Alfalfa Hay is an excellent choice for young or nursing small animals’, or as an addition to your small animals’ diet. It has a softer texture and a sweeter taste than Timothy Hay. It is high in fiber and protein. It can be fed alone to growing pets or added to your pets Timothy Hay for a sweet treat. Alfalfa hay is ideal for young and nursing animals’ or as a treat for chinchillas, guinea pigs, and adult rabbits.