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25-06-2010, 11:11 PM
I was thinking of getting this for my new guinea pig herd I will also extend the outside run part of it and insulate the inside.


or this with a run attached.


Can you let me know what you all think as I am new to guinea pigs.

25-06-2010, 11:17 PM
I think the play house with a run attatched is far superior to the chicken coop. the chicken coops have a covered area which offers only a tiny space for them to hide in the wet cold months. Many guinea pigs when they get older find the ramps difficult.

The wendy house offers an area where you can get inside to be with them on cold winter days without getting wet or cold. They also are suitable for piggies of any age.

25-06-2010, 11:31 PM
I'd also go with the playhouse. The ramp in the chicken coop looks a bit much for guinea pigs.

25-06-2010, 11:36 PM
yes the ramp did worry me. I think it might be that i have to make a play house thing myself as its already over 100 so i think this might end up over budget. Would it help if i extended the ramp or maybe modified the chicken coop thing a bit for them?

26-06-2010, 12:35 AM
What do you think of this one?


Mischief and Tinker's Mum
26-06-2010, 12:44 AM
WOW! :D They will be very lucky piggies to have any 3 of those set-ups!! :)

26-06-2010, 12:47 AM
You could always put sides on the ramp of the chicken coop? Although i agree all set ups are really good! :D