Post by Markpd on Jan 21, 2023 6:06:35 GMT -8
Please only vote in the poll if you've had at least one gerbil whose had more than 1 litter (otherwise it will skew the stats to single litter birth sizes). Your own votes (only) can be removed by clicking on them again.
(You can post your single litter size below if you like though).
Don't count still births. (any other limitations suggested people?)
For those who have bred multiple gerbils I suggest you average the 1st, 2nd etc litter sizes across your gerbils. And if your average changes over time, you can change your answer later on.
Would particularly like answers from betty
and Shooting Star
(to name but 2 breeders), if you're able to collate at least some stats?
From a very quick read at Gerbilwelfares breeding guide,
I estimated from their recommended age for breeding gerbils that 4 litters were feasible, so maybe 5 is possible (even if
ill-advised! I have no idea about that btw).
I don't believe I can edit the poll after posting it, so it was better to have too many listed than too few.
Poll is open for 50 yrs! So that should be long enough!
 Or not, the forum has limited it to 'only' 15yrs.
If you wish to view or vote to a poll about general average litter size, see this thread
(it's poll is still open atm).
LMK if I should change anything for the poll requirements (as I mentioned, I can't edit the poll itself after posting it AFAIK).