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baby squirrels

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by rebel yell, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone out there ever tried to raise baby squirrels ?
     
  2. Turken Lover9847

    Turken Lover9847 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Me and My mother have raised two. A flying squirrel and a normal squirrel . They both were knocked out of their nests after a bad storm . We raised them from little babies with their eyes still closed. We fed them milk from an eyedropper until they were old enough to eat solid food . Right now we are feeding our flying squirrel bird food and as treats crackers, Cheerios , and peanuts . Ihope this helps ! [​IMG]
     
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they when there eyes open, I got 4 just a few minutes ago, just feed them, there eyes are still closed, cute little buggers.
     
  4. BlackBrookPoultry

    BlackBrookPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you feeding Kitten Milk Replacer? I know there's one other formula you can feed them, but I can't remember what it's called. I've rescued baby gray squirrels as well as a flying squirrel. They gray squirrels get really hyper, but they're fun.
     
  5. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    feeding them puppy milk replacer, & trying to keep them at 99 deg. in a old bator i have.
     
  6. jnkir7

    jnkir7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i fed mine kitten replacer ,used a pet bottle they liked to sleep in those real soft fluffy socks ,roll the top down and they would crawl in it and curl up , when they got hungry they would crawl out. janie
     
  7. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help everyone.
     
  8. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Chickygirl55

    Chickygirl55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Havent raised any squirrels but i wish you luck [​IMG] Pics please.
     
  10. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] here you go there is 4 of them
     
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