Feeding Your Guinea Pig Guinea pigs are herbivores rather like rabbits although the physiology and function of their gastrointestinal system is less well understood than that of the rabbit, which has been well investigated. The critical area of dietary science
Housing a Guinea Pig This is not difficult as a large variety of hutches and cages can be used. Guinea pigs can be kept outside all year round if provided with suitable protection. Pens should be at least 30cm high
Selecting Your Guinea Pig Although guinea pigs may easily be obtained from pet shops there are also many available from rescue shelters. Rescue guinea pigs are often already bonded with a companion and already being mature their future temperament is
Common Diseases of Ferrets Common conditions of pet ferrets include diarrhoea, intestinal foreign bodies, parasites, ringworm, and some kinds of cancer. Signs of illness in ferrets may be specific for a certain disease. Most commonly, however, signs are vague and
Vaccinations Just like dogs, ferrets require vaccinations as youngsters against distemper. Once a year, they also require an examination and vaccination boosters. It is advisable to have your new ferret looked at by a vet within 48 hours of getting
Feeding Your Ferret Ferrets eat many things, the most balanced option available these days is a complete ferret food. Additionally, you have the choice of wet, dry, or semi-moist foods. Any of these diets will be enjoyed by your ferret,
Ferret Proof Your Home Ferrets are excellent escape artists and are easily able to squeeze through the tiniest openings and cracks. Homes must be “ferret-proofed” to prevent escape and injury. Naturally inquisitive, they will chew on and swallow many things.
Choosing a Ferret Ferrets come in several different colour schemes: the polecat ferret is the most popular. polecat ferrets have a buff coloured coat with black markings on the face, feet, and tails. Albino ferrets are white with pink eyes.
Common Health Problems of Domestic Poultry The most important thing when it comes to keeping chickens healthy is good husbandry. suitable housing that is kept clean a good diet a happy environment preventative worming. The following issues are those most
How to House Chickens To a certain extent the style of housing used is down to personal preference, however there are certain factors to be considered. You will need a coop for the hens to roost in with nest boxes