The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply. Who is the longest reigning WWE Champion of all time? Not only that, they could already start running around a few hours after their birth. Just feel so bad I didn't realise the poor little thing was pregnant. Maybe I'm just going crazy but I checked on my piggie everyday and hold her for a minute with my hand around her tummy and they would go crazy I could feel them every second. Also would you complain to the pet shop? Im just hoping the other guinea pig isn't pregnant or a boy for that matter! Ovarian cysts present in a similar way to guinea pig pregnancy (weight gain, bulging sides, ect) just as an example. If you squeeze a male gently you'll see his penis, WRT the piglet - I've had two pigs die in the last 18 months ( two brothers) and we've left the body overnight so the other one can have time alone.In very very rare occasions a sow will damage/eat part of a piglet ( if a sow attacks her piglets she's very stressed) , you might find they'd nibble ears or feet, but it is rare.I've had a stillborn piglet years ago, but she had two others to look after,Your sow might well be waiting for another piglet, they usually give birth quickly but a large piglet would have taken alot of effort.Give her lots of food and peace. My guinea pig Nibbles gives birth to 3 cute happy babies!!! Ano ang mga kasabihan sa sa aking kababata? Share with Nintendo - £100 voucher to be won, Share your tips for making learning fun for your children with VTech - £100 voucher to be won, Didnt know guinea pig was pregnant, she's just had a stillborn baby, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. One was still born but the other was alive and well luckily. However, if the mom behaves and looks normal, maintains a shiny Why Do Guinea Pigs Eat Their babies? I couldn't believe how small the mother was herself. I did complain to the pet shop who were very apologetic. I heard that the babies stop moving for a while when birth is close, but i'm not so sure. They are outside in a hutch in the garden in the dark, I wouldn't be able to see anything unless I shone a torch in there and I really don't want to stress them out but will go outside and see if alls quiet. The babies were healthy and happy all day yesterday but today 2 of the babies seemed to be getting rejected by the mom they looked really weak and were just laying on their sides not moving. Like you say, if they're young they're growing anyway, and if you're not looking out for pregnancy it's easy to miss. If your dates are right then she probably never was pregnant in the first place. I went out about an hour ago to fill up their hay before before bedtime and the larger female had given birth. Have you tried giving mama pig some ice cold water then feeling for babies? Less than half her adult size and already a mum. They live outside in a hutch and I feel terrible as my DD has sat with her on her lap today and we have had her out for a run on the grass. I couldn't believe how small the mother was herself. Thanks for the reply. She needs to see a vet to see what is going on with her but you're already taking her, which is a very good thing. What is the hink-pink for blue green moray? One was still born but the other was alive and well luckily. I went to the vet and he checked her over and said she is fine. I had similar happen to me. The ADMINs will edit your thread title for you if necessary. Do NOT start multiple threads for the same guinea pig. With their little bodies and big eyes, it’s hard not to find them cute. So they are back home and both seem happy enough, so hopefully things will settle down now and they will both be OK. Have emailed the pet shop but haven't heard back so might pop in tomorrow. How do you relax when you have 10 minutes to spare? How long will the footprints on the moon last? So I have been waiting for what seems forever for these little pups I believe there is two because I felt one of each side but I believe that they have died? Anyway I don't think it could be the other guinea pigs (if she turns out to be male) as they have only been together 5 weeks. To feel hacked off with the way my assistant spoke to me today? What is the time signature of the song Atin Cu Pung Singsing? Ah that's really sad. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. Also is toxemia really common? Bruned guinea pigs and dead guinea pigs. What about your other one, is she okay? They said that babies are difficult to sex and they must have been separated too late. Why don't libraries smell like bookstores? No one thinks you're crazy. This is page 1 of 1 (This thread has 13 messages.). I am totally going to try that right now thank-you! He had a feel of her tummy and couldn't feel anything. All Rights Reserved. The larger of the two has been quite grumpy recently with the other guinea pig and I thought it was just she was the more dominant female. What to do if a guinea pig gives birth to a dead baby? Check to make sure they're settled.Most likely your piggie was in with a boar by mistake. I just feel really bad for her and annoyed with pet shop. As they'd have been in with others before you bought them and the gestation peroid is 2 months, it's possible your other guinea is female and also pregnant, so take it to the vet too to check out. I am sure they will give the usual 'difficult to tell' etc, but I do feel really annoyed/sad about it. I removed it from the hutch and held it for a while to see if there was any signs of life but there wasn't. 2016 August 6 Yes I will as she has got bigger recently too, but as they are babies I just thought they were growing. She'll eat the placenta