Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Jyna, Sugar_Mama, tacasper
Member Spotlight
Srlb
Srlb
St. Johns, Florida
Posts: 16,771
Joined: October 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Weight loss
by Srlb. 01/17/19 10:11 AM
Lost a Glider, Advice on Finding a New Cage Mate
by Feather. 01/16/19 10:47 PM
Joey/breast milk???????
by suggiemom1980. 01/16/19 06:32 PM
Not Eating
by Ladymagyver. 01/15/19 06:33 PM
Happy Birthday, terri !
by Ladymagyver. 01/15/19 01:11 PM
Trying to introduce cagemates
by Ladymagyver. 01/15/19 09:08 AM
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by gr8pots. 01/15/19 08:15 AM
Freedom Wheel Concern from AtticWorx
by Paani. 01/15/19 12:37 AM
Vet Recommendation
by Feather. 01/14/19 08:47 PM
New here need some advice
by KarenE. 01/14/19 09:45 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Uh oh... #1407526
02/27/17 01:57 AM
02/27/17 01:57 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
TwoDog Offline OP
Glider Lover
TwoDog  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
Hey all...
Here's a question...

How long can a female glider store viable semen after mating?

It's a long time right? Tell me it's a long time.

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407527
02/27/17 02:30 AM
02/27/17 02:30 AM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 3,274
SW Missouri
Ladymagyver Offline
Moderator
Ladymagyver  Offline
Moderator

Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 3,274
SW Missouri
Ugh - Oh... I don't know but if you are going where I think you're going...


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

Stewie :rtmo:
Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407528
02/27/17 03:10 AM
02/27/17 03:10 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
TwoDog Offline OP
Glider Lover
TwoDog  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
Yeah...that's where I'm going. :-(

Man...I got Arrow to the doc 2 weeks *before* the earliest expected time he could become virile.

I did walk in on him in the bathroom with a tiny magazine, just a few days before the neuter...but...

REALLY? :-(

I'm not 100% sure, but I'm 90% sure that...bulge is just in the right place on momma.

Well...

If it is an incest baby, I'm not going to cull it. Not the little one's fault...I just worry for his/her health.

Add the list of noble names...Aria, Arrow, Athena...and...

Cletus...
Or maybe Lerlene...

Well...Alexander the Great was thought by some historians to be a child of incest. (You know how it was back then)
Maybe...Alexander...
Or Jethro...
Cooter
Roscoe
Banjo

I'm going to refuse to feel weird about this.
Animals don't play by the same rules as humans, and the little one is just as valid a person as anyone else.
So I'm just going to put it out of my mind and remember this is my problem, not the baby's
Yep...
There it is...
...
Out of my mind...just...gone.
Yep...
....
....
Sigh.

Ok...so 6...To many for a ninja team. Too many for a basketball team. Too few for baseball or football...
Ahhh...got it...

Sugar Squadron

I just hope the number of toes, fingers and heads is normal...
Doh...

Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407534
02/27/17 10:43 AM
02/27/17 10:43 AM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Online /gc/lgc
Owner
KarenE  Online /Gc/Lgc
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
It isn't the semen that is stored. It is the fertile eggs which can be stored in the female for quite some time. She determines when it/they will be released.

I learned that years and years ago after having a male neutered. Boy oh boy was I surprised shock


Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help


Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407538
02/27/17 11:33 AM
02/27/17 11:33 AM
Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 274
Free Like the Wind!
Stef333 Offline
Glider Explorer
Stef333  Offline
Glider Explorer

Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 274
Free Like the Wind!
I like "Sugar Squadron". smile

Good for you and your... open-minded acceptance of this little surprise. Just one big happy (albeit maybe a little too close) family, right? wink


:grey: Yoda (Yodins) :grey: Jabberwinky (Winklefritz)
Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407542
02/27/17 03:14 PM
02/27/17 03:14 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
TwoDog Offline OP
Glider Lover
TwoDog  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
How long is quite some time though?

