Kindergarten Piggies! Pics**

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Bec, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Here are the guinea pigs that I picked up over the weekend for my daughters school! I am having a hard time with the idea of parting with them, so I think maybe piggies of our own will be in the future!

    These are both little girls, hoping they are not pregnant! They were housed with 2 boys and 3 other girls. Are the chances pretty good? They don't show any signs of being pregnant and I am not sure if they have had babies in the past.


    This is Daisy
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    And this is Nibbles
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  2. cutiepieacres

    cutiepieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute and they look sweet too! If they were in a cage with males that same size/age there is a very good possibility both are pregnant! If the males were the same age or older I would just treat the girls as if they were expecting
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Very cute! I'd wait to buy your family a guinea pig..i bet you'll have babies soon.. [​IMG]
     
  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Daisy looks preggers to me.
    Better get online and do a search of how to care for pregger cavies (just finished reading up on it myself...)
     
  5. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    In your opinion, what is it that makes her look pregnant? Just out of curiosity!!


    I would LOVE to give the babies a home!! I will have to keep a close eye, they will be at school so I will make the teacher aware!
     
  6. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Her back end looks as round as the GP we adopted Saturday that is probably preggers. Cinderella is definitely more 'pear shaped' than long...

    But I'm a noob to GP's. So it's just a guess.
     
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  7. luvmychickas

    luvmychickas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am almost 100% they are preggo. I used to breed cavies (guinea pigs) and I had to remove the boys from their mom at 3 weeks, because from 3 weeks on, they can get momma pregnant. If they are, be careful with the babies, its very easy to sex piggies, but don't want to have the son breed the mom [​IMG]
     
  8. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Here is another pic, almost the same as the other one I posted, but I figured I would post it! [​IMG]

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  9. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Quote:WOWZA! 3 weeks??? Wow, I had no idea I would have this much to think about!! Good thing I got a nice big cage for my house! Looks like I may have some babies on the way!


    Do I have a lot to worry about when it comes to their age and complications?
     
  10. luvmychickas

    luvmychickas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know how long they lived with the boys? Sows are only able to get bred 2 times a month. There is so much involved with preggo piggies, I am not trying to scare you, but I learned alot of it the hard way [​IMG] PM me and I can give you as much info as you want [​IMG]
     
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