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Old 05-01-2005, 09:24 PM   #1
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How long does a long haired Syrain's hair get!? Does the hamster ever loose it and grow it back shorter? (molting?)

Just wondering because my hamster's hair is llllooonnnngggg. I brush it twice a day and as soon as I brush it and he starts moving it becomes messy again.
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Old 05-02-2005, 09:42 AM   #2
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It can vary from hamster to hamster, and males have much longer hair than females - most longhaired females just look a bit fluffy wheras the males can have coats several inches long.

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Old 05-02-2005, 10:39 PM   #3
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In hamster show circles the longer the better especially, and ideally long ALL over. They do molt slightly but it will usually come in longer rather than shorter
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Old 05-03-2005, 04:53 PM   #4
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Hair on a male can vary quite a bit. I have a male who has a long haired coat that is the length of a long haired female, and a male with a really long fluffy coat.

The make with the long coat is also a rex, so he was in the process of molting, and his coat is just now growing back.

Toby- Rex male, Before molt ... s/hair.jpg ... lplaid.jpg

Toby- After losing his hair from molt ... rs/hl4.jpg

Toby- His hair coming back in (these were taken last night) ... irgrow.jpg

I'm hoping he has his coat back by June for the next hamster show. lol

Toby as a youngster when he and his hair were still growing ... rs/T-2.jpg

^ This is about the average coat length you see on a lot of males

And here is Jynx and his no coat ... shadow.jpg ... /jynx2.jpg

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