bonding a sow

  1. J

    Successful bonding?

    Hi, I was hoping you could help with understanding my guineapigs' behaviour better. I have 2 6month old females who are bonded and recently got another older female to join the group. I followed the bonding advice and I think they bonded fine as they're happy eating together and sleeping next to...
  2. Bebimbars

    A new friend for our young sow

    Hello everyone, Back in september, our old neutered guinea pig Grumpy lost his companion. Seeing he was quite lethargic and sad, we decided to adopt a baby sow. The bonding was a real success and Lima, who was very fearful at the time, found comfort and protection with Grumpy by her side. Lima...
  3. T

    Our first piggie fight!

    Hello all! This might be a long one so apologize in advance! So on Saturday we introduced a mother and daughter pair that my boyfriend and I re-homed. We have 4 girls of our own, one of which is still new to the group and a baby. My boyfriend's roommate moved out so we were excited to have a...
  4. T

    Fear Aggression?

    We have a total of 4 sows. Unfortunately we lost a pig and are currently in the process of introducing a baby. So far I've done 3 attempts, I do struggle with the introduction process a bit and often wonder if i'm doing it correctly. My struggle is knowing when the pigs have finished. The first...
  5. Dystopoly

    Bonding Skinny Pig?

    So, I’ve had my skinny pig (Persephone) for about a month now, and she’s nice and settled in with no disruption to my males in the same room (but unable to see her.) I’ve been keeping an eye out for a while for any suitable adoption girls to be able to put with her, and one has JUST come up that...
  6. Jeslubur

    Introducing a female guineapig

    Hi everyone! I’m looking for a bit of advice as we’ve had a situation with our boar pigs which has resulted in us having to separate one of them. We had three boars together and over the past month or so they’ve fallen out. I’ve deduced that they started to get territorial as they have reached...
  7. Effie&Winnie

    Introducing 8wk Sow To Two 4yr Old Bonded Sows

    Hi, looking for some friendly advice here. I have had my two sows for 4 years now and they have lived happily together since day one. This week, totally by surprise I found myself becoming 'piggy mother' to an 8 week old sow that needed a little tlc due to having her ears nibbled off by her...
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