Hello Degu Experts
I haev 5 Degus in foster with me that were rescued. It was a family of Mom, Dad, brother and 2 sisters.
I seperated them as soon as I got them to my place.
Mom is for sure pregnent, she has gotten very large, has erect nipples to, So I need information NOW! ... lol
Also one of the daughters is a big bigger to, so I may have 2 pregnent Degus on my hands.
My first question, Can the three girls stay together?
Or with there be problems?
I'm thinking of putting the Degus in my 50G splt tank, Mom who's having the babies on one side, and the two girls on the other. Tank
(yes i will take out the gerbils first LOL)
This way they can still see, smell and interact with one another, but the pups will be safe from the others. Then If I think they are safe, I can remove the divider (it all comes apart).
I havn't done any reading yet on raising Degu pups (i will once i finish posting).
My friend came by for a viset today, and she used to breed Degus, and she was the one who pointed it out to me.
So far i know I want to make her a nest box, and fill it with hay, as i'm told it's very importnant the pups stay warm.
I've also been told to take the males out of the same room, as they may fight.
Any other comment, information and suggestions would be appreciated. I have raised gerbils sucessfully, so i'm not too worried, I just want to be 100% prepared.