Chapter 26. Ferret Kits

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Vickie McKirnrney

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch26

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) Ferret Kits, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch26

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005



  • ferret kits;
  • calves;
  • passive immunity;
  • bacterial agents;
  • hypothermia


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Housing and Feeding Tips for Jills and Methods to Maximize Good Parenting

  • Natural History

  • What to Feed

  • Nursing Techniques and Amounts to Feed

  • Husbandry

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Sources for Products Mentioned

  • Resources