For this to be Justin's baby and not Arrow's baby, she would have had to be holding that egg since the time Athena was conceived, right?
And Athena was OOP Feb 1 ish....
Could they go that long? Basically Athena and Unknown-Joey would have been conceived at the same time. Is it possible for a female glider to hold ONE fertilized egg back until one joey is OOP? Then start letting the other one develop, so she only has to nurse feed one at a time?
She had a real hard time with trying to nurse two at the same time before.

Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407543
02/27/17 03:53 PM
02/27/17 03:53 PM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Online /gc/lgc
Owner
KarenE  Online /Gc/Lgc
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
From what I was told a very long time ago, yes that is possible for her to have conceived more joeys that she would have been able to raise at one time, thereby holding some of the fertile eggs in stasis until she was ready.

I will get someone with more knowledge than me to post here as well.



Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help


Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407544
02/27/17 03:56 PM
02/27/17 03:56 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
TwoDog Offline OP
Glider Lover
TwoDog  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
Wow...that is really good news...
Thank you.
So this could be Justin's baby...

Re: Uh oh... [Re: KarenE] #1407545
02/27/17 04:04 PM
02/27/17 04:04 PM
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 16,771
St. Johns, Florida
Srlb Online grin
Glideritis Anonymous
Srlb  Online Grin
Glideritis Anonymous

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 16,771
St. Johns, Florida
Females are capable of continuous breeding through a process called embryonic diapause, where a second embryo is kept in stasis until the first joey has left the pouch. It is not uncommon for a female to simultaneously have a one joey at foot, one in the pouch, and one in the womb. In fact, gliders have the ability to produce two different types of milk in order to care for offspring of different age classes.


Peggy
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.

Re: Uh oh... [Re: Srlb] #1407546
02/27/17 04:07 PM
02/27/17 04:07 PM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Online /gc/lgc
Owner
KarenE  Online /Gc/Lgc
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
How amazing is that, folks!


Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help


Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407547
02/27/17 05:44 PM
02/27/17 05:44 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
TwoDog Offline OP
Glider Lover
TwoDog  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
That is amazing...
Wow, that changes the landscape too...

Thank you guys for the replies.

So most likely this is Justin's baby...delayed by mom so she would be sure she has enough milk to go around.

Thank you all again.

Re: Uh oh... [Re: TwoDog] #1407548
02/27/17 10:21 PM
02/27/17 10:21 PM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 3,274
SW Missouri
Ladymagyver Offline
Moderator
Ladymagyver  Offline
Moderator

Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 3,274
SW Missouri
So you may get 6 total after all!


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....




Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

Stewie :rtmo:
Re: Uh oh... [Re: Ladymagyver] #1407552
02/28/17 11:12 AM
02/28/17 11:12 AM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Online /gc/lgc
Owner
KarenE  Online /Gc/Lgc
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 42,439
LittleRock, AR USA
shock :roflmao:


Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help



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
0 registered members (), 32 guests, and 224 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
Sarnold, zoeyandaspen15, ginnyfromGAblock, Tommyp413, gingersnap
6794 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums134
Topics9,624
Posts154,177
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members6,795
Most Online478
Jul 15th, 2007
Last 10 New Topics
Weight loss
by Kris. 01/17/19 05:44 AM
Lost a Glider, Advice on Finding a New Cage Mate
by zoeyandaspen15. 01/16/19 06:59 PM
Not Eating
by Cuervosun. 01/15/19 02:42 PM
Happy Birthday, terri !
by Feather. 01/15/19 11:21 AM
Joey/breast milk???????
by suggiemom1980. 01/15/19 01:20 AM
Vet Recommendation
by Vona. 01/14/19 06:26 PM
Trying to introduce cagemates
by ArcherMylin. 01/14/19 03:05 AM
Question about bonding/pouch time with 2 gliders
by justsayjulie. 01/11/19 02:14 PM
It's AubreyDenise's Birthday
by Feather. 01/11/19 02:05 PM
pouch options
by waguy82. 01/11/19 03:41 AM
Popular Topics(Views)
756,697 TEXAS
611,953 OHIO
419,377 OKLAHOMA
368,492 UTAH
269,429 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: 0.043s Queries: 14 (0.012s) Memory: 1.3543 MB (Peak: 1.5746 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-01-17 17:31:45 UTC