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What do you do if the mother guinea pig will not let her baby nurse?

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2008-11-15 00:25:12
2008-11-15 00:25:12

If a mother guinea pig will not ley it's baby nurse, there must a good reason for it. Usally it's because you have touched the guinea pig at birst or some point when your not suppose to. It happends to all animals mostly. If so, you should talk to your vet and they should give you some kind of Milk to feed him or her.

this is most Common in inexperienced mother sows, usually on their first litter they pass still born pups or will not allow any surviving young to nurse

you should take the pup away from it's mother and put it into a separate cage with a cuddly toy to replace her as a comfort, carefully feed it on puppy milk with a syringe so that it gets some nutrients. it should start feeding on solid foods within a few days, but will still require milk feeds regularly for a couple of weeks, you should be aware that this is not always successful and losing the young is very likely, and upsetting.

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