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Guinea pigs

Guinea pigs. Were originally introduced as a delicacy, but quickly become beloved Pets. Now there are many varieties of this species. In addition to the standard white-red smooth coat is long-haired, female, Teddy, skinny(hairless), a Cornish variety of colors and shades. Size from 500 g to 1500 G. the life of an average of about 7-8 years, but can live up to 13-14 years old and. Animals are extremely sensitive, often nervous. But a careful and caring attitude, most often, manage to establish a strong contact with the pet. They will recognize that, like a variety of music, dance, sing often, easy to get along with any animals that are not aggressive. Feeding Guinea pigs should be twice a day — morning and evening, and always at certain hours. Pregnant females are fed 3-4 times a day, Food should be given in sufficient quantity, because little animals can not tolerate even short-term starvation. To maintain the health of Guinea pigs should eat his litter. The number of droppings we eat are very different. Young Guinea pigs eat droppings of the mother, and thus they formed the intestinal flora. It is not recommended to drastically change my eating regime, to the new food should move gradually. In the diet must be hay in sufficient quantity. The sale is a good mixture for feeding Guinea pigs, but it must be ensured that the animal had eaten all or practicesthis feed in the trough, and did not choose the snacks and waited for the next rotation of the bowl. Must always be clean water, are replaced at least 1 time in 2 days. Overeating can cause severe indigestion. Continue reading

Breeding nutria

Nutria is an animal, in principle, unpretentious, small and do not require special care, but still in the breeding of nutria should follow certain rules associated with the arrangement of suitable premises, selection of feed and medicines, if needed.

Nutrias, and rabbits, live heap, large group of animals feel quite comfortable even in a limited space. Homeland nutria are tropical countries where these animals live mainly in the wild, choosing their natural habitat waters. When home or industrial breeding of nutria for the purpose of obtaining meat and fur, bodies of water might not be used enough to be spacious cages with constant access to water. To group of nutria on the cells is extremely difficult, but worth a try, separating ewes from young, and nutria for slaughter from those that are meant to further procreation. Carrying nutria can be time consuming and cause a lot of trouble, because these animals sometimes behave very aggressively. Nutria bite is very painful and dangerous, so you should avoid direct contact with the upper incisors of the animal, trying to take nutria during the abdomen, or tail, and best of all right by the tail.

It is important to remember that nutria are bad to someone who tries to hold them back, or to scratch your back, while stroking in the abdomen perceive with polimanteia.

In nutrientsto there are two directions and even the way breeding nutrias: Continue reading

Cat breeds

The first Maine Coon appeared in the U.S. in Maine. Hence arose the name of the breed “Maine Coon”. The first representatives of the breed were color – “tabby” or the nickname “raccoon”.

Of all domestic cats, this breed is the largest. The male can weigh up to 17 pounds and females up to 7 pounds. Perhaps among them there are Pets and larger sizes, but in most cases it is the excess weight.

Wool Maine Coon medium, unlike other felids (e.g. Siberian) they should not often be brushed. But forget about combing is not necessary. If we talk about

the breed standards, we can emphasize the following points:

weight (varies from 6 kg to 12 kg on average);

the body is large, sprawling and well-muscled;

semi-long hair, paws with tufts of hair between the pads of the fingers;

large ears with brushes (often compared to the ears of a lynx);

large eyes different shades: Golden, yellow, or green;

recognized colors are red marble tabby, black and other. Not accepted are: chocolate, brown, lilac, fawn or any other color visually. Continue reading

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