What is a suitable age to introduce babies

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What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by Caza66 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:30 pm

I have a group of 5 bucks, ages between 6 months and 20 months old, they biggest is Kevin who is 11 months old and weighs 629g, he has been neutered about 6 weeks ago. I am getting a couple of bubbas this weekend, who are 6 weeks old. I have introduced babies at 10 weeks before. Is this the best age or could I intro at 8 weeks. I don't know how big the babies are yet.
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by ElizabethW » Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:24 am

All the kittens we've introduced have been between 9 and 11 weeks, but we look at their size too and whether they are yet big enough to 'hold their own' if necessary during intros (we usually wait for the dinkier ones to grow a bit first,) don't know whether this helps.
Exciting, you will have to share some pics once they're settled :luck: :D
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by Caza66 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:02 pm

Say hello to the newbies. Rocket on the right and Groot on the left

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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by ElizabethW » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:00 am

I love Rocket's ears :hearts: Hope they're settling in well, they look quite at home!
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by Mayamy » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:55 pm

Nothing useful to add as I imagine it'd come down to size/weight and bucks are still a mystery to me (although I tend to make sure they're ~200g first). But I love the names and hope they settle in well with the adults in the long run!
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by Caza66 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:53 pm

They are a bit skittish to weigh at the moment but will be trying later this week. How about this photo of Groot, just squishy. :hearts:
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I may have the chance to rehome their 2 brothers too. One of them has a damaged leg from an early age and they wanted him to be better before he was rehomed with his best buddy. I have offered a home and just waiting for them to make a decision.
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by Caza66 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:24 pm

Mayamy wrote:Nothing useful to add as I imagine it'd come down to size/weight and bucks are still a mystery to me (although I tend to make sure they're ~200g first). But I love the names and hope they settle in well with the adults in the long run!
They weigh 268 and 278g. :D
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by cyber ratty » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:47 pm

They're big enough :luck:

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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by Caza66 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:31 pm

Oh great joy.
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Re: What is a suitable age to introduce babies

Post by ElizabethW » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:35 pm

Hope all goes well :luck:
Perkin, Bramble, Teasel, Oswald :love:
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