baby and adult

  1. acefebreze

    Separating bonded adult & babies for feeding?

    Hey all, I have 3 bonded guinea pigs (1 adult and 2 babies) currently in a 3x4 C&C, so space isn't an issue for them. In order to feed the babies alfalfa pellets and make sure the adult doesn't eat them, I'm planning to split the space into two 2x3's to separate the adult and the babies. To...
  2. N

    Baby Guinea pig barely eats and drinks

    So I just got a g/p today and I suppose its understandable that its scared and shy. I am a bit troubled though since it hasnt drunk any water and only ate very little. Is there anything I can do or will it eventually eat on its own?
  3. N

    New baby guinea pig trying to suckle on older females?

    Hi! I'm new here. I have two older female guinea pigs (around 2 years) i used to have a third but she passed two weeks ago. Three days ago i got a female baby guinea pig thats around 7 weeks old. Ive been housing her in the upper level of their c&c cage for the past few days and I'm letting them...
  4. Joannabegg1997


    My youngest gp is about 7 months old, we have had him since January with my eldest who I believe to be over the age of 3. My youngest has been mounting my eldest to the point he is shoving him in the corner and almost knocking him over. My eldest always tries to get away and has never bit him...
  5. A

    1 year old and 3 month old. What food is better?

    I have a 1 year and 1 month old guinea pig who lives in the same cage as a 3 month old guinea pig. Should I feed pellets and hay made for adult guinea pigs or ones made for baby guinea pigs?
  6. Kirbs

    help? - Bonding for single piggies that don't get along?

    i have three lonely guinea pigs who don't get along (+ 2 others that do) i was wondering whether it would be better to get them a female companion or a baby companion since i saw that adult guinea pigs get along well with baby ones.
  7. S

    Is my guinea pig playing or bullying?

    Hi, I have 3 guinea pigs. 1 is 2 years old, the other is 24 weeks and the new one I got is 12 weeks. The 2 year old and 24 week old ones have shared a 3 x 5 cage for months and are fine. I introduced the 12 week one by building a small c&c cage inside the 3 x 5 for a week and they all popcorned...
  8. S

    Grouping advice

    Hi, I have 3 New Guinea pigs and I’m looking for advice on grouping. They are a 14 month boar and his two 6 week sons. They have been paired for a while as I am told that previous attempts to pair him with other babies had not worked out. I am told that one of the babies that I own stood up to...
  9. elris

    please help - itchy guinea pig after arrival of new companion

    hello, i have recently bought a baby guinea pig to be a companion for my one year old lola. from the day that i got her, lola has begun scratching pretty heavily, mainly around her nose and towards her back. i’ve never seen her do this before. i bought a flea/mite treatment and used it on both...
  10. Eviolus-

    Sow doesn't like babies

    I recently bought a pregnant pig, she gave birth to three semi- healthy babies and I was really happy that it all went smoothly but as I watched them I've noticed the other sow has been acting weird, she keeps rumble strutting and snapping at the babies and the mum. When I first saw it I assumed...
  11. B

    New baby pig meets BOSS pig

    Hi, first time posting on the forum. me and my partner had our first guinea pigs around a year and a half ago called luna and memphis. sadly memphis passed away due to health complications that left us both heart broken. memphis was always the boss, sat on the hay pile and wouldnt take any crap...
  12. KpiggieK

    injury- help (should I take to the vet?)

    for the past couple of weeks, I've been introducing my new Skinny boy (few months old) to my one year old guinea pig. They've been housed separately but because they had previously been doing so well, I was actually considering housing them together in the next few weeks... That is until...
  13. piggielover21

    Bonding a baby piggie with my two year old piggie HELP!

    HELP! So I've had two boys for two years both just over two years of age. Sadly recently I have lost one, he got poorly and had to be put to sleep :( . My boy Dexter has done amazing since, at first I could tell he missed him but six weeks on he's back to normal. He's a very fat fluffy pipgie...
  14. Elizadriksne

    Introduced a baby guinea pig to older one

    I've had a male guinea pig for 4 years now, been alone all this time but recently decided to get another one for company as I'm pregnant and won't have as much time to play with him anymore. I got a male baby guinea pig. When introducing them the older one constantly chases the baby one, licking...
  15. Kiko+Peanut

    Possible Bullying? Help!

    Hi everyone! I could use some advice. I did some research but no one has the answers I'm looking for! :yikes::eek: So I have an almost 2-year-old American Crested piggy named Peanut. She is the sweetest little thing ever! Until I got Kiko last Saturday. Took her to the vet for a check-up...