Baby Development... Birth to 8 Weeks :)

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  1. Jan 17, 2012 #1

    lilspaz68

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    I am going to show the growth of babies from birth to 8 weeks old using 2 of my former rescue litters
    The Bronlings (Agouti, PEW and black)and Molly's crew (which will show different colours coming up as they ended up agouti, beige, black and fawn)

    Day 1 Bronlings you will be able to see dark eyes (black) over light/"no" eyes (ruby or pink). You should hopefully see milk bellies to make sure Mom is feeding them.
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    2 days old Bronlings- the darker colours are coming in a little, you still see milk bellies and even little yawners..haha
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    4 days old darker colours are in for the Bronlings, and by now the skin has thickened and you may not be able to see milk bellies anymore, so don't panic.
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    5 days old Molly's girls (fawn hoodie, black hoodie & agouti hoodie)
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    5 days old Molly's boys (agouti hoodie, fawn hoodie & beige wide hooded)
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    7 day old Bronlings you can see the difference between the black berks and the agouti boys. Their fur is just starting to come in.
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    7 day old Molly's babies you can see all the different colours now
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    9 day old Bear (Bronling) shows off the skin flakes that new hair is pushing up.
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    The PEW's are looking like PEWs now that their coat is coming in
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    10 day old Bronlings
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    15 day old Bronling Bear (bigger litters often develop a little later) - next milestone is the eyes opening, the heads go up and they wobble around exploring their New World
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    17 day old bronlings are filling out, getting more agile, eyes open a bit wider, stubby heads the better to get into the milkbar (mom)
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    21 days old bronling have round, chubby, heads elongating a little, starting to look more like rats. they explore the world, happy as can be.
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    25 day old Bronlings
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    4 week old Bronling (28 days)
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    5 week old Bronling (35 days)
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    6.5 week old Bronlings Bear and Tucker
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    7 week old Bronling Angel
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    8 week old Bronling Tucker
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    I forgot I had created this post years ago, so I am bumping it up for the prospective ratmoms and their humans out there :D
     
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    I'm glad you did. I found it interesting.
     
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    Wow, I'm glad you did too thanks lilspaz. I'm always at amazed at their healing and growing powers. Their little fuzzy chubby faces just turns me into a mess. Makes me imagine how my rats might of looked growing up and developing. I always imagine what they would look like and how they would be when they were just born and growing up. I think it's because it's a part I missed out on as I always rescued older rats or got them from breeders when they were ready to leave mama!
     
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    Great thread! It's never a hardship to look at pics of babies! :)
     

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