Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Glider_Dad, isobelqu1nn
Member Spotlight
Claralice
Claralice
Ada OK
Posts: 323
Joined: December 2017
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Vendor approved TOYS!
by Lynsie. 02/20/19 01:31 PM
2019 SGGA
by KarenE. 02/20/19 11:43 AM
Hi!
by queenduck. 02/19/19 11:11 PM
Need help
by Ladymagyver. 02/19/19 10:27 PM
Freedom Wheel Concern from AtticWorx
by Ladymagyver. 02/19/19 09:04 PM
Gliders of the Round Table 9
by Ladymagyver. 02/19/19 04:49 PM
To hold, or not to hold??
by Ladymagyver. 02/19/19 04:45 PM
Ideas for diet recipes!
by KarenE. 02/17/19 09:47 AM
How often is safe to change diets?
by Hubster. 02/15/19 12:47 PM
Neutering Starlight
by Ladymagyver. 02/15/19 06:58 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
cleaning up a rejected joey #1392834
08/15/15 09:42 AM
08/15/15 09:42 AM
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
north carolina
R
royb Offline OP
In Pouch
royb  Offline OP
In Pouch
R

Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
north carolina
my female glider is 2 yrs old, this was her first she had 2 joeys they came out of pouch july 24, on july 27 i found the baby girl on the bottom of the cage cold, i put her back in the nest, 45 minutes later i went to check to see everything was ok and she was back on the cage bootom. she is doing well i am handfeeding her (i have experience with rejected joeys.)
here is my question i have been giving her a dish with a little formula in it after i feed her she is eating it, but she is messy and has formula in her fur, what is the best way to clean her up can i use a went cloth with a bit of baby wash, or just a wet (damp) cloth?

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: cleaning up a rejected joey [Re: royb] #1392835
08/15/15 10:06 AM
08/15/15 10:06 AM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,513
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Online /gc/lgc
Owner
KarenE  Online /Gc/Lgc
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,513
LittleRock, AR USA
Just a warm damp cloth to get all the mess off her, but here is the most important thing.

You must make sure she is 100% dry after her clean up. She needs plenty of fleece 'blankets' in her pouch to keep warm after drying.

Do you know if she is nursing at all from mom or are you keeping her completely separate?


Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help


Re: cleaning up a rejected joey [Re: KarenE] #1392836
08/15/15 11:00 AM
08/15/15 11:00 AM
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
north carolina
R
royb Offline OP
In Pouch
royb  Offline OP
In Pouch
R

Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
north carolina
the mom put her down in the cage bottom so i have her in a nursery, funny thing there was no issue with the other joey, im wondering if i caused the rejection by picking her up putting her back in the pouch, is that possible.
before when i had gliders i had one female who rejected every joey she had when it detached so i had the male neutered, my plan it to get this male neutered as well

Re: cleaning up a rejected joey [Re: royb] #1392837
08/15/15 11:08 AM
08/15/15 11:08 AM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,513
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Online /gc/lgc
Owner
KarenE  Online /Gc/Lgc
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,513
LittleRock, AR USA
There is a strong possibility there is something wrong you cannot see and may not manifest itself until the joey is older. Something only the parents/mom could sense. The joey would more than likely have passed on its own if you had not intervened.

Just be watchful for any signs there could be problems. Make sure the joey stomach is full at each feeding and it is keeping all the food down properly. Make sure to stimulate if it is not pooping/peeing on its own.

Watch to see if the nose turns purple or if there are signs of dehydration. At this age the joey should not sleep 24/7 but should be mobile some during the day. See if it tracks along with the other joey mom still has as far as what it is doing. It will lag behind some because of the hand rearing, but you will be able to see if it is way behind.


Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help


Re: cleaning up a rejected joey [Re: KarenE] #1392839
08/15/15 01:45 PM
08/15/15 01:45 PM
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
north carolina
R
royb Offline OP
In Pouch
royb  Offline OP
In Pouch
R

Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
north carolina
ok thank you for your advice, the joey is doing really well she doesnt sleep alot at night is when she eats alot on her own.


Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver, Philwojo 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
3 registered members (KarenE, Feather, Ladymagyver), 31 guests, and 192 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
flutterby219, Dewyw74, Yogi, Mfun1, Hubster
6821 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums134
Topics9,675
Posts154,564
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members6,822
Most Online478
Jul 15th, 2007
Last 10 New Topics
To hold, or not to hold??
by Hubster. 02/19/19 01:09 PM
Ideas for diet recipes!
by shanifanch. 02/16/19 10:53 AM
How often is safe to change diets?
by Hubster. 02/14/19 08:23 PM
Not Eating, Drinking a lot, Soft Stool
by AubreyDenise. 02/14/19 09:19 AM
Hi!
by Hubster. 02/13/19 06:10 PM
Alexybell
by Feather. 02/13/19 12:28 PM
Neutering Starlight
by ArcherMylin. 02/13/19 02:53 AM
Gliders of the Round Table 9
by Hutch. 02/12/19 10:35 PM
New foster gliders
by BryannMike. 02/09/19 08:28 PM
Introduction Process Tips
by Xeno. 02/08/19 08:31 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
763,798 TEXAS
615,709 OHIO
422,379 OKLAHOMA
372,113 UTAH
272,368 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2019
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.031s Queries: 14 (0.013s) Memory: 1.2757 MB (Peak: 1.4217 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-02-20 23:14:34 UTC