Patagonian Cavy For Sale

Patagonian Cavy

Patagonian Cavies belong to the rodent family. Cavys are native to central and south Argentina. A cavy is 17-31 inches in length and weigh from 20 to 35 pounds. A cavy's lifespan in the wild is 10 years and 14 years in captivity. Another name for the patagonian cavy is a Patagonian Mara. Their body is long-legged and resembles a deer. Their coat is brown with under areas being a brownish orange, the neck has a white collarlike patch. The eyes and ears are large. Their diet includes grasses and low shrubs.

Patagonian Cavy - Males

  • Price: $250.00
  • Name: Hope Bennett
  • Posted: 04/26/2022
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Georgia

Born in 2021. Male cavies - great display /enclosure animal. Email for more information - info@minilivestock.com

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Patagonian Cavy

  • Name: Jamie
  • Posted: 04/20/2022
  • Phone: 620-224-0130
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Texas

Hi ! We have two male Patagonian Cavies that are 5 weeks old that are for sale. They are parent raised and brought up at a zoological facility and accustomed to hand feeding and human interaction. They are hand-able and are eating solids. We are sell...

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2 year old 3-legged male Patagonian cavy.

  • Price: $400.00
  • Name: Mark Rosenthal
  • Posted: 01/02/2022
  • Phone: (313) 819-5719
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Michigan
  • Website: Www.iwantanimalmagic.com

Frankie us a two year old male Patagonian cavy, who needed his leg amputated soon after he was born. He’s perfectly healthy, and he would make a great educational animal ambassador, or a great breeder. He’s the one on the right in the third photo...

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3 month old male Patagonian cavy

  • Price: $350.00
  • Name: Mark Rosenthal
  • Posted: 01/02/2022
  • Phone: (313) 819-5719
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Michigan
  • Website: Www.iwantanimalmagic.com

This male Patagonian cavy was bottle raised, but we haven’t used him in too many of our educational programs, so it’s time to find him a new home. He was born in late August, 2021. He’s the one on the left in the second photo and the one I am holdi...

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Patagonian cavy

  • Price: $600.00
  • Name: Levi Licking
  • Posted: 12/16/2021
  • Phone: 3086509802
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Nebraska
  • Website: www.stableproranch.org

Home raised Patagonian cavies. They have been handled and played with and will be very sweet pets. Have one male and one female available once weaned or you can take now and finish on the bottle if you’d like. Pick up in Nebraska only.

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Fox Kits Available as of 4/28/22

  • Name: Stephanie Hollis
  • Posted: 12/06/2021
  • Phone: (918) 237-3029
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Oklahoma
  • Website: www.keystonewaterfowl.com

Red fox species kits are normally born March or April. Marble and Calico kits are $600 and Red, Silver and any other color are $500. Arctic kits are born later in May or June and are $500. We are a USDA licensed breeder & Oklahoma Commercial Wildli...

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Skunks

  • Name: Stephanie Hollis
  • Posted: 11/27/2021
  • Phone: 918-237-3029
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Oklahoma
  • Website: www.keystonewaterfowl.com

Striped skunks are normally born end of April through early June. Black & White – Males $450 & Females $500. Chocolate, Albino, Smoke, Champagne & Lavender – Males $550 & Females $600. We are a USDA licensed breeder & Oklahoma Commercial Wildlife B...

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6 to 7 week old Patagonian Cavy

  • Price: $300.00
  • Name: Wendy
  • Posted: 10/21/2021
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Illinois

6 to 7 week old male Patagonian Cavy mother raised. $300

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Patagonian Cavy are different from other rodents in that they pair for life. You can find them foraging in groups when they are raising their young. Sometimes you will see them in groups up to 35. A female will dig a large burrow or use an already dug burrow for the offspring. Often multiple females will use the same den. A cavy will breed 2-3 times a year and have 1-3 offspring. The gestation period is 70-80 days. When born, the offspring will fully furred, eyes open and will walk shortly after birth.

Patagonian Cavy Diet

In captivity you can feed patagonian cavies a commercially produced rodent or primate diets. This can be supplemented with fruits, vegetables and grasses. They can be litter box trained. Cavies will chose a place close to their food source to relieve themselves. They are not aggressive and get along well with people. So well that a male cavy will spray a human. Their urine does not have a high ammonia smell like some rodents have. The cavy is the fourth largest rodent and will chew a lot. Rodents have teeth that continue to grow and they need to chew to naturally wear the teeth down. You will need to keep an eye on them so that they won’t chew your furniture or electric cords and get injured.

Housing a Patagonian Cavy

You will need a solid wire cage that can not be chewed and it should be a 10' x 10' size to give them room to move around and a place for a shelter for them to get out of the elements. Also the bottom should be dug down a few feet and then lined in heavy gage wire that will not rust when buried or even better would be to use concrete for the foundation liner. Then fill it in and it give an area for the cavy to dig a burrow. If you live in a colder climate, you will need to provide a heat pad and in extreme cold temperatures you may have to bring the cavys indoors.

Patagonian Cavies in Captivity

These are common medical problems that a cavy can experience; malocclusion of cheek teeth, gastrointestinal parasites, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and traumatic leg fractures due to their long thin legs.

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