From: Maggie's Farm
Date: 2001-04-04 03:01:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Big Baby Boy
I know in my crew there is often very large differences in size and body
tone. It is just genetics.
Stan the Man is fairly lean and weighs in at a little over two pounds.
George, on the other hand, is a whopping 4.5lbs and is a chub. Both are laid
back and don't play much.
Both are Marshall Farms and have eaten the same diet for 5 years.
Look at your Baby Boy and check his shape. Hold him up and see if his sides
are straight or pudge out at the bottom.
I also know that many of my ferrets were much fatter as babies than they
ended up being later on. He is probably still carrying baby fat and fat from