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Could anyone tell me from what age on can an African pigmy hedgehog become pregnant? What is the earliest age this is possible? A link to a scientific source would be much appreciated, with prickly :lol: thanks! alecnuma
 

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Females can get pregnant very, very early, but it is horrible on them and increases the likelyhood of them having complications and dying, as well as them eating their babies.

They should first be bred around 6-12 months.
 

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Females can get pregnant very, very early, but it is horrible on them and increases the likelyhood of them having complications and dying, as well as them eating their babies.

They should first be bred around 6-12 months.
What kind of complications would that be if ever they gave birth too early for their age? I heard that they will have permanent internal damage but I tried looking around what sort of internal damage they will get but I could not find an article for it.
 
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