Sexing Furry Critters
Female hamsters sexually mature at the age of 28 days but should not be bred till 4 months, their estrous cycle lasts 4 days and their gestation period is 15-18 days. They typically have 8 pups to a litter. Male hamsters sexually mature at 2-3 months.
male and female
sexing male to female chinchillas
Sexually Mature- M- 8mnths F- 7-8mnths Estrous- 2days every 28 days 103-122 day gestation 2 pups
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, and Guinea Pigs
Female rabbits sexually mature between 3 and 8 months this is the same of male rabbits. They are continuously in estrus and their gestation duration is 28-31 days. Rabbits can have anywhere from 1-14 young.
Guinea Pigs (R- female L- male)
Female guinea pigs become sexually mature around the age of 4 weeks, their estrous cycle happens every 15 to 17 days. They have a gestation period of about 65 days and typically have 1 to 3 pups in each litter. Males are sexually mature at the age of about 3 weeks.