About Our Babies FAQ

Nov 11, 2013 by

How often do you have babies? We babies born every week so we have new babies that are ready to go each week. How old are the babies when they are ready to go? Almost all of our babies are ready to go by six weeks of age. We always make sure babies are eating and drinking well on their own and are an appropriate size before letting them leave. We try to have babies placed in new homes by the time they are 12 weeks old.  There are times when babies have a lengthy quilling stage and are friendlier after the bulk of their quilling is complete.  These hedgehogs may be older than 12 weeks.  As always, you will have a choice of hedgehogs when you come. There is a hedgehog that I am interested in, but what if I don’t bond with that one? Can I put my favorite on hold and see how we react to each other? Or should I just come and see the different hedgehogs that you have available and then pick one? We suggest putting your deposit on your favorite. When you come you are welcome to meet and handle any other available babies. If you like another one better, you can choose that one. Reserving your favorite assures that you are not disappointed when you...

Breeding & Production Potential Recommendation...

Jun 17, 2013 by

Millermeade Farms carefully selects our animal for our breeding program. When we are aware that an animal is being selected as a breeder, we will help our customers identify animals that we believe are ideal for a breeding program. Some of the things we look for when we choose our breeders we look for animals who: Come from a mother who nurses her babies well without complications or baby growth delays. Come from a large litter and from a male who has a good reproduction history. Have nice confirmation and balanced body...

Off To A Great Start

Jun 17, 2013 by

Our Best Effort to Produce Quality Pets We do everything possible to produce quality animals that are destined to become wonderful pets. We use quality food, caging, and bedding as well as use our human resources to provide quality care. Our diverse bloodlines come from across the country and we keep detailed records of our animals that can be traced back many generations. We visually inspect every animal and we give you every opportunity to inspect your new pet as well. Excellent Pet Potential All of our hedgehog babies have excellent pet potential. However, babies in the Discount Plan may need additional time and attention and some are best suited for experienced hedgehog handlers. When we meet our customers we spend time teaching handling tips and techniques so that babies will adjust to their new homes with as smooth of transition as possible. The handling skills we teach will help a shy hedgehog become more comfortable and social and an outgoing hedgehog continue to remain friendly after it goes to a new home. We offer post sales support by welcoming return visits for handling advice or nail trimming. I can also review video footage of you handling your hedgehog and give advice electronically if a return visit isn’t possible. Age When Ready For New Homes Almost all of our babies are weaned from their mothers at five to seven weeks of age. Most babies are ready...

FAQ

Jun 11, 2013 by

Answers to most of our frequently asked questions can be found on our website under the tab“Hedgehog Info.” Our most popular link is our Available Animals page. Please feel free to explore our website – there is a lot of useful information there as well 😉 Here is a list of our most popular FAQs: About Our Babies Decision Making Purchasing Options Appointments Pricing Products Shipping and On the Road Health Care At...