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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-23-2010, 08:10 AM Thread Starter
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To Cabbage or not To Cabbage this is the Question?

We got a HUGE head of cabbage from our local Amish Farmers Market, we're going to make Cabbage Rolls, and since it's roughly the size of a Basketball, I know that we won't be using the whole thing, even after we use some to make Apples & Cabbage-Can Piggies eat Cabbage?
I tried looking it up-Guinea Lynx says Yes, a few other pages say NO...I'm so conflicted! I don't want my poor boys to get sick-even though they are little drama queens (you gals were so right-they so are!) So can they in fact have a little bit of cabbage?

And Jess...OMG they LOVED the Parsley fresh from the garden!

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Guinealynx says no.

They've got nutritional info for each vegetable up, so even if you feed it you're aware of what's in it, but it's not recommended.

http://www.guinealynx.info/fave.html

Avoid or severely limit cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower as they may cause gas

http://www.guinealynx.info/healthycavy_orig.html#diet
NOT RECOMMENDED IN DIET: Cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, collards, bok choy, broccoli) may cause gas in your pet and are best offered sparingly and infrequently



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Thanks Jenn-I thought not, so we got them some nice fresh Kale and Greens today! They were on sale at the grocery store. Lucky little buggers!

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Unfortunately, you should avoid or use VERY sparingly vegetables from the cabbage family.
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