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I don't have a set schedule for handling, I go alot by how the mom reacts. New mom's get a bit more time without having the babies handled than experienced moms. I usually start by picking up each one for a minute or so, just to check them over, seeing if I have boys or girls. As time goes on I just slowly start taking them out more, maybe 2-3 times a day, for a few minutes each each time. By the time they're about 4 weeks old I start taking one or two babies out at a time for about an hour or so...then go from there. Alot depends on the mom so watch how she reacts to the babies being handled, if she seems stressed by it handle them less and if she's calm then you can handle them more.. Sorry i can't be more specific, I hope it helps.
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