Ferret birth/ birth of ferret babies/ ferret giving birth/ ferret having babies

one day before birth, ferret babies (called kits) are kicking the belly from inside Delivery (labor) has started. Ferret babies popping out you can hear the squeak of the first baby born First kit has just been born. You can see its head and how a ferret mother is cleaning her newborn. ferret kits are born blind, bald completely dependent on their mother At birth ferret babies weight approximately just 10 g (0.3527 ounces (oz)) Mother eats placenta of the kit after it was born Eating placentas after birth is absolutely normal for mammals and ferrets are not the exception The placenta contains high levels of prostaglandin. Prostaglandin stimulates shrinking of the uterus. Placenta also contains small amounts of oxytocin which eases birth stress and causes the smooth muscles around the mammary cells to contract and eject milk. ferret jill eats placenta 10 kits born in this litter thus 10 placentas. She is unable to eat them all. Few hours after birth. Babies’ first meal

100 Replies to “Ferret birth/ birth of ferret babies/ ferret giving birth/ ferret having babies”

  1. That is so beautifull, I have only had recue ferrets so never had from kits. Such lovely animals to keep 🙂

  2. I had a tear come to my eye. I think all birth is disgusting, but I have a very special place in my heart for ferrets. This is beautiful. I wish you the very best for those little pumpkins!

  3. When she picks them up in her mouth looks like she's showing her owner her accomplishments and she's proud a lot of trust coming from her by showing her owner

  4. lol we couldnt get any peaceful music? it sounded like war or a zombie apocalypse was going to begin. Great vid tho ! =]]

  5. My sister was like ewww and I am like you were pink and red when you were just born then my sister was like😳

  6. Hi my jill is about to have her first litter, she has a loving nature and has never bitten me or friends and family. I am curious as to how you were able to be close and filming the mother while she was having her kits. Is this something I can do?
    I want to make sure my jill is safe and will not want to bother her too much i just want to keep an eye on her just incase something happens. What is the best way to go about this?

    There doesn't seem to be much information about. Some people say leave your ferret to it but then I get concerned that by leaving her she might have difficulties. Silly question I know but i thought I would ask anyway.

    Thanks 🙂

  7. Awe, she is such a good mama. I can't wait to watch the other videos! Thanks for posting them! She is a beauty, too! 🙂

  8. What’s the black stuff the mom starts to lick up? The moms and baby are beautiful. I own two boys my baby girl passed away in dec

  9. Just a silly question! What does it mean when you guys tell that a female ferret is in season ? And how do you understand it?

  10. My ferret passed away because I never knew that females actually need to be breed to live longer I feel horrible 😭💔

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