People now know that nutrition plays a big part in the overall health of our fury little friends. Feeding the correct balance of high fibre, low protein and low calcium to adult rabbits and guinea pigs can prolong lifespan, and increase their overall health and well being. Oxbow is a world leader in small animal nutrition and recommended by most good Australian Vets.
Oxbow Western Timothy Hay has high-fiber, low-protein and low-calcium content, which helps keep the gastrointestinal tract of rabbits and small herbivores functioning properly.
Western Timothy hay will help prevent obesity, maintain a healthy urinary system and improve overall health. A high-fiber diet will also lower the incidence of soft stools, intestinal gas and bloating. Oxbow Timothy hay is the most widely recommended hay by veterinarians for rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas and other herbivores. Its fresh fragrance encourages consumption.
Hay is absolutely vital to the health of small herbivores. It provides not only nutrition, but environmental enrichment that mimics the animal's natural habitat. Oxbow Western Timothy Hay provides a long-strand fiber source that is needed to improve the digestive and intestinal function by stimulating the digestive system.
Feeding animals free-choice hay promotes a natural chewing behavior and helps prevent molar spurs and other teeth problems so common in these small herbivores.