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 baby

  • Name: pam
  • Posted: 09/18/2021
  • Phone: 7135696745
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Texas

Male cavy baby on a bottle and doing great. Born 9/7/21. $350..Please call or text for additional info: 713.569.6745

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Patagonian Cavy Baby

  • Name: Tammy
  • Posted: 09/14/2021
  • Phone: 8155194686
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Illinois

Male 2021 Patagonian Cavy. $300. Please text 815-519-4686

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Patagonian Cavy

  • Name: tayler
  • Posted: 08/27/2021
  • Phone: 765-607-0357
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Indiana

Week old male Patagonian Cavy On bottle

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Patagonian cavy trio

  • Price: $850.00
  • Name: Tony
  • Posted: 05/24/2021
  • Phone: 502 835 5303
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Indiana

I have a trio of cavies for sale they are couple yrs old they are for breeding I got them last yr I need to make room for other animals must pick up

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patagonian cavys

  • Name: Rebecca
  • Posted: 04/28/2021
  • Phone: 845-294-8948
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: New York
  • Website: noahs park retreat

1 yr old male and female cavys--brother and sister. Also some older ones. no shipping Please call 845-2948948

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Patagonian cavys

  • Price: $500.00
  • Name: Madison
  • Posted: 04/14/2021
  • Phone: 4792223458
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Arkansas

Male and female unrelated pair Bottle Baby’s would be great for petting zoos. $500 each

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Rock Cavy (not Patagonian Cavy)

  • Name: Goran
  • Posted: 03/30/2021
  • Phone: 9403122227
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Texas

We have a breeding pair of Rock Cavy`s available. There are not many of these species in USA. We just Imported first group from Europe. These are much smaller than Patagonian cavy. This pair is not tame and they are not pet animals. https://nationa...

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Patagonian Cavy Male

  • Name: Ryen Shiveley
  • Posted: 02/28/2021
  • Phone: 9375158538
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Ohio

Little shy but takes food from our zoos guests. 3 years old.

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patagonian cavy male

  • Price: $350.00
  • Name: Brittany
  • Posted: 02/24/2021
  • Phone: 2253482216
  • Location: Louisiana

“Drabbit” is a laid back but shy guy - he has been handled plenty as well as around many other animals, dogs, etc.

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WANT TO BUY: Baby patagonian cavy (experienced owner)

  • Name: Diane
  • Posted: 02/10/2021
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Washington

Will pay for shipping, but want bottle raised. Male or female.

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Male Patagonian Cavy

  • Price: $300.00
  • Name: Alison Peeler
  • Posted: 02/07/2021
  • Phone: 13362641680
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: North Carolina

DOB 6/5/2020 USDA licensed

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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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