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Piggy Ears:)

saleejo

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I'm curious as I own one of each. What breed of pigs has floppy ears and what kind do not?
 

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All breeds have floppy ears. SOme pigs have ears that appear to be standing which is usually caused my inbreeding, over breeding or seen in young pigs.
 

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The breed standard for ears is the same in all breeds. They should be well sized and shaped like a rose petal.
 

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All guinea pigs are different. I have some with big floppy ears and some with tiny ones that almost stand up on their heads.. it makes no difference to what breed they are.
 

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I must say that I love Bonnie´s and Zirbel´s standing ears and had to get used to Gobi´s (lightly) and Sydney´s (very) hanging ears - but now I love them all cause they flap so nicely when the piggies come running.
 

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Well my abby had sticky up ears when he was young and at 5months now he still has them.

My other mongral has floppy ears.
 

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Wow! I didn't know piggies ears flopped as they got older! When I got my Domino, her ears were erect. She was cute but she looked more like a mouse than a piggie. A week later, her ears are starting to droop. Perhaps they'll be floppy in a few more weeks. I can hardly wait! Floppy ears flap when they wheek!
 

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One of my girls had way larger ears than the other two, though they are all kind of floppy, and hers also flap when she wheeks.
 

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Standing ears flap, too, when Bonnie wheeks! Of course, she wheeks with her entire body, runs circles like mad and can't stand still for a second when there's only a faint whiff of food in the air but that's a different topic.

Flappy ears rule!
 

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I love the flappy ears! I tell my husband that when he does his piggy impressions the only thing missing is the flappy ears!
 

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Lassie has floppy ears but Poppy's ears, while shaped more or less the same stick out to the sides. I love both of them to pieces!
 
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