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RE: baby rats being eaten?

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Posted by: locosteveo at Thu Jul 5 01:00:58 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by locosteveo ]  
   

The main reason mothers eat there babies is stress. Do you leave the mothers in a colony to have there babies? I take my pregos and put them in a maternity rack,(cat pans) 1 mother to pan and allow them to raise them by themselves. I have also left them in 1.4 colonies, but the mortality rate is much higher and smaller babies get shuffled to the bottom and eventually die. hope this helps


   

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