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Can't identify this sound?

Livlamb

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Recently me and my boyfriend separated a guinea from two others that his little brother owns because he was getting bullied. We now keep him with us by himself as when we tried to place him back in they were continuously fighting. My boyfriend is worried because he's making this sound and I can't seem to identify it. Please help.


 

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That is kind of like a normal talking sound but also he sounds a little worried. When does he do it? Do you have video as well as the sound?
 

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I agree. That’s a normal ish sound, but all piggy noises are contextual. You need to consider what he is doing when he is doing it at the time.
 

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:agr: Also, are you able to have him live next door to the other two piggies? He really needs that interaction, even if through the bars. It’s better than none. When it’s over please thing about getting him a friend if living alongside the other two doesn’t work.
 

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My boyfriend says he does it when he's lying down and getting comfy. We've literally had to take him out of there a few days ago so I don't know if he's adjusting. Also we socialise with him as much as we can so he doesn't feel lonely. We will probably end up getting him a friend but we're on lockdown for now. 😭 Also, I can get a video if needed.
 

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as Said above, it’s all in context. If he’s doing it when getting comfy he’s probably just chatting to you.
I'm afraid you socialising with him is not enough. he needs company of his own kind. current circumstances mean you can’t get him a friend. But, if possible, please house him next to the other pair so they can interact through the bars.
 

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We've formulated a plan now, we're setting him up by himself till our lockdown is over in a couple of weeks and then we're going to move all the guinea pigs into the same room and reintroduce them slowly, if that fails will them being in the same room help?
 

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I’m afraid trio boars don’t work often. So it’s best to get him a friend once lockdown is over. Please don’t set him up by himself. He really needs the constant company of other piggies, even if it’s through bars.

I know I keep harping in about it but it’s really important for their well-being. Once he finds a friend, his personality will really shine.
 
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