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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    It has been a while since our last update!

    Overall, the pigs are doing well. Unfortunately the one lethal, Gus, didn't make it. He passed away on June 19th at 7.5 weeks old. It was very sad, but...
  2. Signs: Re: How will I know she's going into labor- day 64 today.

    Just be patient. They will come when they come. With my two pregnant rescues, the one had separated pubic bones for 6 days before delivery, while the other's pubic bones were only separated for 1 day...
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    Pregnant: Re: Pregnant Pig signs of pending birth?

    I recently went through pregnancies with two young rescues. It's hard to wait, but the babies will come when they come!

    With my girls, the first one had separated pelvic bones for 6 days. During...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    And our baby saga continues.

    Last night Betty safely delivered 3 pups. Two little girls and sadly another lethal white boy. I went into their room to check on them before bed around 11:30 and...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    A little update on everyone here.

    Mama and babies continue to do well. The two normal babies are so active. They are constantly popcorning about and are eating very well. Both are gaining weight...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    Thank you guys! I will certainly keep you all updated on his progress and Betty as we get closer to her delivering her babies.

    He made it through the night and is very strong, he certainly has...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    Baby day finally arrived and it is very bittersweet. Ramona did an absolutely amazing job, she delivered quickly, with no issues and bounced back right away. She delivered 3 wonderful little babies....
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    Still patiently waiting for babies over here. Both girls continue to do well, they're active and eating up a storm. They're still quite skittish and will hide any time I come in the room, but they're...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    So the girls have been home for almost two weeks now. Unfortunately both girls are definitely pregnant.

    Baby A, now named Ramona is farther along in her pregnancy than her sister. She has a VERY...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    Thanks Soecara lethal whites are my biggest concern in all of this. I'm mainly concerned that dad is likely a brother or their father that was not separated properly, so there's a high likelihood...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Rescue Pigs Pregnancy Journey

    It's been a while since I've posted on the forum, but thought this would be a great place to log our current journey and hopefully have it be educational and accessible to others in the future.
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    Teeth: Re: How long to eating after getting teeth filed

    Did she have skull and jaw x-rays done? The squinting eye in combination with overgrown molars is extremely concerning. There could be something internal going on like overgrown roots, an abscess or...
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    Sneezing: Re: Simon's Medical Thread.

    I'm so sorry you're going through health troubles with one of your boys again. I can't even fathom the frustration and worry you have to be dealing with.

    It may not be much help, but a couple...
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    Conditions: Re: Bianka Bella medical concerns thread

    I personally wouldn't be worried. I've had little ones lose small amounts of weight when coming home before.

    A few days of not eating that well because they are nervous/adjusting to a new diet...
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    Bonding: Re: advice on bonding young female piggies

    If they have already had direct contact through the bars of a cage, I would go ahead and introduce them. The purpose of quarantine with new pigs is to keep them 100% separate in different rooms. If...
  16. Thread: Skinnies

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    Keeping Warm: Re: Skinnies

    I would definitely try to integrate a new skinny with Bella if possible. I imagine they would both appreciate the opportunity to have a buddy!

    I find it is true that they poop more than a haired...
  17. Vet: Re: How often did you have to take your guinea pig to the vet in his/her lifetime

    I take my pigs on an as needed basis as well. However, I am quite diligent with their health at home. I weigh my pigs biweekly and give them a good feel over for lumps, bumps or abnormalities. If I...
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    Chat Re: Introducing........ Simon!

    bpatters surprisingly they don't require too much coat maintenance! No actual brushing, just finger combing every few days. Very rarely do they tangle. I would say the most labor intensive part of...
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    Chat Re: Introducing........ Simon!

    What a beautiful boy! I know it's hard so soon after Scooter's passing, but Simon is so lucky to have you be his forever home. It's nice to see the boys getting along well too!

    Lunkarya's are such...
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    Re: My baby Scooter. I will miss you so.

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have no other words than what's been said before me, but Scooter was so lucky to have such a loving, diligent and caring owner. It never gets easier. Rest easy, Scooter.
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    Sad: Re: Another Kijiji Rescue

    Her feet are thankfully showing some improvement after only a few days of soaks/medication! I'm very pleased to see some changes.

    Mabel is doing well and has become quite the voracious eater. She...
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    Sad: Re: Another Kijiji Rescue

    Thanks guys for all the kind words! It's going to be a long road to recovery and socialization, but we're getting started.

    The current plan right now is epsom salt soaks twice a day on the...
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    Sad: Re: Another Kijiji Rescue

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    Sad: Another Kijiji Rescue

    I don't post much on the forum anymore, however I thought some of you may appreciate following a new rescue story that will hopefully have a happy ending.

    A few days ago a Kijiji ad was brought...
  25. Thread: Treatment

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    Ovarian Cysts: Re: Treatment

    I've had two pigs with Ovarian Cysts over the years.

    The first was 6.5 years old when she was diagnosed. At this point she didn't have a cagemate (hers had passed) and she failed to bond with...
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