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How old should babies be before you can take them off mom?
How old should babies be before you can take them off mom?
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May 28 2009
03:39:49 PM
Not to take them away but just play with them? and how do you tell gender at young ages?
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May 28 2009
03:48:23 PM
vietiscool Glider Visit vietiscool's Photo Album USA 157 Posts
look on their bellies. if you see a slit (pouch) then it's a girl. if you see a bump then it's a boy.

i've played with mine since they were 4 days OOP. They're about 10 days OOP now and i hold them for a few minutes while mom is running around playing.
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May 28 2009
03:51:39 PM
AngieH Face Hugger GliderMap Visit AngieH's Photo Album 934 Posts
Once their eyes open its usually safe to take them out for a minute or two if the parents don't get too upset. It they do then you can take them all our together and give the parents treats and you may sweeten the pot so you get to spoil the baby.
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May 28 2009
03:52:41 PM
amandaandgliders Glider Visit amandaandgliders's Photo Album NV, USA 52 Posts
oh oka even if mom isnt that use to me? I just got the mom and dad about 4days ago and babies have been oop for four days aswell. Will she take them back? Sorry i just have soo many questions, i really appricate all the info i get
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May 28 2009
04:20:53 PM
vietiscool Glider Visit vietiscool's Photo Album USA 157 Posts
if you've only had them for 4 days i wouldn't touch them too much until the babies are older. it really depends on the glider. if yours are really friendly then they'll be ok with it but if not then they might think you're trying to take their baby.

my girl is pretty bonded so she doesn't care if i take her babies but as soon as the babies cry she'll pick em up and take em back to the pouch. i'd give it a few days and try to pet the babies in the pouch with the mom and dad in sight and see if they react. if they don't want you touching their baby, you'll know.
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May 28 2009
04:47:30 PM
amandaandgliders Glider Visit amandaandgliders's Photo Album NV, USA 52 Posts
Oh okay they seem to have warmed up to me because the first day she would crab at us the boy never did, but now she doesn't crab at all, only bites when i hook the pouch back in the cage while they are in it (little stinker) haha.
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May 28 2009
08:49:38 PM
THEHYLAND Zippy Glidershorts GliderMap Visit THEHYLAND's Photo Album FL, USA 4774 Posts
If you only had them for four days leave them alone. Let them get use to their new home. If u mess to much they might kill the babies.

Look over this post u can see the different in the joeys.

http://www.sugarglider.com/glidergossip/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=17926&whichpage=1
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May 29 2009
10:13:14 AM
leahburk Fuzzy Wuzzy Visit leahburk's Photo Album USA 1192 Posts
I have a deposit on my babies and the breeder lets me come over and play with them they were about 2 weeks OOP and i go over regulary to see them and I will be able to bring them home at 8 weeks which I heard is about the right time to wean.
How old should babies be before you can take them off mom?

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How old should babies be before you can take them off mom?