Basic Breeding Information

May 24, 2013 by

Basic Breeding Information
  • Baby hedgehogs are called hoglets.
  • Hedgehogs can produce litter sizes ranging from 1-9, with the average litter size being 3-4.
  • The gestation or the amount of time from conception time until birth is typically 33-35 days.
  • The average recommended breeding age is six months.
  • Babies are born blind
  • Babies are born with soft clear spines that turn brown in 2-3 days.
  • Eyes open in 2-3 weeks
  • Weaning occurs at average of 5-6 weeks but can take a little less or a little longer for babies to mature.

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