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Physiological Features - Hamster

Pregnancy Duration 15~16 days
Period Duration 4 days
Breeding Season All year around
Feed Consumption Per Day 10~12g/100g/day
Water Consumption Per Day 8~10ml/100g/day
Breeding Starting Age: Male 10~14 weeks
Breeding Last Age: Female 6~10 weeks
Average Count of One Litter (Random Bred Stock) 5~9
Average Birth Weight 2 grams
Average Weight: Male / Adult 85~130 grams
Average Weight: Female / Adult 95~150 grams
Weaning Age 20~25 days
Life span 18~24 months
Respiratory Rate 35~135/min
Blood Pressure (High/Low) 150/110 mmHg
Heart Rate 250~500
Normal Body Temperature 37~38℃
Erythrocytes (million/mm3) 6~10
Hemoglobulin 10~16grams/100 mm³
Platelets 200~500
Hematocrit (Hct) 36~55%
WBC Differential Count(thousand/mm³)
WBC Total Count 3~11
Polymorphonuclear leukocyte, PMNs 10~42%
Eosinophil;Eos 0~4.5%
Basophils 0~1%
Monocytes 0~3%