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Guinea pig breeds: Peruvian

Guinea pig breeds: Peruvian

Classification

The hair of the Peruvian guinea pig can reach 10 cm and exceed them. Compared to Shelty guinea pigs, there are divergent hair rosettes on the head that direct the hair to cover it. One of the few long-haired breeds bred in Italy.

General aspect

There are many colors.
The maintenance of a perfect coat is very laborious.


Peruvian guinea pig (photo www.istorya.net)


On the left, Peruvian Cream Satin guinea pig

Peruvian guinea pig (photo http://moomoopets.sg/)


Video: Small Cuy farm in Cuenca Ecuador (October 2021).