February 2020: dam - Halcyon Heather (agouti)
sire - Zephyr Sam (american mink)

litter 2020-HEA : An outcross litter for the american line.
Expecting agouti, and possibly black, some dumbo.

Heather
Sam
details: 5th February - mated, kittens due 28th February
26th February - moved into the nursery cage having gained 95g
27th February - 12 kittens born a day early, first thing in the morning
28th February - 2 kittens have sadly died, and although in the morning not all had been fed, by afternoon they all had reasonable milk bands
29th February - another kitten has died, but the remaining 9 are looking fine
buck 1 - black dumbo (tail marked blue)
buck 2 - black (tail marked blue)

doe 1 - black dumbo
doe 2 - black dumbo (tail marked red)
doe 3 - black dumbo (tail marked red red)
doe 4 - black dumbo (tail marked red red red)
doe 5 - black (tail marked red)
doe 6 - agouti, belly irish
doe 7 - agouti (tail marked red)
Click here for the family tree.

26/02/20: moving into the maternity cage


27/02/20: Heather remained on her nest for the first day


29/02/20: two days old


01/03/20: three days old, looks like there could be black in the litter


03/03/20: 5 days old


05/03/20: 7 days old

the black does
the bucks
the agouti does

05/03/20: 7 days old

the litter palette: black, agouti


10/03/20: 12 days old


14/03/20: 16 days old

the black does
the bucks
the agouti does

16/03/20: 18 days old, first free range toddle


19/03/20: 21 days old, free range with mum


21/03/20: 23 days old

the bucks

the black does
the agouti does


24/03/20: 26 days old, individual pictures

buck 1

buck 2

doe 1

doe 2

doe 3

doe 4

doe 5

doe 6

doe 7


27/03/20: 29 days old


02/04/20: 35 days old

the bucks

the black dumbo does
the top eared does


06/04/20: 39 days old, individual pictures

buck 1

buck 2

doe 1

doe 2

doe 3

doe 4

doe 5

doe 6

doe 7



I'm likely to be keeping buck 2, and doe 7 from this litter