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Old 08-05-2019, 09:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi again!! My hedgehog had babies about 5 weeks ago now and I was wondering if I can take the babies and mom out all together or if that is a bad idea? Also when should I add the wheel back in? I heard that you shouldn’t until the babies are separated as a safety precaution but you never know.
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Also how long should I be handling each baby a day?
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Old 08-08-2019, 02:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You can start handling them anytime now. You should be weaning any male babies now as well and the females can stay with mom until they are 6 weeks old. I would start by only handling them for a couple of minutes and slowly work up to longer periods.

You can put the wheel back when all of the babies are weaned and in their own cages.
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