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    Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    Hi Everyone,

    Two weeks ago I adopted my 10th sow, I was well prepared to set a different enclosure just in case things didn't turn out well. She spent 2 weeks in quarantine and got a green light from my exotics vet. I did introductions yesterday in a 4x9 C&C temporary neutral cage and things went well. The herd continued to go about their business except "Lady" who is the herd leader. Lady and Pride were getting "know" each other but after awhile things settled down.

    During initial introductions, I found it okay to leave the room (herd were eating together and just laying around without any squabbles) and clean their main habitat decorating for St. Patrick's Day. I periodically checked on them to make sure everything was okay.


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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    WoW! That is an awesome cage! And congrats on the your 10th guinea pig. I only have five and am still in the process of introductions which are not going smoothly. But good luck with the introductions! You gave me some ideas for building a new guinea pig cage. Thanks!

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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    Congrats! I'd love to one day have that many piggies.


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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    That cage is amazing! I dare say it's inspirational, now I have to figure out new things for my boys! Congratulations on the new addition!

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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    Congrats on your new addition! I love your cage! I'm getting ready to redo mine here in a few weeks and will have to keep yours in mind when I work on it.

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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    Quote Originally Posted by eternalpnk View Post
    WoW! That is an awesome cage! And congrats on the your 10th guinea pig. I only have five and am still in the process of introductions which are not going smoothly. But good luck with the introductions! You gave me some ideas for building a new guinea pig cage. Thanks!
    Thank you. So far I've been very lucky with introductions. I think having a large habitat helps.

    Quote Originally Posted by jaycriae View Post
    Congrats! I'd love to one day have that many piggies.


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    It is possible. When I first joined this forum I only had two. I saw other members with large herds and said to myself "one day" too and now I have a large herd, probably no more adoptions for a very very long time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Guinea Pig Papa View Post
    That cage is amazing! I dare say it's inspirational, now I have to figure out new things for my boys! Congratulations on the new addition!
    Thanks. I've been there before. I was admired other people's cages.

    Quote Originally Posted by cavymomma01 View Post
    Congrats on your new addition! I love your cage! I'm getting ready to redo mine here in a few weeks and will have to keep yours in mind when I work on it.
    Looking forward to seeing your renovation!!!

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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    Hi. I knew I recognized all the festive fleece and hay racks! I know you from fishlore where you are Amazonpassion! I started looking at all your posts in the nonfish section while I was doing my research for my piggies! My fishlore user is westiegirl13!


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    Quote Originally Posted by westiegirl13 View Post
    Hi. I knew I recognized all the festive fleece and hay racks! I know you from fishlore where you are Amazonpassion! I started looking at all your posts in the nonfish section while I was doing my research for my piggies! My fishlore user is westiegirl13!


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    Lol Yes. I have piggies and fish tanks. This is a great forum to get information on piggies.

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    Re: Introducing the newest sow in the herd

    Quote Originally Posted by CavieGuy View Post
    Lol Yes. I have piggies and fish tanks. This is a great forum to get information on piggies.
    Iv learned so much already just reading through posts!


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