shedding?

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Buddy sheds like craziness! lol Will that stop with age or anyway to cut it down a bit? or is that just how it is going to be?
 

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Shedding of hair comes in waves and will less at other times.. Please make always sure that it is not a case of mange mites!
 

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how would you know if it was mange mites?
 

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even hay mite make them lose hair you can tell because they=

signs which dont appear all at once...but can do

hair loss more than normal..

black speckled things on your hands after touching the guinea pig..

thinning of the hair...

flakey dandruff looking bits of skin in the hair...

V shape hairloss on the back...

bald ness/red skin can also be down to fungal...

guinea is itching more...

ivermectin needs to be used in all present guineas even if they are not showing signs, 3 full treatments 7-10 days a part must be done to kill new hatched eggs x
 
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I know it can be normal, And i dont see any problems just seems like he sheds ALOT! lol lucy doesnt shed near as much but she is short hair vs buddy being long haired
 
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