Turtle & Tortiose Hay

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Turtle & Tortoise Hay

Turtles and tortoises benefit greatly from a diet consisting of hay! It is far superior to fruits and vegetables, and is much cheaper! Our ultra premium, long stem and dust free hay is sourced from the lush fields of Canada and is the perfect addition to your turtle or tortoises’ diet. It provides essential fibre, which aids in digestion and is the best option to include into your pets diet, it is balanced, healthy and mineral packed. Forget feeding processed pellets that don’t provide your turtle or tortoise what they need to stay healthy. Don’t feed them cheap hay filled with nasty dust that can damage their airways and affect their breathing. Instead feed Nibble&Gnaw to make sure live their happiest and healthiest life!

What is timothy hay

Timothy hay is the most popular choice of hay for turtle and tortoise owners across the UK. We believe in it so much that it’s the only hay we offer! 

Our dust free hay has some amazing benefits for your turtle or tortoises’ health! It has the perfect balance of fibre and other essential nutrients which helps their digestive health. There is a reason why it is recommended by veterinarians and small pet experts all across the world!

Can Turtles’ & Tortoises’ eat hay

Absolutely, yes! Hay should make up about 85% of a turtle or tortoises’ diet! We recommend that you feed your turtle or tortoise Timothy hay, due to the benefits it has over other types of hay. For example, Alfalfa hay, while it may be high in protein and calcium, it is low in fibre, which doesn’t help with digestive health as much as Timothy hay.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our ultra premium first cut Timothy hay made up of coarse, long stems that contains lots of seed heads our first cut hay is coarse whereas second cut Timothy hay is softer and is packed full of sweet leafy greens. Both types of hay are suitable for your pet, typically turtle’s and tortoise’s prefer our leafy green second cut, but some prefer our long stemmed first cut. If you aren’t sure what hay your pet likes we have a ‘try me’ box which includes both types of hay.

Nibble&Gnaw Timothy hay must be the main staple of turtle or tortoises’ diet! But just like any food it must be introduced into their diet slowly. This is to avoid any digestive issues, after 3 weeks of introducing our Timothy hay will become the main part of their diet!

We recommend you store Timothy hay in a cool, dry place to prevent mould. You should keep it in a well-ventilated area that isn’t exposed to direct sunlight. Our 100% recyclable box is perfect for storing your hay; we also include a biodegradable insert bag that maintains freshness.