Question by  firinne (24)

How long is guinea pig gestation?

When can I expect baby guinea pigs?


Answer by  SofiaY (82)

Gestation is a long time compared to other rodents, it lasts about two and a half months. It is really depending on the size of the litter. Guinea pigs are born with fur and their eyes open and will suckle milk from its mother for around three to four weeks.


Answer by  NZ (26)

Guinea pig gestation is about 2 months on average. However be for warned that breeding them can be complicated and professional help is probably best. Make sure you can provide a good home for all.


Answer by  LaurenHebbe (300)

When a famale guinea pig become pregnant, she will have to wait two and a half months. That is about seventy four days until the babies come. The time does dependon the litter size, a larger litter will mean a longer pregnancy. The smaler the litter the longer the gestation period will be.


Answer by  Ashlockheart (116)

It would be any were between 9 to 12 months. You also want to make sure that you were gloves when they are born.

posted by Anonymous
??? please check your facts before posting potentiall misleading information. Average gestation is around 66 days - and as the mother will cope fine without any help, there is no need for gloves !!  add a comment
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