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by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Advertising banner guidelines
Replies: 1
Views: 2626

Re: Advertising banner guidelines

The advertising year will commence on Sept 1st, so swift action is recommended. :-)
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Advertising banner guidelines
Replies: 1
Views: 2626

Advertising banner guidelines

Receipt of payment of £30 buys advertising space on one board for one year only. There is no guarantee that the same location will be available to the same individual at the same price next year. Prime sites around the board my be rotated to be fair to all members, or higher rates may be charged fo...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Advertising banner guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 631

Advertising banner guidelines

Receipt of the relevant payment buys advertising space on one board for one year only. There is no guarantee that the same location will be available to the same individual at the same price next year. Prime sites around the board my be rotated to be fair to all members, or higher rates may be char...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:39 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Discussion of rat availability
Replies: 1
Views: 2579

Discussion of rat availability

The Fancy Rats forum believe rats should be sourced from rescues and responsible breeders. As such, we have relaxed some of the rules on discussing the availability of rats on the forum. The rationale behind these rules is to encourage breeders and rescues who agree with the ethical position of the ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Signature requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 9770

Signature requirements

Just a reminder to everyone that the standard rules still apply to the content of signatures, as detailed in the main rules here , and that any breaches will incur moderation. Also, for clarification, all members who were registered on the old forum who have registered with a new name on this one mu...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: Forum help
Topic: no activation for Jillybean
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: no activation for Jillybean

We're working on this and her account should be available shortly :) Looks like her ISP might have swallowed up the email somewhere!
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Making up a mix
Topic: Making up a mix - guidelines for posting
Replies: 0
Views: 1918

Making up a mix - guidelines for posting

Guidelines for posting This forum is the place to share or seek advice on a particular food mix recipe. Please include the general type of mix in the post title, e.g. " soft staple mix for oldies" or "commercial muesli based mix " . Autoprune Autoprune is a feature that automatically deletes thread...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Welcome to Fancy Rats version 2!
Replies: 0
Views: 2633

Welcome to Fancy Rats version 2!

This post contain useful information for all users of the new forum, whether you were a member on the old forum or not. Welcome to the new Fancy Rats forum . We have kept change to a minimum and have only altered things that weren't working, or seemed to be missing from the previous forum. We apprec...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: List of fruit, vegetables and legumes that are safe for rats
Replies: 0
Views: 10338

List of fruit, vegetables and legumes that are safe for rats

Fruit and vegetable list Source: The Scuttling Gourmet - Edition 3 All listed fruits, vegetables and legumes are suitable for rats within the parameters described. A Aduki beans (sprouted, raw, canned or boiled) Apple (pips removed if you’re a purist but they really won’t do them any harm unless yo...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: The effects of mutations - Albino
Replies: 0
Views: 2867

The effects of mutations - Albino

The effects of mutations in rats - Albinism All of the genes that cause changes in our rats away from the smooth coated, top eared agouti are mutations. Many discussions occur regarding whether specific mutations are in the best interests of the rat or not, most notably hairless, tailless, rex, and...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Making up a mix
Topic: Making up a mix - useful suff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 2772

Making up a mix - useful suff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The information section contains the following articles relating to feeding rats : Scatter feeding List of commercial cereals and their suitability General principles of feeding rats What should I feed my rats? Vitamin D and the rat List of fruit, vegetables and legumes that a...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Weight management
Replies: 0
Views: 2968

Weight management

Weight management Rats as a species seem to be extremely susceptible to the effects of rapid growth rate, early maturation and excessive weight gain, therefore weight management is an important issue. A rat’s propensity towards weight gain is also affected by maternal diet and early dietary influen...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Weight management
Replies: 0
Views: 1714

Weight management

Weight management Rats as a species seem to be extremely susceptible to the effects of rapid growth rate, early maturation and excessive weight gain, therefore weight management is an important issue. A rat’s propensity towards weight gain is also affected by maternal diet and early dietary influen...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Scatter feeding
Replies: 0
Views: 2153

Scatter feeding

Scatter feeding Foraging is the act of searching for food. In the wild environment successful foraging is a key element of survival, and a wild rat employs the vast majority of its time in this pursuit. By necessity, foraging involves many natural behaviours including, rummaging, digging, whisking ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: Varieties and genetics
Topic: Varieties and genetics - useful stuff and FAQ
Replies: 0
Views: 2564

Varieties and genetics - useful stuff and FAQ

Information The Information section has the following articles on topics relating to varieties and genetics : Effects of mutations - Rex Effects of mutations - Albino Hawthorn's rat variety site is probably the most comprehensive collection of information available on the varieites of fancy rat and...

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