Litter Mates vs Cage Mates

 Litter Mates (Brother/Sister)

Two or more animals born to a monogamous pair.

These animals need to be ordered pre-wean.

Additional housing costs may apply.

 

Cage Mates

Animals born in the same cage to the same father and various mothers.

Pre wean: animals/litters are kept in the same cage without new animals being introduced to the group.

Post wean: animals/litters from the group will be separated into males and females at 3 weeks of age to avoid unwanted pregnancy. No new animals will be added to the cages.

These animals need to be ordered pre wean.

Additional housing costs may apply.

 

Stock Animals

Animals of the same strain, sex and age housed together post weaning from unknown parentage.

*Animals are weaned at 19-24 days depending on the stain characteristics.