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Ryan's Pup Weights

Ryan recorded the weights of five pups on a daily basis. These weights may help you determine what is normal weight loss and gain in newborn pups and determine when hand feeding is necessary. She also set up a chart showing the average weight gain of these pups.

Here are the pups!

Guinea pig pups.
  1. Boy Dark Brown
  2. Girl No Black, no white blotch on head
  3. Girl Black, brown and white
  4. Boy, black, brown and white, white rump
  5. Girl No Black, white blotch on head

Weight is measured in grams:

    GrayfaceBrows/LillyOther OneBrotherSuzie 2
DateDay#1 Boy#2 Girl#3 Girl#4 Boy#5 GirlAvg Wt Chg
11/16/2013010010799107117(Birthday)
11/17/20131909994102112-6.6
11/18/2013290979196109-2.8
11/19/201339410195971102.8
11/20/2013410611310510612611.8
11/21/201351111181091091314.4
11/22/201361211221161141376.4
11/23/201371241291231201435.8
11/24/201381311381251331436.2
11/25/2013913914913714015710.4
11/26/2013101461531461461677.2
11/27/2013111561681551551739.8
11/28/20131217517917016918814.8
11/29/2013131791821711761944.2
11/30/2013141831931761761954.2
12/1/20131519620819119421115.4
12/2/2013162042101951992164.8
12/3/20131722523321422323922 **
12/4/2013182232322232252401.8
12/5/20131923924823023625212.4
12/6/2013202442492372482565.8
12/7/2013212532582432562668.4
12/8/20132227026925626827412.2

** Piggies had just gorged on carrots Go Up

And 7 months later:

7/2/2014 Grayface Brows/Lilly** Other One Brother Suzie 2
weight in lbs oz 2 lb 10 oz 1 lb 13 oz 2 lb 4 oz 2 lb 11 oz 2 lb 8 oz
weight in grams 1190 grams 820 grams 1020 grams 1220 grams 1130 grams

And the parent's weights:

Guinea pig weight chart

Parent's Weight Chart

Date Susan (mom) Bernie (dad)
7/14/2013 14.5 oz 1 lb 4.5 oz
8/17/2013 1 lb 5.5 oz 1 lb 15 oz
11/10/2013 3 lb 3 oz (pregnant) 2 lb 13 oz
11/20/2013 2 lb 2 oz (post-partum)2 lb 15 oz
12/6/2013 2 lb 1 oz 2 lb 14 oz
7/2/2014 3 lb 3 oz 3 lb 6 oz

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