Gerbils Mongolian Gerbils were first introduced to the pet industry in 1964. Their value as pets was soon appreciated and they are now found in pet shops around the world. It is illegal to purchase, import, or keep a … Continue reading
Rats Specially bred as pets since the 18th and 19th century, fancy rats now come in a wide variety of colours and coat types and there exist several rat fancy groups worldwide. Fancy rats are commonly sold as pets … Continue reading
Mice Fancy mice are mice that have been selectively bred as pets or for show. They can vary greatly in size, from small pet mice that are approximately 16–18 cm (6–7 in) long from nose to the tip … Continue reading
These are a few of the odd or largely unexplained or unexplainable examples of the world of mice. These are the things that make everything else so much more interesting.Continue reading
|This article describes the various markings, hair types, and body modifications (i.e. tail-less) that can occur in mice.
Calculate the genetic possibilites for the offspring of a two-allele breeding.Continue reading
Calculate the possible offspring from a single allele breeding.Continue reading
The more popular forms of housing are evaluated on five different aspects using a 10-point scale, and the pros and cons for each are listed to help select the type of housing that's just perfect for you and your little rodent buddy.Continue reading
|This article presents the six major alleles (genetic areas) that govern the basic colour of the mouse. Variations such as spotting, long hair and satin are the subject of another article.