10 Week Old Squirrel?

What do you feed a 10 week old squirrel?

These foods may include kale, broccoli, apples, grapes, sweet potato, and hard-shelled nuts out of the shell and a good quality rodent diet. ( At Chris’s Squirrels and More we offer Mazuri Rodent Block or Zupreme Primate Dry Diet.) Your squirrel will still be consuming formula till about 9-10 weeks of age.

Can a 10 week old squirrel survive on its own?

They are typically weaned and ready to be on their own at 10 weeks of age. A baby squirrel has the best chance of survival when it is cared for by its mother. Sometimes healthy young squirrels are found on the ground by are not orphans — they simply need help being reunited with their mothers.

What does a baby squirrel look like at 10 weeks?

Eight to Ten Weeks Old. At 8 weeks old, a baby squirrel actually looks like a squirrel, albeit a small one. He becomes very active and jumpy, and uses his sharp claws for climbing and hanging upside down. By 10 weeks old his tail is full and bushy, and his sharp teeth are fully grown in.

How often does a 10 week old squirrel eat?

Feed every four hours. Week 7 to Week 9: Still feed formula. Introduce solid foods, like Squirrel Complete, which is high-protein pellets mixed with healthy nuts. Try to feed majority pellets and leave the nuts behind at first.