Breeds Available in SA

There is a vast variety of Breeds available internationally, and we are working very hard to import most of these breeds and develop and maintain the ones we have in South Africa. We currently have 14 registered breeds available.

Short Coats

Smooth Coat


Smooth Coats come in a multitude of personalities and colours

Crested


Cresteds are available as either English or American Crested

Rough Coats

Rex


Crimped short coat 1.2cm length or shorter


Rough coated breed

Abyssinian


8-10 rosettes


Rough coated breed



Lakeland


Lakelands have rexoid hair and are the result of a mating between a skinny and a regular haired guinea pig.

Long Coats

Peruvian


Straight haired with two rump rosettes

Sheltie


Straight long haired cavy

Alpaca


The rexoid version of the Peruvian

Texel


The Rexoid version of the Sheltie

Hairless Breeds

Skinnies


Skinnies are available in as many colours as regular coated pigs.


It may be difficult to figure out the haired colour at first but you will quickly get the hang of it.



Rare Varieties

Ridgeback


Ridgeback is still very rare in South Africa as it is in the rest of the world.


Although not many people fancy them they do have followers.


Ridgebacks are shown in the rough coated class

Sheba Mini Yak


Many people are unfamiliar with the Sheba Mini Yak as it is an Australian Breed.


Australia and New Zealand have many self made breeds which are adorably cute.


Plume and Panda are another two of their rare but unique breeds. Do google these unique breeds, you wil be pleasantly surprised.


It is not just two petshop pigs thrown together as many may think. 


There is a breed standard to follow and is indeed a showable class.