Discount & Premier Plans

Discount & Premier Plans

Introduction Millermeade Farms has been selectively breeding hedgehogs since early 1997. We strive to produce the best quality hedgehogs that are possible. We do our best to accurately represent our animals. Each animal has been handled and observed for anything that... Read More
Farm Beginnings

Farm Beginnings

Gail My name is Gail Miller and I am the owner of Millermeade Farm’s “Critter Connection”. My first introduction to the animal business began in 1984, when I was old enough to join 4-H. My father and I started raising New Zealand White rabbits... Read More
USDA Information

USDA Information

We are often asked who needs to be licensed to sell hedgehogs and if they want to get licensed what is the next step. The breeding and selling of all wild and exotic animals is governed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Welfare Act. USDA... Read More
At Home FAQ

At Home FAQ

Care When should I take him to the vet for a well pet visit? We recommend a well pet visit within the first month of coming home. If you are having any transitional stress issues we recommend as soon as you notice a problem. Check our Facebook page for quick answers... Read More
On The Road FAQ

On The Road FAQ

How often to you go on the road for customer meet ups? It really just depends on what our schedule allows.  We most often only schedule road events when we are visiting family or sometimes meeting up with another breeder, in which case we sometimes will try to... Read More
Obesity & Obesity Complications

Obesity & Obesity Complications

   Many veterinarians will agree that one of  the most common medical problem seen in captive hedgehogs is obesity and obesity related problems. Cause Diet A few hedgehog enthusiasts discourage limiting a hedgehog’s food and claim that hedgehogs will... Read More
Integument (Skin) Issues

Integument (Skin) Issues

The most common reason that hedgehogs see veterinarians is for skin conditions. Pruitis (Itchiness) Scratching can cause redness or damage to the skin, which could lead to secondary infection. Scratching frequently often causing self trauma Other Causes for Scratching... Read More
Shipping FAQ

Shipping FAQ

Q.  Do you ship?   A.  We are only shipping quantities of 6 or more via airline or when individual orders total the six hedgehogs.   Q.  How much does shipping cost?   A.  Airline – The airline prices vary considerably.  See video below.   Video.:  Process of shipping... Read More