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Pregnant Male Piggy?!

JuliaDunne

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Hi! Was looking for some advice really, we bought 2 piggies for our sons 3 months ago (spiderpig & batpig) obviously i had nothing to do with their naming! But in the last few days we’ve noticed spider pig getting a lot rounder!

We were told they were boys.....can anyone offer any advice please?

Bloating or pregnant? And if so what do we do?

Thank you!

Julia
 

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First things first you need to confirm the sex of both piggies. We have a useful guide here Sexing Guide but if you aren't sure then please try to get as clear a photo as possible of their 'bits' for advice
 

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thanks for the advice and sharing the link, will have a proper look although the difference between the 2 sexes doesn’t look a lot so hopefully I can tell the difference!

Julia
 

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Definitely important to check their genders first and foremost... you can post pictures if you need a hand and there is a guide to determining sex on the pregnancy page (I believe) in a sticky at the top to give you some pictures to compare.
 

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thanks for the advice and sharing the link, will have a proper look although the difference between the 2 sexes doesn’t look a lot so hopefully I can tell the difference!

Julia
Thet can sometimes be difficult. The older they get it's usually easier to tell. Like I said you are welcome to parade photos on here for us all to look at. I've not done too much sexing but I know a few members have a good eye for it
 

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That shape looks a lot like my Elsa when she was pregnant...
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Welcome.
I also have a boy and a girl piggies but they live in separate cages.

I read that girl piggy eats a lot when pregnant, and gets bigger quickly.

I would take her/him to a vet.
 

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I love their names! I'm no expert by any means, but from all I've read on this forum, it's not that uncommon to miss-sex piggies, unfortunately. Others will be able to give you better advice on what to do should Spiderpig turn out to be female and pregnant. :)
 

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I would suspect a pregnant female, a vet can accurately sex and if not your boy needs to get a check up.

Welcome to the forum, please let us know how you get on
 

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I’m no expert here but I’d say that piggy has been down the surgery for a dodgy bum enhancement! 😂 You might notice some twerking going on! 😆 Otherwise you’re going to have an extended family 🙊 Either way a trip to the vets is in order!

Good luck xx
 

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I’m no expert here but I’d say that piggy has been down the surgery for a dodgy bum enhancement! 😂 You might notice some twerking going on! 😆 Otherwise you’re going to have an extended family 🙊 Either way a trip to the vets is in order!

Good luck xx
Hahahahaha dodgy bum enhancement! Will update later when properly checked the sex! X
 

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Thanks everyone for the replies, will keep you posted later when I’ve had a proper look 🙈

Must say spiderpig looks very similar to the one in the photo! X
 

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Looks pregnant to me. Very like my Eva in the last few days! Be sure to check the sex asap and if you do have a male and a pregnant female the male will need removing as he can get the female pregnant again just hours after the birth. That's how my Eva had a back to back pregnancy :(
 
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