How Do I Know When My Guinea Pig Is in Heat?


One way to tell if your Sow (a female Guinea Pig) is in heat is that she'll mount they other Guinea Pigs around her, even if they are female. She'll also curve her spine downwards. The female cycle is about 18 days, but the female will only be able to mate between 8-24 hours of that. When the male is aroused, he’s going to lower his head and walk towards the female. His steps won’t be random – this is a deliberate act to entice his love interest. The rumbling sound they make is very distinct, so don’t be nervous if you’ve never heard it before. His bottom will even wag side-to-side several times.
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