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Hi I have a pregnant guinea pig, I've had her for 6 and a half weeks, and got her pregnant from her previous owner, I have been able to feel the babies moving for 2 or so  weeks, I have been able to see them moving for about a week, and yesterday heard the babies grinding there teeth, how far along would she be and when will she give birth, I checked her pelvic bones yesterday and could fit my little finger between them

when you can fit your little finger between it will be within 48hours of that time, in fact they have probably already come the time you get this response. if it is anything lnger then i recommend getting her to the vets as there might be complications.
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Sam Amison


I can answer most questions on breeding rearing and housing, though I would like to stress now that unless someone is wishing to keep all the offspring produced I do not support breeding. I have reasonable experience with illnesses and can offer a few remedies. I have a high level of knowledge on handling, social habits, herding and dietry requirements, as well as being able to deliver a crash course in their natural habitat if people wish to know.


I have owned guinea pigs for several years and was formerly a fosterer for a rescue home and as such have experience with common illnesses, pairing, constructing and managing housing and of course handling (also having just moved I am going to resume a rescue role shortly) and have in the past bred them.

I am a member of the Cavy Club website.

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I do not possess any credentials in this area other than charitable work, but I have worked with what must be hundreds of guinea pigs in the past and as such have learned a lot about the little blighters!

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