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Are three boys ok?

Da_3_mad_pigs

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I have just got three boy guinea pigs about four weeks ago. I was reading about guinea pigs and it said that you shouldnt keep boy boy guinea pigs because they will fight when they are older. Is this true?
 

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Not always. It depends on their personality.
 

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Yes, it depends on their personality although it is said that they need a bigger cage so that they can have their own space. Are they the same age?
 

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Yes, they are all ten weeks old.

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Yes, it depends on their personality although it is said that they need a bigger cage so that they can have their own space. Are they the same age?
 

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Sometimes, it can get difficult when they go through puberty together. You may encounter some problems, but you may not!
 

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Ouch...that will be a tough one.
 

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Everyone's right. It depends on their personality.
 

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I'd rather add another boy to my group than another girl. Those sows can be really mean to each other. The boys have more arguments but noone ever gets hurt. When the girls argue someone is going to get hurt. Last time it was a ripped ear. I have 4 boys in a 2x5 and 3 girls in a non c&c 4ftx3ft cage.
 

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I have three boys in a 4X5, soon to be four boars, they only fought a tiny bit when introduced and an occasional scuffle over who gets the last peice of cilantro
 

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dagwellismypigy said:
I have three boys in a 4X5, soon to be four boars, they only fought a tiny bit when introduced and an occasional scuffle over who gets the last peice of cilantro
It's pretty funny to see a tug-of-war with lettuce. It ends up breaking, and goes flying.
 

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I don't get why they all want the same peice of lettuce. There is usually a big mound but they have to steal it from each other. Wierd piggers.
 

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It's sooo funny to watch. Maybe they're really a small breed of dog :p
 

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I don't get why they all want the same peice of lettuce. There is usually a big mound but they have to steal it from each other. Wierd piggers.
LOL I have 2 males that live together (best buds) and they always steal the food that hangs out of the others mouths!
It is so cute and funny. Its like they are making the other the "guinea pig" to see if it is safe to eat.
Kathleen
 
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