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RE: How cold is too cold for rats?

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Posted by: PHLdyPayne at Sat Dec 11 13:45:36 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by PHLdyPayne ]  
   

In a heated shed they should be fine, even if it drops below freezing. Temps that are too high are more likely to stop breeding and kill your colony. I have found my rats stop breeding if room temperatures get above 80F for any length of time. So if you aim for a temperature range of 68-80F you should have no problems keeping the rats breeding steadily.
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