Nov 12, 2019

Breed Standard Guinea Pigs

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#Select a boar to mate with a sow. Part of breeding the right pair of guinea pigs is choosing a boar, or male guinea pig, to mate. Selecting the best quality boar can help ensure that a sow bears good quality and healthy pups.<ref>http://www.britishcavycouncil.org.uk/Resources/Selfs-top%20breeders-BCC.pdf</ref>[[Image:769790 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Select a boar to mate with a sow. Part of breeding the right pair of guinea pigs is choosing a boar, or male guinea pig, to mate. Selecting the best quality boar can help ensure that a sow bears good quality and healthy pups.<ref>http://www.britishcavycouncil.org.uk/Resources/Selfs-top%20breeders-BCC.pdf</ref>[[Image:769790 4.jpg|center]]
 
#*A good boar will have a broad head and a bold eye.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Q95I4q>
 
#*A good boar will have a broad head and a bold eye.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Q95I4q>
#*The average age for most boars to mate for the first time is 5 months.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Q95I4q> Guinea pigs are thought to reach sexual maturity at 10 weeks however most reach sexual maturity as young as 4 weeks.  Therefore to prevent inbreeding males should be removed from the females at 3 weeks.
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#*The average age for most boars to mate for the first time is 5 months.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Q95I4q> Guinea pigs are thought to reach sexual maturity at 10 weeks however most reach sexual maturity as young as 4 weeks.  Therefore to prevent inbreeding males should be removed from the females at 3 weeks..<ref>https://ift.tt/34TthCk>
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#Select a sow to mate with a boar. Just as boar selection is important, it is also important to find a good quality sow, or female guinea pig. Choosing the right sow can help ensure the quality and health of her litter.<ref>http://www.britishcavycouncil.org.uk/Resources/Selfs-top%20breeders-BCC.pdf</ref>[[Image:769790 5.jpg|center]]
 
#Select a sow to mate with a boar. Just as boar selection is important, it is also important to find a good quality sow, or female guinea pig. Choosing the right sow can help ensure the quality and health of her litter.<ref>http://www.britishcavycouncil.org.uk/Resources/Selfs-top%20breeders-BCC.pdf</ref>[[Image:769790 5.jpg|center]]
 
#*The sow should have good head shape, a bold eye, and a good muzzle. <ref>https://ift.tt/2Q95I4q>
 
#*The sow should have good head shape, a bold eye, and a good muzzle. <ref>https://ift.tt/2Q95I4q>


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