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by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: The effects of mutations - Rex
Replies: 0
Views: 4485

The effects of mutations - Rex

The effects of the rex mutation The dominant rexing gene (Re) is responsible for most of the rexes in the UK. It creates a rex when heterozygous (one copy of the gene) and a double rex when homozygous (two copies of the gene). This article only considers the standard heterozygous rex. As far as is ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Physique
Topic: Physique - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 5992

Physique - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Information The Information section contains the following articles on topics relating to physique . Condition and vitality Weight management Frequently asked questions Q. My doe weighs 450g - is this the right weight for a female rat? A. Like people all rats are individuals as there is no specific...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Condition and vitality
Replies: 0
Views: 4838

Condition and vitality

Condition and vitality The skin, coat and body condition of a rat can tell you a great deal about its overall health, well-being and nutritional status. Condition (in the rat) may be defined as: Having good muscle tone and moderate weight for build; neither skinny nor overweight. Being bright and a...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Vitamin D and the rat
Replies: 0
Views: 5141

Vitamin D and the rat

Vitamin D and the rat Dietary sources of vitamin D are limited, namely eggs, oily fish and liver, plus a number of fortified foods which occasionally include some breakfast cereals. This vitamin is added to all commercially prepared rat and rabbit mixes. There is no vitamin D in straight grains, se...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Rat names
Topic: Rat names, unisex
Replies: 8
Views: 10715

Rat names, unisex

Please add to this thread with any suggested names suitable for both bucks and does.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Rat names
Topic: Rat names for girls
Replies: 33
Views: 30207

Rat names for girls

Please add to this thread with any suggested names suitable for does.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Rat names
Topic: Rat names for boys
Replies: 44
Views: 42312

Rat names for boys

Please add to this thread with any suggested names suitable for bucks.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Rat names
Topic: Rat Names - Guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 5872

Rat Names - Guidelines

Guidelines for posting This forum will contain one thread per category of name. Submitted posts should include the name(s) and any alternative suggested category(s). e.g. posted to 'boys names' Basil (TV character, food) This is a reference section only, not for discussions. Suggestions for additio...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Reviews - Guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 5890

Reviews - Guidelines

Guidelines for posting The review forums will contain one thread per cage/accessory/product. When submitting a new item, posts should include the manufacturer, model, dimensions where applicable, a picture of the item, and a general description. Replies to threads are allowed but should be limited ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Rescue care
Topic: Rescue care - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 4774

Rescue care - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The information section contains the following articles related to rescue and rehoming : Safe transportation of rats Homing rats Fostering rescue rats Adoping rescue rats Frequently asked questions Q: I am aware that some rescues don't practice standard quarantine and I was wo...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Breeding - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 5847

Breeding - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The Information section contains the following articles on breeding related issues : Safe transportation of rats Socialising kittens Feeding rats for reproduction and growth Preparing for birth Mating and pregnancy Homing rats Deciding to breed Sexing rats FAQs Q: One of the g...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Feeding - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 7730

Feeding - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The information section contains the following articles relating to feeding rats : List of fruit, vegetables and legumes that are safe for rats Scatter feeding Weight management Vitamin D and the rat List of commercial cereals and their suitability Feeding rats for reproductio...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Feeding - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 10425

Feeding - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The information section contains the following articles relating to feeding rats : List of fruit, vegetables and legumes that are safe for rats Scatter feeding Weight management Vitamin D and the rat List of commercial cereals and their suitability Feeding rats for reproductio...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Habitat - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 7616

Habitat - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The information section contains the following articles relating to cages and habitat enrichment : Size matters Making rat toys from junk Cage litter/substrate Domestic duties Bedding A home for your rats Cage accessories Frequently asked questions Q: How do I work out how man...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Habitat - useful stuff and frequently asked questions
Replies: 0
Views: 11225

Habitat - useful stuff and frequently asked questions

Useful Stuff Articles The information section contains the following articles relating to cages and habitat enrichment : Size matters Making rat toys from junk Cage litter/substrate Domestic duties Bedding A home for your rats Cage accessories Frequently asked questions Q: How do I work out how man...

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