| "Hamster" that signifies to accumulate,
being referred to the custom that they have these roedores of keeping
the food in some bags bucales calls abazones and of joining
Provisions in its madrigueras. Is a good animal for mascota since is tranquil, docile and
Not it produces unpleasant smells. Its activity develops in the
late and night, not they tolerate the sun for which the cage should be
Maintained to the shadow. They are seen very benefited al to put them a wheel
of exercise in their cage, being able to travel through kilometers in a
Night. They are mamíferos roedores of the
family of the cricetidos, they measure around 15 to 20 centimeters,
their body is strong and stocky, the pelaje is red living in the spine
And negruzco in the womb.
customary preferably nocturnal and they live in galleries that
they same excavate, arriving at depths of to two meters;
they are very clean, they have short queue, sharp teeth and in their
Mofletes they keep food for ingerirla later.
They live on 3 to 4 years. They are
utilized frequently in the laboratories for investigations
scientific above all in which they refer to the studies of the cancer,
Of the injertos and of the functions endocrinas.
The best hour for
to feed them is at night, since as we said before they are of habits
nocturnal, they utilize its forward legs to eat, is advisable
To give them balanced food, fruits and vegetables.
Its sexual maturity is among the
quarter and the sixth week of life, the hard gestation some 15 days,
And they can come to have some 8 to 12 you raise for time. You raise they are born them
Without hair, after the first week will begin to grow. Maman
The milk of its mothers during the first week.
If you want to raise them, hold them
With the two hands, but not you press you therefore will do them damage. Treats
that its cage or pecera be comfortable with rampas, stairs and play,
that have a heavy plate for the food and a bottle of water, something
hard for roer and abundant aserrín to absorb the excrements and
To give heat to the animals.
cage should have good ventilation and is ideal that be high so that
they can climb, they should be cleaned daily and to disinfect once to
the week, mainly because they tend to join food behind
Of the nest, the one that can be broken down. In the soil can be put
Viruta or paper stung. They spread
to roer and to be escaped for which the cage should be to test of Hámster,
and as its teeth they grow in continuous form is good to provide pieces
Of wood so that they erode them. The
Hámster they are omnívoros, although they eat grains, fruits and roots of
Preference. A commercial diet of food can be utilized
peletizados, although these not they are consumed if they are mixed with
Seeds. The semilas as it amaze, corn, nueces and almonds
very well they are accepted, but when constitute an unique diet
predisponen to illnesses since they have a great deal of grease and few
Nutrientes and they owe been given like prize, not as food. The vitamina
C should also be supplemented with the administration of fruits
as naranja, kiwi or mandarina, taking care of of retiring the remainders for
That not they break down. In
natural state are solitary animals, condition that is maintained
in captivity since they tend to fight and to be bitten especially al
to join a male one with a female out of the period reproductivo,
although individuals of the same sex can be maintained juntos, they owe
To be separated al first indication of mordeduras.