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08-08-2019 01:23 PM
nikki 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.
08-05-2019 11:07 PM
Hedgeilover Also how long should I be handling each baby a day?
08-05-2019 08:59 PM
Hedgeilover
Handling babies

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.
Thank you!

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