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USDA Nutrient Database

Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Nutrient Requirements of Laboratory Animals, Fourth Revised Edition, 1995.

The National Academy of Sciences lists the Nutrient Requirements of the Guinea Pig .

A complete list of requirements is printed on page 104. Keep in mind, these are not daily requirements but instead the amounts of vitamins and minerals they recommend adding to a kilogram of food to provide proper nutrition. Your pig will only eat a fraction of a kilo per day.

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