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Competition Baby Boom Fundraiser For Potteries Gpr.

Discussion in 'Forum Announcements & Events' started by VickiA, Nov 13, 2017.

  1. VickiA

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    Hi all

    Many of you will be aware that I am a foster carer and fundraiser for the Potteries GPR. On Tuesday night of last week we took in an emergency intake of 8 piggies which is a large number for a small rescue which is already full. We knew that a number of the sows were pregnant. Others are on pregnancy watch. But over Remembrance Weekend we have had a mini baby boom with 5 healthy mini pigs being born into the rescue.

    To help us raise funds for their care we are holding a competition here on TGPF (and publicised through the rescue’s FB page) to guess the number of each sex of the babies born this weekend and their combined birthweight. Eg you could say “5 sows total birthweight 400grammes” and so on. Post your answers on this thread.

    Competition will end at 8pm Monday 27th November.

    The winner will receive a brand new Otter House Guinea pig teatowel as seen in the photograph below.

    Entries cost minimum 50p each (or more if you would like to donate more). There is no limit to the number of entries you can make. Please send payment by PayPal to thepotteriesgpr@aol.com. Please send it as family and friends so the rescue doesn’t lose some of the money in charges.

    Please mark your payment as Baby Boom Competition so we can clearly identify it and also include your forum name as well as your own name.

    Your donations will really help us at this difficult and expensive time.



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  2. Kallasia

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    I think 3 girls and 2 boys, 440g altogether :)
     
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    My other half says 1 girl 4 boys 510g
     
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  4. RosieMaia

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    My guess: 3 girls, 2 boys, 410 grams in total
    OH's guess: 5 boys, 470 grams
    Rosie's guess: 3 boys, 2 girls, 440 grams
    Maia's guess: 5 girlies, 420 grams
    Alice's guess: 4 girls, 1 boy, 460 grams

    Hope this isn't counted as cheating. Participation fee is posted :)

    Good luck with the babies, and please, please treat us to some pictures!
     
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  5. VickiA

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    You can have as many guesses as you like. Here is a photo of the first of the little arrivals
     
  6. RosieMaia

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    Oh, so cute :luv:

    They are lovely, VickiA, thanks for the piGtures
     
  7. Kallasia

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    Beautiful! Baby guinea pigs are so tiny!
     
  8. VickiA

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    Mum and 4 her 4 babies. These will be difficult to tell apart :lol!:
     
  9. Betsy

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    Aww Silver Agoutis - my favourite colour :luv:.
     
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    And mine! :love: Christian is a silver agouti! :love:
     
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    3 boars 2 sows 500gms.
    3 sows 2 boars 490gms.
    4 boars 1 sow 480gms.
    2 sows 3 boars 470gms.
     
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    Mine too! I've always wanted a silver agouti teddy... Strangely, we don't have silver agoutis in Bulgaria, so I can only :drool: at the photos.
     
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    4 boys and 1 girl - 482g

    3 girls and 2 boys - 408g

    1 boy and 4 girls - 463g

    Good luck raising the fur babies! They look so cute :love:
    Do they have any names yet?
     
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    No names for these little fur balls yet. As they were all born Remembrance weekend they will probably be given names relevant to the weekend. But it will depend upon their sexes!
     
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    Could we do some polling? Or make name suggestions, perhaps! :)
     
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    Great idea @Kallasia
     
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    1) 3 boys and 2 girls 486 grams
    2) 2 girls and 3 boys 471 grams
    3) 1 boy and 4 girls 465 grams
    4) 4 girls and 1 boys 460 grams
    5) 5 boys 499 grams
    6) 5 girls 451 grams
    7) 3 boys and 2 girls 478 grams
    8) 2 boys and 3 girls 469 grams
    9) 1 boy and 4 girls 452 grams
    10) 4 boys and 1 girl 485 grams

     
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    Wow, these are precise predictions! :like:
     
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    Dave and Kaths entry to follow. I can't do PayPal will a new fiver do Saturday. xx
     
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