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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-20-2005, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
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Pregnant... or Not?????

Ok so one of my "Female" mice might be pregnant I saw the other one humping her, so i assumed that the other on had to be a male, but here are some of my worries, i got the mice a month ago why are they only breeding now?? Do guys have nipples, because the "male" has nipples which makes me think that it is a girl?? And should i move the girl or the guy i'm seperating them today but who should i move?? Also do pregnant females need a wheel cause if she does i will need to buy another one???

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it's really REALLY easy to tell males from females apart.. no, males do not have nipples... they do have large visible testicles and the spaces between opennings is larger than with a female.

females will hump each other as a sign of dominance..

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here are some pics, what sex are they??????
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-20-2005, 10:24 AM
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I see two females.. heh..

/edit- although one could be pregnant for other reasons.. where did you get them and were they in a mixed gender tank?

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The both look female to me. Here is a chart on sexing mice:

http://vetmed.duhs.duke.edu/images/mice_sexing.jpg

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i got them at a pet store and yes they were in a mixed tank but that was a month ago so i don't think that they could still be pregnant. Would females just hump each other out of dominance??

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yes I said that, females hump each other out of dominance. the same can be said of rats, spiny mice, dogs even!

gestation is 19-21 days so yeah, if it's over a month ago she'd have had babies by now

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Two girls!

Congrats! hehe

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i am kind of relieved and dissapointed i wish that i could have babies just not right now, we are moving in 2 weeks so its not a good time for baby mices, but maybe sometme soon!!

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thanks for everybodies help on sexing them!!!

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