Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
akuma1623, Michiko
Member Spotlight
Hutch
Hutch
Belleville, IL
Posts: 1,425
Joined: November 2015
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Gliders of the Round Table 9
by Ladymagyver. 10/28/20 02:34 AM
Looking for sugar glider vitamin recipe
by Ladymagyver. 10/28/20 02:21 AM
Where To Get E-Jackets
by BrianT. 10/27/20 03:21 PM
Looking for new wheel options
by Ladymagyver. 10/25/20 11:50 AM
Babys mom died, have to hand feed
by Feather. 10/24/20 09:53 PM
Fast Track Wheel Question?
by Ladymagyver. 10/11/20 01:17 PM
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by gr8pots. 10/11/20 09:37 AM
Underweight gliders
by Feather. 10/09/20 01:12 PM
Dot has a Lump
by Hutch. 10/09/20 12:48 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
What do I need for Joey? #1401316
04/21/16 11:38 PM
04/21/16 11:38 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
C
Cathayvet Offline OP
Joey Member
Cathayvet  Offline OP
Joey Member
C

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
First time momma. 1 IP. I have a milk supplement and a bottle. But do I need to purchase a Joey diet? Or do they start to eat whatever the adults are eating?
Yes I have a nest box, heating lamp and supplies for a home made incubator in case of rejection.

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: What do I need for Joey? [Re: Cathayvet] #1401317
04/21/16 11:49 PM
04/21/16 11:49 PM
Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 36
US
B
baxxie Offline
In Pouch
baxxie  Offline
In Pouch
B

Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 36
US
I'm not an expert but my breeder weans joeys onto the Original HPW (now usually called Critter Love). She does make "smoothies" for joeys apparently, which is just fruits and veggies pureed in a food processor or blender..but my girls came to me at 8 weeks OOP and were on HPW with no issues eating chopped fruits and veggies. I think as long as you're prepared for a rejected joey you will be fine. Remember your momma needs extra protein. I am not sure which diet you follow, but Critter Love calls for double the amount of powder (1/2 cup instead of 1/4) when making batches of food for breeding gliders.

Congrats on your first little one!


Gunner :grey: Noel :grey: Chevelle :wfb:
Re: What do I need for Joey? [Re: Cathayvet] #1401318
04/22/16 12:43 AM
04/22/16 12:43 AM
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 5,138
Lutz Florida
CandyOtte Offline
Serious Glideritis
CandyOtte  Offline
Serious Glideritis

Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 5,138
Lutz Florida
You do not need to feed the joeys anything special. They will begin to go to the dinner plate with their parents about 5 or 6 weeks OOP and will eat the same diet as your adults. Joeys learn about foods from their parents by example.

If you have not already read the information on Suz's web site about care for joeys you might give it a look

http://www.suzsugargliders.com/educationalarticles.htm


Candy Otte
& the Glider Kids
Sassy, Corky, Mehitabel & Missy
Wacco, Yacco, & Dot
Mindy, Kanobles, Elmo, & Chipper

http://www.gliderkids-diet.com

CandyOtte@aol.com
Re: What do I need for Joey? [Re: Cathayvet] #1401326
04/22/16 10:46 AM
04/22/16 10:46 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
C
Cathayvet Offline OP
Joey Member
Cathayvet  Offline OP
Joey Member
C

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 126
Louisiana
She is eating regular veggies, critter love, critter love breeder kibble, crickets, and she loves boiled eggs.


Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 29 guests, and 127 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
BrianT, Suggiesbabes2005, Jheck11241993, Kataka, lithropanic
7174 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums132
Topics10,124
Posts157,800
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members7,174
Most Online2,693
Jan 2nd, 2020
Last 10 New Topics
Looking for sugar glider vitamin recipe
by Jheck11241993. 10/26/20 01:06 PM
Babys mom died, have to hand feed
by Anonymous. 10/24/20 08:38 PM
Looking for new wheel options
by Shalena. 10/23/20 06:01 PM
Fast Track Wheel Question?
by meganjoy12. 10/10/20 08:44 PM
BML Has Been Updated!
by Feather. 10/08/20 11:34 AM
Underweight gliders
by Cloud. 10/06/20 11:29 PM
Blood donor
by Big_pongo. 09/24/20 02:12 AM
Dot has a Lump
by Ladymagyver. 08/25/20 08:46 PM
Journey to a 'New Normal' for Dot and Stewie
by Ladymagyver. 05/31/20 10:29 AM
Popular Topics(Views)
808,832 TEXAS
643,848 OHIO
450,262 OKLAHOMA
399,374 UTAH
293,790 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
©1998-2020
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.025s Queries: 14 (0.006s) Memory: 1.2680 MB (Peak: 1.4091 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2020-10-29 08:03:45 UTC