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Old 11-28-2018, 10:35 AM   #1
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Default Weigh in

My hammy is 18 weeks old and I weighed him for the first time today, he weighs 215 g 😀 as a breeder hamster I'm assuming that's okay? Is he classed as an adult or if not is he likely to get any larger?
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Old 11-28-2018, 12:43 PM   #2
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Default Re: Weigh in

It's a good weight for a breeder hamster. He will continue to grow and fill out till he is about 6 months but a lot more slowly as a young adult. In shows young stock is up to 16 weeks so he would be classed as an adult now.
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Old 11-29-2018, 05:19 AM   #3
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Thank you, so it seems he could potentially grow a little more, he is a big boy already. 😁
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