Small rodents as Pets

To the group of small mammals include hamsters . gerbils . Guinea pigs . mice and rats . they can often be found in pet stores, and they are common Pets. Although they are all rodents (except, perhaps, Guinea pigs, whose attitude to the class of rodents is disputed in the scientific community), they have different needs for space and social interaction, and they have different qualities when the content in the house. The following comparison will help You decide which animal is suitable for You.

Syrian or Golden hamsters live on average 2-3 years. The body length of adult individuals of about 6 inches. They are solitary animals that should be kept in a cage one by one. The minimum cage size is – 12×18 inch (height 12 inches), but since hamsters are quite active, the bigger the cage the better (modular plastic cages for hamsters are often too small for them). The Syrian hamsters . which tame from an early age, usually cute animals, but if they rarely borrow, they can be aggressive and can bite (they are also nocturnal animals, it is difficult for them to Wake up and they can be irritable if they Wake in the daytime). In General, the hamsters are widely available on sale, they make hoosiermama animals, and their advantage is that they can keep one. Also becoming more available in the sale of some types of dwarf hamsters . They are smaller than Syrian hamsters are often more social, at least in comparison with other types of hamsters. Some have earned a reputation as biters, although this to some extent depends on their type and on how they are treated. Continue reading

Keeping and breeding of domestic goats

Goats for many hundreds of years in a row are among the most popular Pets. About the benefits of milk is known to many, so more are wondering how to contain and breed on private farm. I have to say, the breeding of goats is simple, but still requires certain knowledge. We will share them with you!

All about goat farming

Breeding goats at home or begins with the purchase of young animals, or with the purchase of a pregnant female or parent stock. It is important to consider the “pedigree” animals, because milk production is largely determined by breed and heredity. You can’t breed closely related animals, as they give a weak unproductive offspring.

Goat it is best to take from high-milk breeding females, because the productivity is determined by the manufacturer. The female should be selected for breeding with a good physique, with correct udders.

To listen the goats the experts recommend in the late summer / early fall, the progeny appeared in February-March. As practice shows, those born in this period, goats are the most resilient and well developed. Also by the time you receive the first green and the period of grazing, the babies will get stronger and be able to go on green feed. Continue reading

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Small rodents as Pets
To the group of small mammals include hamsters . gerbils . Guinea pigs . mice and rats . they can often be found in pet stores, and they are common…

Continue reading →