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  1. Breeding & Babies Help
    I'm doing my research on breeding-- I was waiting on the female I have to grow bigger, and with this pandemic time flew by until I realized she was 11 months old! Is it too late to breed her for the first time now? I'm perfectly happy with just keeping her as is, since her health is more...
  2. Breeding & Babies Help
    Howdy I have bred my male and female 3 times with no luck. I started when they were about 5 months old and they are now about 8.5 months old. Ive tried having them in the females and males cages, different beddings, feed separated always but shar a water bowl. I've tried having them together...
  3. Breeding & Babies Help
    So nobody panic, I have not attempted any breeding with my hogs. BUT I am interested in becoming a hedgehog breeder and am looking to get all the facts and possibly find a mentor in hedgehog breeding. In short, I kind of want to do this because caring for animals is something that takes a lot of...
  4. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello everyone, Last year around this time, I paired my hedgehogs for the first time and Teddy had a beautiful litter of six. She did amazing! During her pregnancy I had an ultrasound done to make sure that all the babies were well and to help out the University Clinic here in the Netherlands...
  5. Fun Stuff
    Hello everyone, Last year around this time, I paired my hedgehogs for the first time and Teddy had a beautiful litter of six. She did amazing! During her pregnancy I had an ultrasound done to make sure that all the babies were well and to help out the University Clinic here in the Netherlands...
  6. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello everyone, I am planning my last litter with my female hedgehog. I got a beautiful male hedgehog from a experienced breeder to use. I let him settle in for a couple of days on his own and then put them together. The funny thing is; he has no interest in my female hedgehog AT ALL. He's not...
  7. Breeding & Babies Help
    I have a first time mom that has been a great mom few hiccups (carting babies around at 2 weeks but with suggestions of my mentor breeder got her calmed down and settled again) with no further issues All has been well until recently as mom seems to be attempting to wean babies She will spend...
  8. Mites
    Sorry about all the mite/breeding posts but I'm trying to make sure my male and female are completely healthy before putting them together to mate (see my previous post for my knowledge on breeding, i.e I have a mentor, I've done research for over 2 years now, I have both their lineage going...
  9. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello, I've had my current hedgehog for a few days short of a month. I got her at 14 weeks old from a breeder. Said breeder has also given my friend a hedgie, who ended up being pregnant (friend doesn't have any males -- she was given the pregnant hedgehog. possibly an accident or just the...
  10. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello everyone, Next month I will be breeding my male (1 yr) and female (9 months) and I would love any advice that pertains to the questions below. Disclaimer 1: These are all questions I have already asked my mentor breeder, but I would like to find out what is most desirable from the...
  11. Breeding & Babies Help
    Basically both of my hedgehogs have mites. I suspect they came home with them because my breeder uses different types of animal bedding and I use fleece only, so I have not other explanation for them getting them. I have a male that is 1 and a female that is 8 months. Before asking me if I know...
  12. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello everyone. So I will try to make this post as little complicated as possible. My female will be 6 months old on the 17th of this month (November) and I was planning on breeding her with my male who just turned 1. I have a couple people already lined up to adopt here in my area, the only...
  13. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello HHC :) After owning a couple hedgies and finally in a position in life where I can fulfill my dream of breeding - I would like all of the best seasoned breeder advice I can get. My current breeder has been awesome with advice and has been a great mentor, but you can never learn too much...
  14. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hey everyone, I just joined Hedgehog Central. I looks like there are so many experienced and kind people on here for help. :) I adopted a female hedgie on july 2nd. I just got my new viv, it's 160x50, so she has loads of space. I already have a male hedgie, he lives in the same size viv...
  15. Breeding & Babies Help
    15 days ago my hedgie had a baby hoglet. How long do I need to wait until I can bathe the mom??
  16. Breeding & Babies Help
    I've had hedgehogs for about three years now and I've never ran into this problem. I have a pair of hedgehogs that I'm currently trying to breed. Now, before anyone loses their heads, yes they are healthy, they are both young (female-a year and 4 months, male- 9 months), they are both from...
  17. Breeding & Babies Help
    I rescued a hedgehog a while ago and she's VERY round, made a nest in her hut, and isn't a fan of being handled. I visited her when she was with her previous owner and she was very friendly and much thinner, they had one other hedgehog there and I'm unsure of gender but I'm wondering if she...
  18. Color Help
    I'm curious if i were to mate two reverse pinto hedgehogs what would their offsping colour be? I know the female has brothers that are brown. :) dos anyone have experience breeding revers pintos
  19. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hi everyone I have an interesting question to ask you. I have an African pygmy male and want to know if it is possible to breed with a(n Egyptian) long eared hedgehog. I've been unable to find any details about this. Dont worry, we aren't looking to breed without doing the proper homework...
  20. Breeding & Babies Help
    So I had an issue before regarding the wandering babies. Now my hedgehog seems okay with me putting them back. Problem is I do not know if that is completely safe My cousin's hedgehog Also gave birth a few days before mine. Actually they came Up with a method were they put a box cover upside...
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