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Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? #415170
11/11/07 05:09 PM
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Dahlia's joeys are OOP as of 11/10, when can I start to touch/hold/bond etc?

Also, is it easy to tell the sex of a joey?

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415175
11/11/07 05:29 PM
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A female has a slit on the bottom, and a male has a button looking thing.

You can handle the joeys as soon as you want -- I just made sure that I sat rght in front of their cage so that mom and dad could see that I had them and that I wasn't harming them and they were okay. I only held them for about 3-5 minutes.

Congratulations!! smile

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415177
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I suppose every case is diff............Taz and Sadie (very tame and bonded) had 2 little boys OOP 11/5/07 and I have babysat for mom and dad 5- 10 min or so since day 1 at night. Yes it is easy to tell sex. the little boys have a pom above their chloaca and the little girls have a slit just below mid abdomen. Good luck with your little ones and congrats!!!!!! smile


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Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: Cora] #415179
11/11/07 05:42 PM
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Heh, my pair isn't tame and they hate me, but still allow me to hold their babies! smile I guess it just depends on whether or not your comfortable! smile

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415180
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About 2/3 of the way to the bottom of this page, Suz has pictures of a newly oop male and female joey wink

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: BeckiT] #415212
11/11/07 07:11 PM
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awesome! One is a boy, one is a girl!

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415230
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clap CONGRATULATIONS! Can't wait to see pics!

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: LSardou] #415232
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congrats smile

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: BeckiT] #415286
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When my gliders have joeys, I start holding them from the 2nd day I know they're OOP. Like Phayzed said, I keep those first visits VERY SHORT (no more than 5 minutes) and have a square of fleece so the babies don't get cold.

By starting early in their little lives, you're getting them used to your existence from the get-go.

Congrats on your new additions!


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Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: minkasmom] #415305
11/11/07 09:51 PM
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congrats

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415308
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Congrats! I held mine from day one oop for just a couple of minutes at a time.


~ Kathy ~

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: kthiessen] #415352
11/11/07 10:38 PM
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Congratulations! You have gotten some great advice. I agree, I held mine from day one also!


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Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: sugarlope] #415482
11/12/07 02:18 AM
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Same here! Day one! Congrats!

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415536
11/12/07 09:16 AM
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Without further ado...
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r171/pwnedbxr/joeys1small.jpg
*edited to say: Look they are already fighting like brother and sister lol*

Last edited by LSardou; 11/12/07 03:30 PM. Reason: removed img tags
Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415539
11/12/07 09:22 AM
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Awwwwwww! How sweet! Congrats! They are gorgeous!

Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: ] #415583
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How Precious!!!!! smile


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Re: Joeys are OOP now, when can I handle them? [Re: Cora] #415994
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So cute! Congratulations!


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