No, guinea pigs can’t eat potatoes. Potatoes are poisonous to them and should be avoided altogether.
Can guinea pigs eat potato peels?
No, your guinea pig cannot eat any part of a potato, not even the peels.
Can guinea pigs eat potato leaves?
No, guinea pigs can’t eat potato leaves.
Potatoes are a part of the nightshade plant family which also includes tomato plants, eggplant and pepper plants. None of these plants, stems and leaves can be eaten by guinea pigs. It’s all poisonous to them.
The only difference is that guinea pigs can eat tomatoes, aubergines/eggplant and bell peppers, but no potatoes.
Can guinea pigs eat potato sprouts?
No, guinea pigs can’t eat potato sprouts. Potato sprouts are highly toxic to guinea pigs and even humans.
Can guinea pigs eat baked potatoes?
No, guinea pigs can’t eat any cooked or baked food or any form of potato for that matter.
Can guinea pigs eat fries?
No, guinea pigs can’t eat fries.
No part of a potato; raw, cooked or fried is safe for guinea pigs.
Guinea pigs can’t digest any processed food.
So even though your guinea pig resembles a furry potato, they can definitely not eat potatoes or any part of a potato plant.