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One chunky monkey in amongst 4?

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Hi,

I have 4 girl piggies in a little 'herd'. 3 are lovely and chubby, but the rex girl Gizmo is a bit of a porker! :red

At first I was worried she was pregnant, but I'm 99% sure they are all girlies. They've been to the vets before because they had mites and because I was worried about some white stuff 'down there' and I think the vet would have said if I had a boy posing as a boy!

The place I got them from was awful and I wouldn't be surprised if they kept boys and girls together but I have had them long enough now that if she was pregnant when I got her she would have had the babies by now.

I also have two boys (in my avatar pic :)) but I think I'd know if those two little monsters had escaped and gotten in with the girls!

What could it be? She's still very young I've had her since a baby, but I am worried with her being a rexy that the extra weight will put pressure on her and aggravate her hocks
 

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how old is she and how much does she weigh? and how much do the others weigh?
 
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I'm not sure how much she weighs. Normally I'm quite meticulous about weighing the pigs and buns but one of my rabbits has been ill recently and I kept weighing her and my scales were way out compared to the vets so I've stopped weighing them.

Her sides are very wide though, like a pregnant pig looks, she doesn't look streamlined like the other 3.

She is about 7 or 8 months now.
 

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Some rex piggies can become HUGE with massive bums! It's their breed. If in doubt, have her checked by a vet.

My teddy Nerys has similar proportions, but she is not as big as some rexes I have seen. However, her non-pregnant bum is pretty impressive!
 

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Oh my rex boy is a big chubster too, he holds all his weight at his rear, I think they can look bigger than they actually are because of the way their hair sticks out. :))

With my girl pair, the underpiggy is a lot bigger than my top pig, She keeps telling me she's a rex in disguise. ;)
 
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