Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
FuzzyWonderland, Kitkatt1216
Featured Member
Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 2
Last 10 Posts
Three weeks in, first timer, questions .
by KarenE
11:37 AM
Hi! I need some help
by KarenE
11:34 AM
2018 Sugar Glider Calendar and Cafe Press Store
by theresaw
07:04 PM
Self Mutilating
by Ladymagyver
05:53 PM
BML Help
by Ladymagyver
10:21 AM
Injured Tail W/No Vet Instru/Help!
by Terry
12/14/17 09:31 PM
Another Prolapsed cloaca
by Terry
12/14/17 09:03 PM
Grieving sugar glider
by Firefly
12/14/17 08:36 PM
Recipe for glider yogi's please!
by Ladymagyver
12/14/17 01:58 PM
Hi new to forum.
by durga
12/14/17 10:36 AM

Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#20255 - 04/26/04 09:10 PM Wombaroo and Real Milk?

Hi All! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wave.gif" alt="" /> I just had a quick question... I've been feeding Sophie Mom's milk as often as I can, but also supplementing with Wombaroo milk mixed with water, like the package says too, of course. But I always think it's a little... well, watery. LoL. I think I am going to pick up a can of puppymilk or something, but I wondered, in the meantime, what do you think about mixing Wombaroo powder with real cow milk...?? Do you think it would hurt her? (Of course, I haven't done this yet, I just wanted to check some opinions on it first). Is cow milk bad for gliders in any way? Would it hurt a three week old joey? It's one percent, if that matters at all... Anyway, I just thought I would ask. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> And ThankYou for any and all opinions! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" />

#20256 - 04/26/04 09:28 PM Re: Wombaroo and Real Milk? [Re: ]

I would not use cow's milk. It sounds like bad news to me, however I don't know for sure why. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/nixweiss.gif" alt="" /> When I was had raising my little girl, I mixed BML in with the wombaroo to make it thicker. After a while of this her poop was like water... I asked around on the forums and it was suggested by one great breeder that I switch from wombaroo to puppy milk replacer mixed with the bml. Within 12 hours her stool was back to normal and now I have a 3 month old sweetie! Of course, she was rejected, so this was her only food. She did not get any milk from mom.

#20257 - 04/26/04 09:44 PM Re: Wombaroo and Real Milk? [Re: ]
Srlb Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 10/30/03
Posts: 16758
Loc: St. Johns, Florida
I would have to say no no no....dont give a baby glider cows milk....would a baby cow drink glider milk??? <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/roflmao.gif" alt="" /> (sorry just had to say that!!)

Actually milk even though diluted is still stronger than you think.
I would say is sophie is three weeks old now she should be about ready to begin her journey with baby bml... please correct me if Im wrong.

Good Luck AmyMichelle!! Keep us posted!!
Critter Love
Critter LoveŽ Diet Center

If you want to know what a person is like, watch how he treats others.

You'll never know what the outcome is if you don't step up and try.

#20258 - 04/27/04 01:21 AM Re: Wombaroo and Real Milk? [Re: ]

ThankYou so Much, Peggy. I will be getting the ingredients to make up a batch of baby bml, probably tomorrow, and if not, definitely Wednesday. ThankYou for your help and advice. And I will most definitely keep you posted on my Sophie Girl... <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" />

#20259 - 04/27/04 06:43 AM Re: Wombaroo and Real Milk? [Re: ]
Charlie H Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 11/13/03
Posts: 1659
Loc: Wallis Texas
We have had great success saving rejected joeys with the Baby BML. You may need to add a little water or apple juice to make it slightly thinner. Lots of people believe in adding the Wombaroo milk or Espilac puppy milk to the Baby BML, but we never do.
Charlie H
Rescue & Rehabilation

#20260 - 04/27/04 12:05 PM Re: Wombaroo and Real Milk? [Re: ]

Thanks Charlie!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumb.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> I sincerely appreciate your added expertise. I should hopefully be able to get the ingredients for Baby BML by the end of the day.

Sophie is three and a half weeks old...Does anyone have any opinions on whether or not we're on track (size wise) by looking at her? Thanks for any and all replies! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" />

221590-SophieBaby3.jpg (21 downloads)

#20261 - 04/28/04 09:15 AM Re: Wombaroo and Real Milk? [Re: ]

She looks healthy and happy! Size looks normal to me as well!


Moderator:  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver, Philwojo 
Sugar Glider Help Page

Please click above to see how you can help!!

Who's Online
1 registered (KarenE), 21 Guests and 27 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
Tara24, Sal305, Cherylr1995, SarasotaSugs, Lisa11
6451 Registered Users
Forum Stats
12 posts in the last 24hrs
6452 Members
134 Forums
8999 Topics
148779 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Hi! I need some help
by RAWRnivore
05:12 PM
BML Help
by Alan
12/14/17 04:59 PM
Grieving sugar glider
by Firefly
12/14/17 01:04 PM
Self Mutilating
by Anonymous
12/14/17 11:26 AM
Injured Tail W/No Vet Instru/Help!
12/13/17 03:57 AM
Recipe for glider yogi's please!
by Claralice
12/12/17 10:03 PM
My Caramel Gliders anything I need to know about neutering?
by Claralice
12/12/17 04:14 PM
Three weeks in, first timer, questions .
by Lisa11
12/12/17 04:42 AM
RIP Spencer
by Cora
12/11/17 04:58 PM
New odor issue??
by AlyCatz
12/08/17 05:37 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20205086
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12468506
TEXAS 659026
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 608032
OHIO 519951
Member Titles 461178
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 353080
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox

Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!