rats

What animals to breed

Perhaps, the selection of animals fit to fulfill this goal, one of the most important tasks to be decided by the breeder when organizing home farms. From its correct decision depends on many things: will you continue to engage in farming? as the fate of wildlife to you? how you spend the funds and what will get the profit? Etc.

People who have no practical skills in housing, feeding and caring for your Pets, we can recommend first to breed rabbits unpretentious and learn about their biology, and then to purchase predatory fur-bearing animals. It is much easier for the novice breeder, and practical experience you will gain faster. Rabbits unpretentious, they have a fairly limited need for care, they offer an undemanding to feed. At the same time the animals are sociable, easily adapt to humans and breed in captivity, they can be kept in a small cage or in battery cages under a shed outdoors. It is also important that rabbits are not dangerous, unlike predators, which need to constantly exercise caution in handling.

Foxes, Arctic foxes and other predators bred in fur farms, can be recommended to those who already have some practical experience. These mammals are well adapted to the new conditions, are hardy, require osobymi of contents during the breeding season (strong metal cage, more nursing care, etc.), unlike rabbits, muskrats and nutria. An experienced breeder is always attentive to animals in their behavior and appearance, understands what they need, and, skillfully using the biology and living conditions, often making great strides in breeding animals. Continue reading

Rat. A wild rat.

Wild rat called the Norway rat. Beauty is representative of mammals. Rat length of 20 cm, and weighs up to 500 g. The specimen that exceeds these dimensions is already a giant rat. Norway rat with age becomes red, while the fur is initially more grey-brown than grey. The rat is an amazing animal, it can adapt to any conditions, eat, chew, lives almost across the globe, although the birthplace of the rat, Southeast Asia. The tail of the rat, just a symbol of abomination and aversion, though I don’t think so.

Active mainly from dusk, the rat is unique, it changes your circadian rhythm, adjusting to the lifestyle of its major neighbours – people. A rat in the house – a common sight any time. In the wild the rat leads the group way of life, although there are exceptions. The biggest rat (male) is the “king” of the family. The group formed a strict hierarchy dominated by males. The group maintains its colonial lifestyle and owns a certain territory, which fiercely protect. City rats don’t need large area, so not removed from the nest too far, under conditions of abundance of food. For example, in rats in Moscow, only move around a single home, not trying to capture more territory. Rats are very smart and have a good memory. They simply orentiruyutsya of complex sewer systems, remember your way and always know where they can hide. Rats run fast and constantly in motion. The rat swims well, according to some, this animal can be in water up to 70 hours, in addition, the rodent is able to dive and stay under water some time, and even hunt in the water column. Although the weak point of the rat – vision. Rats the eye effectively is not needed, the main thing is the nose. A wild rat will never be the home rat. Brand manual can only be a decorative rat. To buy a rat at any pet store. These days, all the white rats and blue rats are very popular as Pets. Large rats are not popular, now everybody is looking to have a baby. Continue reading

Maine Coon

This breed is a wonderful home of giants arrived to us from far-away America, is considered the birthplace of Maine. Literally the name of the breed translates as “Manx raccoon” due to the resemblance of the Maine Coon coons powerful physique, color and a luxurious tail. Sometimes the origin of the breed is associated with raccoons, allegedly it came from crossing domestic cats with these animals. In fact, this question is veiled in obscurity.

Appearance the Maine Coon

Cats of this breed are the largest purring Pets among other people. The body of an adult individual reaches more than 1 m in length, and the weight ranges from 5-7 kg (females) up to 10-12 kg (males). In addition, these cats:

well-developed muscles, making them sort of chaps, though not to the detriment of the usual cat’s grace;

legs of medium length, fairly wide apart;

between the fingers there are tufts of hair;

the wool of unequal length: the head, legs and shoulders – short; on back, belly, and tail long;

tail tapering towards the tip, and its length equal to the length of the cat;

snout moderately elongated; Continue reading

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