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 Dwarf hamester pregnant

How long does it take for a dwarf hamester to have babies

08/07/12  02:53pm


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 Dwarf hamester pregnant

But I wouldn’t suggest breeding them.. there are a lot you can get.. and sometimes the mom eats the babies... But here you go-Breeding Dwarf Hamsters:
Unlike the Syrians, dwarf hamsters are sociable and can exist peacefully both in the wild and in captivity. They do well when paired up young and allowed to mature together. Although some dwarfs may be sexually mature at 30 days, the Campbells, Siberians and Chinese hamsters will normally begin breeding when they are between 60 and 90 days old. Roborovskis are not as predictable, they have been known to produce their first litters from anywhere between 4 to 18 months of age.

The gestation period for dwarfs runs between 18 and 30 days, with 21 days being the average for all dwarfs besides the Roborovski which is normally about 30 days long. With all dwarfs, there is always the possibility that the pair will mate again within a period as short as 24 hours after giving birth to a litter. Other pairs have been known not to mate again until the litter is weaned.
Just prior to giving birth, the female Siberian, Chinese dwarf and Roborovski will chase the male from the nest for a few days of bachelorhood. It isn’t very long however before he becomes a valuable contributor in assisting with the little ones.

09/21/12  05:59pm

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