New mouse litter due soon!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by NewHopePoultry, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Patches(mismarked broken black) X Monk(broken-marked brindle)

    I am expecting to have brindles & blacks in the litter and most(if not all) should be broken marked like the parents

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    Monk:
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  2. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    Southern VA
    OMG they are just adorable! The local SPCA has a male mouse for adoption and I keep debating but since we have 8 female rats I think that DH would say we are at our limit on rodents lol


    Oh and are you feeding them a type of SueBee's mix? And I cant wait to see the baby photos!
     
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  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks [​IMG]

    According to my husband I overpassed my rodent limnit along time ago,but I was breeding rats when we first met,so he knew what he was getting into,lol.
    I've been breeding rats for over 6 years now & now I'm getting into breeding mice as well.

    I make all of my rodents food, its so much cheaper for me and better for them.
    I'll have tons of pictures once they get here [​IMG]
     
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  4. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
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    Awesome [​IMG] Are mice and rats anything like hamsters and gerbils in the fact that given the chance they will just nail yah with a good bite? I know it depends on the animal but it seems most small rodents like to bite. And I really wish I could find someone locally that has fancy mice...I would love to have some [​IMG] !
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  5. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I personally beleive that rats make the best pets out of other rodents. I've rarely been bitten by a rat & when I have,its usually my fault.
    Mice that come from breeers tend to be more easily handled,then mice from petstores.
    Both rats & mice make great pets.
     
  6. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2009
    Texas
    Will love to see baby photos!
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    They are cute as buttons. [​IMG]
     
  8. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks [​IMG]
    I cant wait till the babies are here, I am so excited for this litter
     
  9. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
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    Quote:No way! Rats are NOTHING like hamsters! I have 2 young daughters and they can hold our rats with out any trouble. They are great pets, they dont smell no where near as bad as hamsters either lol They have awesome wire cages that are SO neat to decorate! I make them hammocks and stuff myself but there are some awesome hammock makers out there!
     
  10. NewHopePoultry

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    The litter is here(born yesterday) but I dont look into the nest until day 3, so I dont know how many she had yet.
     

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