bonding a boar

  1. LordCavy

    Guinea pig neutering - is it worth the risk?

    Hello! Recently, I lost my guinea pig, Muffin (4 yrs old). He was in a pair with my other pig, Cookie. Cookie is 2.5 yrs old, he's a thick pig at 1280 grams. He's a very dominant pig, therefore not getting on very well with others (biting, chasing etc). Now he's a single pig, we tried bonding...
  2. Lauren22

    Bonding issues

    Hi, I'm having issues with my two male boars. One is roughly 6yr while the other is 2yr, and I had to separate them in January due to the older boars health being bad. The problem I'm having now is I would like to reintroduce them, but everytime I try they rear up at one another and show signs...
  3. M

    One of my boars passed away, now what should I do? Advice

    Hello everyone, I have lost one of my boars (Pepe) at age of 3 on Tuesday due to a rapidly developed URI, took away my baby overnight :( I'm devastated, but I need to think about my other piggy now, whose name is Teddy (3 and half years) So Teddy is taking his cage-mates death very calmly, he...
  4. K

    Introducing a new aby boar to a sheltie boar

    I had two boars, one of which passed away last month after receiving the news what he had was not curable. The Sheltie (nearly 8 months) left has been fine in himself since it happened usual personality, habits etc. The exotic vet believes he will have already understood for a while what was...
  5. S

    Unexpected loss of 8 month old boar.....

    Hi, I’m wondering if anyone can help. We’ve had guinea pigs for several years and never encountered this problem. I had two eight month old boars and one (Krug) unfortunately had to be put to sleep on Christmas Eve. We’re devastated because he was so sweet but now have a problem. The remaining...
  6. L

    Bonding 4 Male Guinea Pigs

    I got two new guinea pigs about 3 weeks ago, which were older than my first pair and I'm wondering how long it will take for them to not fight and be normal with each other or if that will ever happen, they all get into little fights with each other from time to time and make unhappy noises...
  7. Cryptillian

    Boar frantic to attack separated pig.

    I’ve been bonding a new male, Pumba with my existing pig, Pete. A long time ago I tried putting Pete in with my existing herd at the time. Pete got along well with two of my seniors, but my younger male, Chuck and him ended up having a fight while I had left them unattended (I left since...
  8. Cryptillian

    Is it ok to let my newly paired boys be unsupervised now?

    Just to start, the boar I just adopted is Pumba (4 year old cuy mix) and my boar that needed a partner is Pete (3 1/2 shorthair). They are in a 30 sq ft enclosure with two large two-way hides and two pellet bowls (since they got territorial over them). I put Pumba and Pete into their enclosure...
  9. L

    2 single Boars, j9 months

    HI, I INHERITED 2 BOARS.When I got them they were in a tiny cage. One was very ill with a large cut across his back. He'd scratched himself stupid or had a cut and then scratched. Let me just say we really don't know. They kept fighting so I made a 4 by 2 foot cage and put them there in a larger...
  10. Pumpkin&Spice

    Bonding a neutered boar with my 4 sows

    Hi! :) I was just wondering whether anyone has any advice with bonding a neutered boar with a groups of sows? I’m going to be bringing a neutered boar home from a local rescue to see whether my current four sows, Pumpkin, Spice, Lottie and Flossie, are willing to accept him into their herd...
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