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I have two female guinea pigs. one is 1 year old and the other is 5-6 months. i’ve been noticing today that the oldest female has been mounting the younger and leaving white gelatinous discharge on the bedding and on the younger? should i be worried about this? is she actually a male?
 

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I have two female guinea pigs. one is 1 year old and the other is 5-6 months. i’ve been noticing today that the oldest female has been mounting the younger and leaving white gelatinous discharge on the bedding and on the younger? should i be worried about this? is she actually a male?

Hi!

Please always double check the gender upon arrival; mis-sexing does happen. Here is our sexing guide link, which teaches you where exactly to look and feel for in some less obvious but much more gender devisive areas than the outside appearance - with lots of comparison pictures of both genders and at different ages and stages of development: Illustrated Sexing Guide

If you have indeed got a sow, I would have her vet checked; this doesn't sound normal.

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Thank you! Turns out my big girl is a boy! where should i go from here?
 

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Make sure you house the next to each other so they can still interact. But the cages must be secure.
 
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