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Zoltan wrote at 2013-10-29 20:30:31
" we don't know how to ensure that they all receive enough milk"

u can feed the mice babies yourself from a small siringe with a punctured something, or perhaps give protein and energy rich milk or such food for the mouse mother.

I did similar with my cats when they were born and till some time (7 of them were born). I gave milk with soy protein and some sugar i think for the mother (i dont remember how much i just looked at how they suckle and considered guessed the masses be fed similar to a growing human for example myself training). this protein isolate is available for example as a bodybuilders nutrition something.

with the ratioes i gave, they actually grew faster then what was written as normal, so i reduced ratioes and then they were eating on their own, then they ate what they wanted, but i gave the cats boiled eggs.



mice is very similar it is smaller and u have to adjust the value very similarly (given their rate of growth and such. human bodybuilders recquire about 1.3 grams of protein.. isolates about 0.8-0.9 percent protein.. it should be at least for each mass kilogram).


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