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Some sort of discharge, help

Joshro

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I’m a New Guinea pig owner and I’ve had my boys for about 3 weeks. They are said to be 4 months and one relentlessly humps the others face. I understand this is to figure out the hierarchy, but today I put them in their new C&C cage and the “boss” pig started humping gus. When I lifted the hide I found this gooey clump. Some of it was also stuck to Gus’ face. Any idea on what it might be? image.jpg
 

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He ended up getting it off himself, haha. Any idea how long the humping will go on? Thanks for your help!
 

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I’m a New Guinea pig owner and I’ve had my boys for about 3 weeks. They are said to be 4 months and one relentlessly humps the others face. I understand this is to figure out the hierarchy, but today I put them in their new C&C cage and the “boss” pig started humping gus. When I lifted the hide I found this gooey clump. Some of it was also stuck to Gus’ face. Any idea on what it might be? View attachment 106758
Hi! It looks like 'boar glue', dried semen fluid that is well named when it comes to getting rid of it!

Please take the time to read this guide here; you may find it very helpfulhttps://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk/threads/boar-care-bits-bums-baths.135661/

The guide is part of our new owners guide collection, which specifically addresses all the areas we get the most questions, concerns or potentially harmful misconceptions about. You may find it very helpful: Getting Started - New Owners' Most Helpful Guides
 
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