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Colour Of Teats

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Linda Jarvie

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Colour of teats

Looking for some advice, one of our 8 month old piggies has one black teat & one pink teat, is this normal? No crusting or discharge, piggy well in herself! Honestly can't remember if it's always been like this!
 

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It is perfectly normal for a guinea pig with both white and black markings.
 

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It's normal for pigs to have different colored skin in different areas. None of mine have had different teats, but they have had half-and-half ears (half pink, half brown), my brindle pig had to get shaved for an operation on her lower back and I was amused to find that her skin was mottled black and brown just like her fur, and my current baby pig has black skin around her nostrils but a pink lower lip, so I don't see why it couldn't happen with teats as well.
 
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