Care of Mice and Rats

How do you hand rear four baby field mice?

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09/13/2011

ain't got a clue sorry peoples if you could help me that would be great i really don't want them dieing on me i found them last night waht do i feed them ?

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listen close, i hhad the EXACT same thing happen to me, and im actually experiencing it right now. Pinky mice are extremly difficult to take care of. and NO they cant go all night without proper care. you need to wake up at least 2 during the night to feed and poop them. also, there mothers would naturally feed them every half hour!!! and every 2-3 hours MINIMUM. what u can feed them is kitten formula and a simulated nipple. these things will cost u under 20 dollars, and they are the most essential.

when you feed them, they should be warmed up, and try rubbing them with warm water(but not too much mice can easily drown)also a good way to stimulate him to feed fom the bottle is to warm the nipple up, my mouse loves that.they should pee everytime you feed them and poop every 3 rd time u feed them. also a good way to keep track of there health is by weighing them. at the moment my 3 day old pinky mouse is averaging about 1.8 grams. after ur mouse gets past the 6 day mark ur ALMOST in the clear. and don't forget they need constant care and warmth. they also cannot go poop on there own. keep them warm but not to warm!!! i hope this helps :