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what is a guinea pigs gestation period how long

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how long before the female has babies once she becomes pregnant?

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Age: <1; Female; Breed: Guinea pig

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it wasn't that kind of question

Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  NancyH replied 11 years ago.
A guinea pig's gestation period lasts between 59-73 days depending upon the size of the litter.
Smaller litters may be carried longer than larger litters.
You can read about breeding them here
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