursery or garden so that you can grow your own fresh mint.

Mint is popularly used for teas, alcoholic drinks and desserts amount a few things.

So can guinea pigs eat mint at all?

Yes, but only in small amounts.

Guinea pigs however are not usually inclined to like mint and therefore it is possible they will want not to eat it or try it.

This is mainly due to the fact that it has a strong smell and taste.

If your piggy sniffs it and walks away then they likely don’t like it and won’t eat it.

If that is the case you don’t need to try and feed this herb to them anymore as they don’t like it.

However if a guinea pig was to like to make sure that you wash the mint off first in order to get of unwanted pests and anything else that may be on the herb.

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