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.
We offer a range of delivery options:
Our standard delivery is free by Royal Mail 2nd Class (for lightweight items up to 2kg) - there are some exceptions and you can see these on our delivery page. These include refridgerated items, controlled prescription medication and heavy food items 2kg+ which have to be sent via our Courier service.
We also offer delivery by Royal Mail 1st Class or via Next Working Day Courier for a small fee (for items in stock ordered before 12pm Monday to Thursday). Where available orders can be upgraded to Next Working Day pre-12pm or Saturday Delivery. Standard courier orders placed before 12pm on Fridays will be delivered the following Monday.
Orders under £20 have a £2.50 handling fee automatically added.
Food deliveries weighing 2kg and over ordered before 12pm (Monday to Thursday) will be delivered next working day by courier - Monday to Friday - excludes Saturday delivery. Orders placed on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be delivered on a Tuesday. Orders weighing over 6kg are sent free.*
*Please note that any other items ordered with food will be sent separately via Royal Mail 2nd Class by default. If you require non-food items on a faster service we offer the option to upgrade to Royal Mail 1st Class or Courier delivery of non-food items for an additional charge.
For more information, view our delivery page.