Wheresmy which has got alot of iron and nutrients in it.And she's got your other pig for company so she won't be lonely.It is a problem though with so many animals, you don't know exactly what happens before you buy them.I see loads of Gumtree adverts where they write "I've got 8 week pigs girls and boys" - you see a mixed group. Most people find that, when it comes to guinea pigs at least, babies are the cutest. Ano ang pinakamaliit na kontinente sa mundo? What now?! Very sad WheresmyYour pig would already have been halfway through her pg when you got her (it's 63-70 days) You do need to get your other pig checked though, if it is a male then it could already have mated with her. The baby was very big also so maybe that's why it was stillborn. I have no idea what to do, will the guinea pig be distressed I removed the baby? Though at this age (they'll be just over 3 months) a males bollocks are quite obvious so you can compare both. Guinea Pig Babies. And I think "For the love of Jeff, males can get their mums and sisters upduffed from 3-4 weeks "And they aren't particularly fussy either,Sleep tight piggies. and Pregnant Guinea Pig Worries. If you are 13 years old when were you born? He also confirmed our other guinea pig is also female and said she's not pregnant, although I now know that they don't always look pregnant until the last couple of weeks. If you have something NEW to talk about for a pig, please update your OLD thread for this pig. I have never heard of that. Pagkakaiba ng pagsulat ng ulat at sulating pananaliksik? Does it make them more active? Cysts may also explain why she didn't get pregnant in the 4 months she was with a sexually mature male. Especially if yours only had one baby it might not have been so obvious. We WANT the pig's history withOUT having to poke back around on old threads. She needs to see a vet to answer these questions more thoroughly. fur, clean eyes a. About 6 weeks after we bought her from the shop our new baby guinea pig have birth herself. Less than half her adult size and already a mum. I had no idea they could be pregnant so young. I felt a little kick today but that was all.. Is there anything I can do for her now other then make sure she's comfortable and has all her vegetables? Will get her checked over by a vet I think. How much does does a 100 dollar roblox gift card get you in robhx? Does Jerry Seinfeld have Parkinson's disease? She has a vet appt on the 21st which I thought they would be born by then.. Should I expect the worst that the babies have died or are they known to stop moving for a while and still be alive? About 6 weeks after we bought her from the shop our new baby guinea pig have birth herself. I am going to take her to the vet tomorrow to get her checked over and to get the other guinea pig sexed. I didn't spot ours was pregnant either - despite having bred guinea pigs and seen them pregnant before. Also if the babies have died what is the chance that my guinea pig is going to make this out alive? Ano ang Imahinasyong guhit na naghahati sa daigdig sa magkaibang araw? Another difference guinea pigs have from hamsters is that their children are born precocial; already in an advanced state. general health issue, or may be too old to mate. This issue is it has been so long if the dates are right it more than likely is a different problem and not pregnancy. I need to go and check on them, they were both OK when I removed the baby, unfortunately that was a couple of hours ago so dont think I can put it back in the hutch. I did complain to the pet shop who were very apologetic. I'd be fuming with the pet shop too. We are going to bury the baby gp in the garden later, my DD had chosen a spot nearby. I was after some advice please. When they are born, guinea pigs already have hair, a full set of teeth, and with eyes wide open. When did organ music become associated with baseball? The guinea pig who had the baby last night seems fine this morning thankfully, has eaten her breakfast and tucking into hay. What is the rising action of faith love and dr lazaro? Kids aren't at home. Yes I would guess a large baby to a very young mother is probably why it was still born. Will guinea pigs eat their dead pups? We tend to anthropomorphize animal behaviors. I bought 2 baby guinea pigs from a pet shop 5 weeks ago, I was told they were 8 weeks old and 2 females. Good news that you have two sows.The petshop will be unlikely to do anything but at least you can tell them that this has happened to something has gone amiss with their keeping of them or their suppliers to allow a mating to occur.My Rescue sows both had litters in Rescue, they don't appear any worse for wear (thankfully) just that GP5 is a bit lairy.Both putting on some weight which is nice.Very sad to lose a pig especially one that didn't draw breath- but you can cossett and spoil your two lovely piggies. I just hope it hasn't traumatised her too much. I have read up on it but is there anything I can tell for sure she has it? I have two guinea pigs that I love very much... My female gave birth yesterday to 3 cute healthy babies luckily I was home for the birth and I immediately separated the male. Young pigs with a first litter do hold their figures well. With the length of the time between the male and now, if something stopped her from giving birth the babies would have died and you would have a guinea pig female that was extremely sick or dead by now. My DD and DS were very upset and I just hope the guinea pig that gave birth is OK in the morning. I've been furloughed until March! She only had the one baby and doesn't look that different today to be honest, so was difficult to tell.