Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Sugga_Momma09
Featured Member
Registered: 12/02/17
Posts: 4
Last 10 Posts
New odor issue??
by AlyCatz
04:23 PM
Blindnedd in red eye gliders
by Srlb
10:54 AM
Lighter Gliders??
by AlyCatz
12/09/17 10:14 PM
Bing, bing, bing.... It's
by Terry
12/09/17 07:13 PM
Happy Birthday Nejwig
by KarenE
12/08/17 09:15 AM
Round 3 the swelling starts
by Terry
12/08/17 07:45 AM
Another Prolapsed cloaca
by Terry
12/07/17 07:17 PM
Is a glider right for me?
by Terry
12/07/17 11:38 AM
Been Distracted...
by Stef333
12/07/17 08:13 AM
OM Gosh!!! Christmas Trees!
by Ladymagyver
12/06/17 06:21 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#34162 - 01/18/05 09:50 AM How to determine your joey's gender
sugarglidersuz Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 14788
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
[:"green"] <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thinkerg.gif" alt="" />Since there is a lot of confusion <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/nixweiss.gif" alt="" /> about whether just out-of-pouch joeys are male or female, I decided to post this thread so that everyone can immediately tell...

Males have a little pom-pom on their belly that is their scrotum.
Females have a little slit on their belly that is their pouch.

I will attach two pictures of my joeys. The first one is my little boy - he came o.o.p. on January 9th, so he is now 9 days old. In the picture, you can clearly see his pom-pom. Please note that the little thing extending from his cloaca (the urinary/colon/reproductive tract opening) is not a penis <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif" alt="" />. It is actually part of the cloaca and it is used by the parents to stimulate urination & defication <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumb.gif" alt="" />. As the joey gets older, it slowly starts to disappear (as will be evident in the picture of my little girl, who is 4 days older than him).
<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />I hope that these pictures and information will help everyone who has had difficulty with this. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />


Attachments
327968-MaleJoeyAnatomy.JPG (99 downloads)

_________________________
Suz Enyedy
:bb: Carina & Coobah
Allira & Gizmo :grey:
:grey: Picasso, Trinity Joy & Luna
:rbridge: DaisyMae; Darwin; Mareki; Mambo; Pika; Cricky; Reggie & Bobo, Pepe & Bittah


Suz' Sugar Gliders

Top
#34163 - 01/18/05 09:52 AM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 14788
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
[:"green"]Now, this is the picture of my little girl. You can clearly see her pouch & if you look closely, you can see the extension from her cloaca - it is much shorter than the little boy's...
She came o.o.p. on January 5th, so she is 13 days old.


Attachments
327972-FemaleJoeyAnatomy.JPG (86 downloads)

_________________________
Suz Enyedy
:bb: Carina & Coobah
Allira & Gizmo :grey:
:grey: Picasso, Trinity Joy & Luna
:rbridge: DaisyMae; Darwin; Mareki; Mambo; Pika; Cricky; Reggie & Bobo, Pepe & Bittah


Suz' Sugar Gliders

Top
#34164 - 01/18/05 10:10 AM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Thanks for the info!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

Top
#34165 - 01/18/05 11:08 AM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
StitchsMom Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 09/24/03
Posts: 10569
Loc: IL (St. Louis area)
Those are good pictures! That should really help out some glider grandparents out there!
_________________________
~*~Jenny and the fur kids~*~

:grey: :grey: :grey: :leu:

>>> Sugar Glider Slave <<<

Top
#34166 - 01/18/05 04:01 PM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
Dancing Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 09/10/04
Posts: 22746
Loc: 80 acres of paradise in KS
Good post Suz!
_________________________
620-704-9109
Judge not until you have walked in their shoes and lived their lives. What you see online is only part of the story.

I could have missed the pain
But I'd of had to miss the dance


The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.

Top
#34167 - 01/18/05 06:16 PM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Good post, but what do neutered males look like? Is it the same? *blush*

Top
#34168 - 01/18/05 09:41 PM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


I agree this is a great post!! We also have this listed in our Off site info drop box at the top of this thread/board it's under BMXgirl's anatomy pages. Thanks again and great photos..!!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wave.gif" alt="" />

Top
#34169 - 01/18/05 09:46 PM Re: How to determine your joey's gender [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 14788
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
[:"green"]I'm glad that I was able to help out some...

I was really just addressing "newborn" joeys in this thread, but... As far as neutered males are concerned, it varies... Most vets remove the pom-poms entirely so there would be nothing on the belly other than the cloaca. However, some vets leave the pom-poms intact and just remove the testicles from the sac, so the glider still "looks like a boy". Hope this helps...
_________________________
Suz Enyedy
:bb: Carina & Coobah
Allira & Gizmo :grey:
:grey: Picasso, Trinity Joy & Luna
:rbridge: DaisyMae; Darwin; Mareki; Mambo; Pika; Cricky; Reggie & Bobo, Pepe & Bittah


Suz' Sugar Gliders

Top




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



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online
1 registered (Hutch), 21 Guests and 20 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
MRK, Ronin, shelby, nolan, jazzy82m
6445 Registered Users
Forum Stats
11 posts in the last 24hrs
6446 Members
134 Forums
8984 Topics
148603 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
New odor issue??
by AlyCatz
12/08/17 05:37 PM
Lighter Gliders??
by AlyCatz
12/08/17 05:25 PM
Bing, bing, bing.... It's
by Terry
12/08/17 09:33 AM
Blindnedd in red eye gliders
by mechnut450
12/08/17 06:28 AM
Happy Birthday Nejwig
by Feather
12/07/17 05:33 PM
Been Distracted...
by Ladymagyver
12/06/17 07:25 PM
Introductions - two male Joey's meeting 8 year old recently single
by 3dymondsgliders
12/05/17 03:57 PM
is the stuff critter love sells the same as the HPW mix??
by Athena26
12/05/17 03:48 PM
Where to get my boys neutered?
by Claralice
12/04/17 10:57 PM
Third set of Gliders but here to stay!
by Claralice
12/03/17 07:17 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20204824
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12468213
TEXAS 658156
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 606197
OHIO 518513
Member Titles 460370
MISSOURI 393713
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 371285
OKLAHOMA 353686
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 351890
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017