Liberty Little Miss Jingles won Best in Show at the Wapakaneta Spring Show, under judge Don Peterson. This is my very first Best in Show with cavies – and to win with a pig I bred is extra special.
I picked up three new pigs (and found three pigs new homes) this weekend. They are mine, but will eventually be returned or replaced with better offspring. I’m pretty excited to see what sort of babies Mr. Jingles throws as he is a decent boar and the sows are pretty strong in his weaker areas. … Continue reading Americans in Breeding
Between the seedlings inside, the plants popping up outside, and babies popping up all over, I think it is safe to say spring has sprung. And finally the weather agrees, with two lovely 60 degree days! The plants in the basement are growing and growing. I can’t wait to put them outside soon, but it… Continue reading Spring has Sprung
This blog is meant to be for rabbits and cavies, as well as gardening, in spite of the fact that all the posts so far have been about gardening. But I have some exciting news in the cavy world, so my first non-gardening post will be about cavies! This is Onyx, my black Silkie sow,… Continue reading Baby Peruvian
My guinea pigs get treats regularly, which they love. When they hear the rustle of a bag, they wheek, in hopes that the bag might contain something special for them. Today, I was passing out molasses, raisin, and oatmeal horse treats. They come as three circles together as a triangle and I usually break them… Continue reading Cavy Treats
My project for the weekend has certainly been an interesting one. It started when I found out about some piggies in need of a home. I discovered they were longhaired, and hadn’t been well-groomed for quite some time. So “Operation: Dirty Piggie” was created with the goal of getting the piggies to the cleanest, most… Continue reading Operation: Dirty Piggie