December 2019: dam - Zephyr Layla (american cinnamon)
sire - Zephyr Sam (american mink)

litter 2019-LAY : A litter for the american line.
Expecting american mink and american cinnamon, some dumbo.

Layla
Sam
details: 20th November - mated, kittens due 13th December
11th December - moved into the nursery cage having gained 130g
12th December - 12 kittens born a day early at lunchtime
13th December - sadly one of the little girls didn't make it through the night
14th December - another little girl has been lost
buck 1 - american mink (tail marked blue)
buck 2 - american mink (tail marked blue blue)
buck 3 - american cinnamon (tail unmarked)
buck 4 - american cinnamon (tail marked blue)
buck 5 - american cinnamon (tail marked blue blue)
buck 6 - american cinnamon (tail marked green)
buck 7 - american cinnamon (tail marked green green)

doe 1 - american mink (tail unmarked)
doe 2 - american mink (tail marked red)
doe 3 - american mink (tail marked red red)
Click here for the family tree.

11/12/19: moving into the maternity cage


13/12/19: one day old


15/12/19: three days old


17/12/19: 5 days old


20/12/19: 8 days old

the mink kittens
the cinnamon kittens

23/12/19: 11 days old, the litter palette: american mink, american cinnamon

... in daylight
... under the flash

27/12/19: 15 days old, eyes are beginning to open


31/12/19: 19 days old

the mink bucks
the cinnamon bucks
the mink does

01/01/20: 20 days old


04/01/20: 23 days old


06/01/20: 25 days old

buck 1:

buck 2:

buck 3:

buck 4:

buck 5:

buck 6:

buck 7:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 3:


13/01/20: 32 days old


17/01/20: 36 days old

buck 1:

buck 2:

buck 3:

buck 4:

buck 5:

buck 6:

buck 7:

doe 1:

doe 2:

doe 3:


22/01/20: 41 days old

the bucks:
the does:


I wull be keeping bucks 1 and 5, and doe 3 (names tbc) from this litter