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Joey Weight Dropping #1404933
10/29/16 02:26 AM
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Hey guys...
Just got the weight on the little ones again. Male is holding at 14 grams....female appears to have lost a gram, down to 12...

At what point do I begin supplemental feeding?

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Dave

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Re: Joey Weight Dropping [Re: TwoDog] #1404935
10/29/16 06:26 AM
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Are you weighing them at the same time every day?

If she stays the same for a few days in a row then I would supplement feed.

Do you have the stuff you need?

Have you increased their food, you should be giving enough for three gliders so that momma gets extra groceries.


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Re: Joey Weight Dropping [Re: TwoDog] #1404943
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Yeah...weighing at midnight-1am
Drowning mom in anything she wants...especially chicken and egg protein.
I don't have the stuff I need.
sounds like I better get it though. My understanding is that these guys should be putting on weight pretty fast, and I am not seeing that. :-(
Is there a good place to buy a "kit" for joey feeding?

Re: Joey Weight Dropping [Re: TwoDog] #1404945
10/29/16 07:47 PM
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Here is a link to Suz website: http://suzsugargliders.com/


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Cho, Toothless, Maverick & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Light Fury, Madison & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker, Khayman and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Joey Weight Dropping [Re: TwoDog] #1404966
10/31/16 07:52 AM
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Man...hand feeding is hard.
I think I am getting some formula into her, but most of it just goes on her or on me. Plus trying to keep this formula warm at the same time...
I hope I am getting some usable amount into her.. :-\
Weights are...holding...I think. The male's weight might have gone up half a grem...hard to be sure.
Their little eyes are trying to open. :-)


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