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Old 05-05-2019, 07:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Touching the babies

My hedgehog gave birth 3 days ago and I touched the babies and picked them up because I needed to feed them (with goat milk mixed with a bit of raw egg white) since mommy was neglecting them. She was also biting quite hard on the babies when moving them around the cage. At some points, she attempted to bite their heads. Will anything bad happen to the babies from me touching them?
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Old 05-05-2019, 11:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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She's doing that because she's stressed. You needed to leave her and the babies completely alone for the first couple of weeks. Not even being around the cage.

Are you putting the babies back with her after feeding or leaving them out? If you are putting them back how is she reacting?
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