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Q: What care needs to be taken with new ferret kits?
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What if your ferret is overdue her kits?

If your ferret is overdue to give birth, she needs to be seen by a veterinarian asap.

When do you introduce the ferret hob to the kits?

You can introduce the ferret hob to the kits as long as he is no longer in season.

Does the male ferret eat the kits when born?

The male ferret mates with the female and goes his own way. The mother ferret gives birth and raises her kits alone.

When do ferret kits open their eyes?

Ferret kits eyes open between twenty-two to thirty-six days of age

What is the young one of a ferret called?


What is a ferret at birth?

Baby ferrets are called Kits.

What is it called when a ferret has babies?

Ferret babies are called "Kits" just like baby cats!

How do Ferret give birth?

A ferret can have 2 litters a year with an average of 8 kits per litter

When to start feeding ferret kits?

Offer baby kits moist food at about three weeks of age.

What size litter will a ferret have?

Ferret litters vary greatly. The litter could be just one kit or as many as 17 kits. The average litter is 6-8 kits.

What is a female ferret called?

A female ferret is called a Jill.A mother ferret of a litter is called a Dam.An unspayed female is a Jill, A spayed female is a Sprite.A male is a Hob, and young are called Kits.(In Germany they call kits puppies.)

How many babies does a black-footed ferret have at once?

A black footed ferret can have anything from 1-10 kits per litter but the average litter size is 3-4 kits.

What age can you handle ferret kits?

Handle ferrets kits as soon as the mother will let you at about 3 weeks of age.

How many kits can ferrets have?

Ferret litters can range from 1-18 kits. The average litter is 6-8 kits. Ferrets can have 2 litters per year.

What is the ferret parturition?

Ferret parturition or the process of giving birth is usually rapid, with all kits delivered within 2 to 3 hours.

What is the proper name for a male ferret?

a male is a hob and a female is a jill babies are kits :)

How large are ferret babies?

Ferret babies are commonly called kits. They are very small when they are born usually weighing between 8 - 10 grams.

When can kits be taken from the parent rabbit?

Kits can be taken from their mothers 5-6 weeks after birth if they are weaned properly.

Up to what age is a kit ferret?

Ferrets are considered kits until they are 1 year old

Do ferrets eat their babies?

If the mother ferret feels that her kits are in danger or threatened, she might eat them.

How many offspring do ferrets have at a time?

A ferret gives birth in one litter between 1 to 15 kits with an average being 6 to 8 kits.

Do you know where I can find skin care kits?

You can find many skin care kits in places like Wal-Mart or online. Here is a website where you can buy skin care kits:

What websites offer nail care kits?

Manicures can be quite expensive these days, and quickly add up costs in no time. Do it yourself manicures will save money and leave you with a great custom nail design you can be proud of. Nail care kits can be found online at many different retailer depending on your wants and needs. Sephora has great nail care kits ranging from 25 dollars upto 150 dollars. amazon has nail care kits as well for less of the price.

Can you put the female ferret back with the male after you have weaned the baby kits?

If you want more babies yes

How big would a ferret be at one month old?

Ferret kits weigh about 8 to 10 grams at birth and triple their weight in 10 days. At three weeks of age kits will weight about 100 grams. At six weeks of age, female kits weigh 200 to 250 grams, and males over 300 grams