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by ShannonEmily
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: Advice please

Thankyou! He is so much more confident than he was which is making me so proud! At first he'd hide in his sputnik alot but since talking to him through the cage all the time and placing my hand next to him while hes out/in his cage he likes to run under blankets on me and will even eat a treat or tw...
by ShannonEmily
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: A couple of quick questions! :)
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: A couple of quick questions! :)

I have been using cardboard but I noticed on the last cleaning day they've been happily chewing a hole through it from under their igloo hide trying to make their escape haha! Im looking at plastic bases atm as its getting difficult to find big enough pieces of cadboard I just cant seem to find any ...
by ShannonEmily
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Rat Rations!
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Rat Rations!

If I give them eggs or chicken I use either/or not both as I don't want to overdo it on the protein. As it is the veg I mainly give them are green beans, sweetcorn, carrots, peppers, peas and brocolli. I didnt realise they needed kale so often, what can I add along with the kale for variety for them...
by ShannonEmily
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Rat Rations!
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Rat Rations!

Thank you both! I have 3 bucks aged 3 months so I should be feeding 45g of food daily? Can I still give them scrambled egg, chicken or veg twice a week? How much of the Daily Rat 3 should i be using for 3 bucks? It says administer once a week so as I am just using no11 atm, should I administer a cou...
by ShannonEmily
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: A couple of quick questions! :)
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: A couple of quick questions! :)

Thankyou I will look into that!
I might have to soak the fleece for a bit before the rinse and the wash see if that makes a difference at all haha, thankyou!
by ShannonEmily
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: Advice please

Thankyou for getting back to me! That makes me feel better, they did sneeze on carefresh but i changed them to bedmax and theyve been okay since apart from toms occasional sneeze. And how often would you say lifting their head to sniff is too much? Because they all occasionally lift their head to sn...
by ShannonEmily
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: A couple of quick questions! :)
Replies: 4
Views: 814

A couple of quick questions! :)

Hi all! I was wondering if anyone can recommend anywhere to buy a large plastic base big enough to cover the grid bottom for the Hamberley cage without rats managing to escape. I have had the Hamblerley cage for about a month now and currently use cardboard to cover the grid flooring with bedmax sub...
by ShannonEmily
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Advice please

I am looking for advice about my 3 month old bucks. One of them sneezes occasionally, its not much at all and only happens sometimes if he has been washing his face or play fighting with his brothers, could this be something irritating his nose? And one of my other boys made the tiniest squeak noise...
by ShannonEmily
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Rat Rations!
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Rat Rations!

Hello everyone I am new to this forum and to owning rats in general so I was just looking for advice. My boys are 3 months old and I have been feeding them Rat and Mouse muesli from PAH. Today I have changed to Rat Rations though :) I have some confusion after reading things on fb groups about how t...

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