Will the pudding hamster change color?
Is it normal for them to change color? Why do they change color?
The pudding hamsters do change color, but this will not have any effect on the hamster. Generally, discoloration is mainly when the season changes. In this case, there is no need to worry.
It is normal for hamsters to change color. Some hamsters will change color with the seasons, and maybe they will not change color. There are many examples of this, such as anti-white pudding, anti-black pudding, anti-primary white pudding, etc.
Both pudding hamsters and milk tea hamsters are genetically mutated varieties. The biggest difference between the two varieties is that the milk tea hamsters do not change color. And pudding hamster has a 50% chance of turning into a maternal or paternal color when they grow up. They do not change color just in winter or summer.
Simple Identification Method
Remove the back hair of the pudding. If the hair roots are gray or black, it is a discolored pudding. If it is white, it will not change color. Generally, a black pudding will change color after about a month. It is best to distinguish it before the full moon. Because the pudding is too small, the black hair is not obvious or does not grow out, it is difficult to identify when you buy it. Generally, it is recommended that you buy one that has not changed color for about 2 months.
Those with orange or gold stripes on the back are called yellow puddings, and those with milky white coats are called white pudding hamsters. Pudding and silver foxes can breed golden foxes, but golden foxes and white puddings look very similar. This breed is rare, so the price is higher.
The pudding hamster's bathing method is to use a sand bath. When the clean bath sand is put into the bathroom, the pudding hamster will roll in it. This is his way of bathing and cleaning. If the pudding hamster's body is found to be oily, it means that he has not to wash it clean, you need to hold it in your hand, put the bath sand artificially in the oily place and manually "rub".
1. Because the pudding rat is in the wild, the daily activity is about 20 kilometers, so be sure to place a running wheel to let it move to avoid insufficient exercise and excessive stress.
2. There is also a rolling ball, which can keep the pudding rat in it and let it roll around on the ground. This method is inhumane because it is a forced exercise method, the pudding rat cannot rest in it, and it is only suitable for less than 1 or 2 minutes.
Get Along with It
1. Because pudding hamster is highly interactive with people, they should interact with them often.
2. It is recommended to give them a name and call it by this name every day, some pudding hamsters have the phenomenon of recognizing their names.
3. Pudding hamsters are nocturnal animals, so they sleep during the day, and only get up at night to forage and move, so if they are sleeping during the day, please do not disturb their sleep.
4. Although the pudding hamster has a mild personality, it is territorial. It must be one cage for one rat, and one should not take the life of the rat to challenge the negligible cage rate.
5. When playing with them, don't use too much force, because they will become fragile. Another very important point is that the pudding hamster is a pet with no survival skills. Please don't release it, it is equivalent to telling it to die, so be sure to treat it well.
Habits of Pudding Hamsters
The pudding hamster is also very docile, but it is the timidest among the three-line hamster breeds.
When attacked, it will only scream wildly and will not fight back. And the pudding hamster is a bit neurotic. Compared with other three-line hamsters, it must take extra effort to get close to the pudding hamster.
There are also rat friends who say that the pudding hamster is very fierce and bites very hard. In fact, this is his timid expression. The pudding hamster will not take the initiative to attack other hamsters, but will only shout and bluff, but it is hard to say if you are in a hurry, rabbit In a hurry, I even kicked the eagle.
The pudding hamster is also the least active of all the three-tier hamsters. It eats a lot and loves to sleep. At most, if he takes a walk in a relatively large space, he will find a place to lie down.
If you can replace his instinct of grabbing food with his enthusiasm for exercise, the pudding hamster should be a "healthy" hamster, so most of them are obese. Throwing a hamster ball and rolling in it for more than half an hour every day is a good way.
How to Tame Your Pudding Hamsters?
1. Pudding hamsters have a sensitive nose, so if you take their favorite food, it is likely to smell it and think you are food and bite you. It is recommended to wash your hands before and after touching the pudding hamster.
2. Your pudding hamster was originally bred in a pet store. Although the young hamster's territorial awareness is not strong, it will often fight with other pudding hamsters in the same cage, so it will be more irritable and vigilant against other creatures with hostility. It is recommended that you spend time with the pudding hamster on a schedule to neutralize its hostility.
3. You are not familiar with the pudding hamster, but you often play with it, grab it with your hands, and make it feel insecure. It is still recommended that you eliminate the hostility of the pudding hamster to you step by step according to the time.