Oxbow Daily C
Did you know that a lack of vitamin C (scurvy) is the most common nutritional deficiency in guinea pigs? Luckily it's also the most preventable.
Feeding Directions: For guinea pigs feed one tablet daily / in times of stress vitamin C requirements may increase / consult your veterinarian for more information / hand feed Daily C directly to pet / place Daily C in pet's bowl / offer tablet on the floor at playtime the same as a treat / place Daily C directly into the mouth.
Adults must be supplemented with at least 10 mg of vitamin C for every kilogram of body weight.
Pregnant nursing and growing guinea pigs need at least 30 mg of vitamin C for every kilogram of body weight.
Clinical signs of vitamin C or ascorbic acid deficiency may include: rough coat, anorexia, diarrhea, bleeding from the gums, lameness, pain, delayed wound healing and increased susceptibility to bacterial infections may also occur.
Ingredients: Pineapple Powder, Vitamin C (Calcium Ascorbate), Apple Fiber Powder and Cranberry Fruit Powder.
Packaging: Each tablet contains 50 mg of stabilized vitamin C /Water soluble powders have a low stability in water; only 20% of the vitamin C sources remain after 8 hours in water.
For orders over £29 postage is free. For orders under £29 we charge £2.99 for postage
For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail Second Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).
To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to Royal Mail 1st Class or a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.
Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.
Please note that if you are purchasing a mix of Light and Heavy items at the same time, these will be sent separately. The Heavy items being sent by Courier, the Light items by Royal Mail Second Class.
All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.
For more information, view our Delivery page.