How to determine the sex of the guinea pig?
You decided to have a small pet in the apartment. After some discussions with family members decided - it will be a guinea pig. If you can quickly solve the problem with color and coloring, then problems may arise with determining the gender of the future inhabitant of your apartment.
How to determine the sex of the guinea pig? Even those who are engaged in pigs for a long time can not always determine the sex of these little animals. If the mumps is an adult, then everything is clear, but what to do with the babies? If you decide to take a female, then note that they are smaller for males in size, active and neat, they like communication. The male is distinguished by his behavior: he is more sloppy, does not show his emotions.
And yet, how to distinguish the sex of guinea pigs, exploring them? The study of animals should be carried out carefully so as not to cause him any harm. If you see nipples on your tummy, then do not draw any conclusions, because in small animals they have representatives of both individuals.If you take the animal in your hands and turn the belly up, then in males the distance between the urethra and the anus will be greater than that of the females.
Another method. If you hold the animal with its paws up, then lightly press it near the external genital organs in the lower abdomen. If it is a female, then a Y-shaped gap should appear. And if it is a male, then when pressed, the reproductive organ will be shown.