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Siikibam

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One of my boys wiped some white stuff on the fleece. This is the second time I’ve seen it. It’s kind of soft but not runny. Last time they did it I rubbed and smelt it. I was almost it smelt REALLY RANK! Does anyone know what it is?

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It's most likely smegma (which lines the anal sack) from where a boar has scent marked his territory! It is rather stinky XD
Yep that’s what it is. And it STINKS :vom: I had the stink of this today after I cleaned Peanut and Buddies cage. It’s not pleasant although it’s completely normal for Boars.
 

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Smegma does stink :vom: I had to clean loads of it of Christian's boar bits a few weeks ago. Not a pleasant job for either of us!
 

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Smegma does stink :vom: I had to clean loads of it of Christian's boar bits a few weeks ago. Not a pleasant job for either of us!
Good thing he is cute, he can be forgiven for being so yucky!
 

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Yep. In with the weekly check, the boar bits get checked too. I clean the boar bits, if necessary, VERY gently with a cotton bud and hand warm water with a bit of gorgeous guineas shampoo squirted in. I also have a bit of kitchen roll to hand as sometimes it can get very messy!:vom:
 

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Do you clean inside the...poo hole? Or where exactly do you clean? I smelt it again when I did the cage change yesterday, and saw a little white matter on Toffee’s nethers :vom:
 

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No you don't need to clean inside the ....poo hole. Just round the willy once you have extracted it. If it is a bit reluctant to put in an appearance as can often happen with Christian, just put a warm cotton bud on the willy button for a couple of minutes and the willy should (!) pop out easily.
 

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No you don't need to clean inside the ....poo hole. Just round the willy once you have extracted it. If it is a bit reluctant to put in an appearance as can often happen with Christian, just put a warm cotton bud on the willy button for a couple of minutes and the willy should (!) pop out easily.
:yikes: Got to love Boars. Lol. XD
 

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No you don't need to clean inside the ....poo hole. Just round the willy once you have extracted it. If it is a bit reluctant to put in an appearance as can often happen with Christian, just put a warm cotton bud on the willy button for a couple of minutes and the willy should (!) pop out easily.
:eek: What is the willy button? I’ve tried...extracting it before but failed. I think it’s Toffee who smells. I saw some white stuff around his...private area. Why do I feel rude talking about a guinea pigs bits?! :blink:
 
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