Guinea pig – cute decorative rodent. They are valued for their attractive appearance and low maintenance. But sometimes it happens that their fur ceases to be soft and beautiful, and begins to actively leave their owner. Fur loss in Guinea pigs is a manifestation of their normal physiological or a manifestation of any disease.
In the first case we are talking about normal shedding. Molting in warm-blooded is the process of changing wool or feather cover.
There are three types of shedding:
Juvenile or age – there is a replacement of “children’s” wool “grown”.
Seasonal – occurs in connection with the change of seasons. “Launches” seasonal moult changed the temperature and weather conditions.
Compensation – occurs due to damage of coat any physical stress (trauma, thermal or chemical burn, etc.).
When a Guinea pig does shed, it is the regeneration of the epidermis. The skin thickens, becomes more friable, and therefore more vulnerable. Therefore, your Guinea pig must be maintained in this period. Continue reading
In accordance with the Decree of the Ministry of economy of the Republic of Belarus dated 26.10.2012 N 90 “on tariffs for the carriage of passengers and Luggage by railway transport in urban, regional and interregional lines and making addenda to decree of the Ministry of economy of the Republic of Belarus of 12 may 2011 N 73”:
17. Fee for transportation of large breed dogs, small Pets and birds in carriages with numbered seats (except cars ST) is levied on each place or thing as for 20 kg of Luggage.
Fee for transportation of small animals and birds in cars with unnumbered seats will be charged from each place or thing in the amount of 50 percent of the full cost of the travel document (ticket) to the destination of the passenger.
71. Transportation in trains with numbered seats small Pets and birds is allowed in all cars (except sleeping (SV) and superior carriages) in the presence of a veterinary certificate or veterinary certificate and payment in accordance with Zakonodatelstva Belarus. Continue reading
Feeding . In almost every feed the birds to the normal diet would be good to add grated vegetables mixed with crushed wheat biscuits, fresh greens (young leaves of lettuce, sprouts oats, sa, Canary seed). They can specially be grown in flower pots in the winter. You should remember that the green onion for birds is not only harmful, but also dangerous. Birds love to clean and sharpen your beak on a sugar cube wedged between the bars of the cage. for these purposes, you can use a dry crust of whole wheat bread.
It is useful to periodically pour into the cell a pinch of salt, finely ground eggshell, crushed charcoal, and 2-3 times a month to add to the drinking bird a few drops of diluted potassium permanganate. Poultry fed water only at room temperature. To fill the drinker right from the tap should not be.
Cleaning the cells . During cleaning pull the bottom of the cage should be removed, clean sand, debris, discharge, wipe and allow to dry. Simultaneously push or take out the feeder, cleaned it from the husk of the seed and replenish fresh food. Water bottle washed and filled with water. At least 1 time per month required full cleaning of the cage. At this time a bird transplanted into the spare cage. Continue reading