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When does eyes open
When does eyes open
Joeys, birth, parenthood
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Nov 01 2010
11:02:56 AM
When does the Joeys eye open??
Joeys, birth, parenthood
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Nov 01 2010
11:04:00 AM
Bonnie B Joey 20 Posts
I am trying to age my joeys. They have all their fur but eyes are still closed.
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Nov 01 2010
11:25:49 AM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
Usually around 10 days OOP. I had one at 11 days and one at 14 days though.
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Nov 01 2010
11:27:49 AM
Bonnie B Joey 20 Posts
Wow So they grow hair quickly then. I figured they where about 2 weeks old. Thank you
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Nov 01 2010
11:42:23 AM
torilynn Face Hugger Visit torilynn's Photo Album 789 Posts
10 - 14 days oop
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Nov 01 2010
12:40:30 PM
Bonnie B Joey 20 Posts
Breeding

The age of sexual maturity in sugar gliders varies slightly between the males and females. The males reach maturity between 412 months old while females reach maturity between 812 months. In the wild, sugar gliders breed once to twice a year depending on the climate and habitat conditions while they can breed multiple times a year in captivity as a result of consistent living conditions and proper diet.[18]

A Sugar glider female has one (19%) to two (81%) joeys a litter. The gestation period is 15 to 17 days, after which the baby sugar glider (0.2g) will crawl into a mothers pouch for further development. It is virtually unnoticeable the female is pregnant until after the joey has climbed into her pouch and begins to grow, forming bumps in her pouch. [b]Once in the pouch, the joey will attach itself to its mothers nipple where it will stay for about 60 to 70 days. The joey gradually spills out of the pouch until it falls out completely. The mother can get pregnant while her joey/s are still ip (in pouch), and hold the pregnancy until the pouch is available. Their eyes will remain closed for another 1214 days and they are virtually furless at first. During this time they will begin to mature by starting to grow fur and increasing gradually in size. It is about two months for the offspring to be completely weaned off of the mother, and at four months they are on their own.

I am confused. ????? the joey will attach itself to its mothers nipple where it will stay for about 60 to 70 days. ???????
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Nov 01 2010
12:56:36 PM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
Yep, mom actually gives birth and the baby is about the size of a grain of rice. It makes its way up into the pouch where it attaches itself to a nipple and remains attached to it for the next 10 weeks or so while it's finishing growing/forming.
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Nov 01 2010
01:40:11 PM
Bonnie B Joey 20 Posts
The times that I have seen the Joeys they where out of her pouch. Do they go in and out when they want??
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Nov 01 2010
02:09:04 PM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
Yes, after the 10 weeks, they are fully developed and then they'll go in and out to nurse once they've become "OOP" (Out of Pouch). OOP is technically when they detach from mom's nipple for the first time.
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Nov 01 2010
02:11:48 PM
Bonnie B Joey 20 Posts
Wow Now I get it!! From what I am reading that my joeys are over 2 months old!!! Holy cow!! So once they come out of the pouch after 30-60 days it takes another 10-14 day before there eyes will open.

I never know she had babies. Wow Wow Wow.
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Nov 01 2010
02:14:01 PM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
They actually come out of the pouch at 60-70 days and then it's 10-14 days for their eyes to open. If their eyes are not open, they are less than 2 weeks old (OOP).
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Nov 01 2010
02:22:04 PM
daddyglider Super Glider Visit daddyglider's Photo Album 308 Posts
I have had joeys that the eyes opened three days oop and I have had three weeks before the eyes opened. Those joeys had no fur anywhere on their bodies. The 3 day were almost totally furred except for their bellies.
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Nov 01 2010
02:32:08 PM
Bonnie B Joey 20 Posts
This is to funny and yet so dam cool.

I was told my girl was fixed and then the other night you all where saying that they dont fix girls just boys. I said oh well the girl I got them from must have mad a mistake. YES big Mistake. TEE HEE :O) I was not planning on breeding them at all. I have a lot of reading and questions ahead of me.
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Nov 01 2010
03:00:36 PM
fire-eyez Super Glider Visit fire-eyez's Photo Album 209 Posts
My little boy opened his eyes exactly on the 14th day he Was OOP
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