Cavy (Guinea Pig)

CAVY (Guinea Pig)

What you can do in this project:

  • Learn about different breeds and how to select a cavy
  • Feeding, care, and handling of rabbits
  • Identify cavy equipment and its uses
  • Show a cavy at the fair

Grades: 3-13

Cost: Cost needed to procure a cavy (usually $20-$50), cage, and grooming tools

Equipment Needed: Cavy, cage, feeding, and grooming tools. Project leaders can assist youth in procuring a cavy.  Youth may begin the project without a cavy, but should obtain one by March.

Dates: The meetings are held on Wednesday evenings as scheduled. The meeting time is 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm. Members can bring their cavy to the meetings. Meetings will be held in the Auditorium of the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W Main Street, Port Washington, WI.

Meeting Dates 2018-2019:

  • Wednesday, October 24. 2019-Rm 118
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018-Auditorium
  • Wednesday, December 2018-no meeting
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019-Auditorium
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019-Auditorium
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019-Auditorium
  • Wednesday, April, 2019-no meeting
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019-Auditorium
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019-Auditorium

Questions, please contact:

Cheryl Belongia at cbelongia@wi.rr.com

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