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Guinea pig losing weight

Ilovemyguineapigs21

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Helppp, idk why but my 2 month old guinea pig that I recently got is now 510 grams, however when i goy her, she was 520 grams. However my other 2 guinea pigs are gaining weight so I'm confused!
 

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10 grams can easily be accounted for by an empty stomach or empty bladder. Please continue to weigh at least once weekly but more often if you feel something may be wrong. Any loss of 50g or more, or a persistent gradual loss needs to be investigated by a vet
 
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I would not be worried about this 10gr. She is young and growing. Her metabolism is very fast and this difference can be due to an empty stomach.
 

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Any time a guinea pig consistently loses a lot of weight (more than can be explained by normal fluctuations) it’s a concern. It means they aren’t eating enough. They can lose condition as they get older, but we are talking much older than your piggies are.
 

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Any time a guinea pig consistently loses a lot of weight (more than can be explained by normal fluctuations) it’s a concern. It means they aren’t eating enough. They can lose condition as they get older, but we are talking much older than your piggies are.
Okk. Also I realized that I think my guinew pigs arent gaining weight theyre just steadily maintaining their weight so do u have some weight gaining tips?
 

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A normal, healthy diet will get healthy pigs to their adult weight. Is it all your pigs that aren't gaining weight? If so, how old are your other two and what are their weights? How long have they not been gaining weight for?
 
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