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 the third Thursday of each month as scheduled. The meeting time is 7:00pm – 8:15pm. Members can bring their cavy to the meetings. Meetings will be held in the Show Arena at the Ozaukee County Fair Grounds.

Meeting Dates 2017-2018:

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017
  • December 2017 – no meeting
  • January 18, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 15, 2018
  • April 22, 2018 – Sunday; Fun Match Daytime
  • May 17, 2018
  • June 21, 2018

Questions, please contact:

Cheryl Belongia at

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