WOMBAROO GROWTH AND FEED CHARTS

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GREY KANGAROO GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES
(Please note this chart is more accurate for the Eastern Grey kangaroo
but can be used as a rough guide for assessing the age of the Western Grey kangaroo)

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

20

40

60

80

100

120

34

49

67

88

111

137

14

23

33

46

61

78

13

54

125

228

363

531

6

17

35

50

70

85

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

121 to 126

127 to 133

134 to 139

60ml<0.4 + 20ml 0.4

40ml<0.4 + 40ml 0.4

20ml<0.4 + 60ml 0.4

80ml

80ml

80ml

0.4

140

160

180

166

198

233

97

118

142

731

965

1233

85

105

120

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

181 to 183

184 to 186

134 to 139

75ml<0.4 + 25ml 0.6

50ml<0.4 + 50ml 0.6

25ml<0.4 + 75ml 0.6

100

100

100

0.6

190

200

220

251

270

310

154

167

194

1380

1535

1872

105

115

135

 

transition from

0.6 to 0.7

 

221 to 225

226 to 230

231 to 235

236 to 239

80ml 0.6 + 20ml 0.7

60ml 0.6 + 40ml 0.7

40ml 0.6 + 60ml 0.7

20ml 0.6 + 80ml 0.7

100

100

100

100

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

 

240

250

260

270

280

290

300

310

 

 

353

376

399

423

448

473

499

526

 

224

239

Not valid

 

 

 

 

 

 

2243

2341

2770

3340

3910

4480

5050

5620A.

 

 

115

120

135

160

180

200

220

235B.

 

Fully out of pouch

A. Average growth rate from now is about 60g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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RED KANGAROO GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

10

30

50

70

90

18

28

46

69

96

10

16

26

40

56

4

10

39

96

189

3

5

13

25

45

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

91 to 93

94 to 96

97 to 99

30ml<0.4 + 10ml 0.4

20ml<0.4 + 20ml 0.4

10ml<0.4 + 30ml 0.4

40ml

40ml

40ml

0.4

100

110

120

130

140

111

128

145

164

184

65

74

85

96

107

251

325

410

509

621

45

50

55

65

75

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

141 to 143

144 to 146

147 to 149

50ml 0.4 + 20ml 0.6

35ml 0.4 + 35ml 0.6

20ml 0.4 + 50ml 0.6

70

70

70

0.6

150

160

170

205

227

250

120

133

147

755

889

1047

70

75

90

 

transition from

0.6 to> 0.7

 

171 to 175

176 to 180

181 to 185

186 to 189

70ml 0.6 + 10ml 0.7

50ml 0.6 + 30ml 0.7

30ml 0.6 + 50ml 0.7

10ml 0.6 + 70ml 0.7

80

80

80

80

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

 

190

200

210

220

230

240

250

300

326

354

382

412

444

474

176

192

Not valid

 

 

 

1412

1621

2030

2820

3610

4400

5190

85

90

105

135

165

200

220


Fully out of pouch

A. Average growth rate from now is about 80g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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EURO OR WALLAROO GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

10

30

50

70

90

18

27

45

67

94

10

13

23

34

48

4

8

22

56

113

3

4

10

17

35

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

91 to 93

94 to 96

97 to 99

20ml<0.4 + 10ml 0.4

15ml<0.4 + 15ml 0.4

10ml<0.4 + 20ml 0.4

30ml

30ml

30ml

0.4

100

110

120

130

140

108

124

141

160

179

56

65

74

84

94

151

197

252

315

387

30

35

40

45

55

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

141 to 143

144 to 146

147 to 149

40ml 0.4 + 10ml 0.6

25ml 0.4 + 25ml 0.6

10ml 0.4 + 40ml 0.6

50

50

50

0.6

150

160

170

199

221

243

105

117

129

469

562

665

55

60

65

 

transition from

0.6 to> 0.7

 

171 to 175

176 to 180

181 to 185

186 to 189

50ml 0.6 + 10ml 0.7

40ml 0.6 + 20ml 0.7

20ml 0.6 + 40ml 0.7

10ml 0.6 + 50ml 0.7

60

60

60

60

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

190

200

210

220

230

240

250

291

317

344

372

401

431

 

155

169

Not valid

 

 

 

907

1310

1800

2290

2780

3270A.

 

65

75

100

115

135

160B.

 


Fully out of pouch

A. Average growth rate from now is about 50g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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AGILE WALLABY GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

17

25

34

45

57

71

86

11

14

19

24

29

36

42

8

12

20

28

40

62

85

4

5

8

10

14

18

25

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

81 to 83

84 to 86

87 to 89

15ml<0.4 + 5ml 0.4

10ml<0.4 + 10ml 0.4

5ml<0.4 + 15ml 0.4

20ml

20ml

20ml

0.4

90

100

110

120

130

103

121

141

162

184

50

58

66

75

85

118

169

235

317

418

20

30

35

45

50

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

131 to 133

134 to 136

137 to 139

40ml 0.4 + 10ml 0.6

25ml 0.4 + 25ml 0.6

10ml 0.4 + 40ml 0.6

50

50

50

0.6

140

150

160

170

208

234

261

290

95

106

118

130

539

684

853

1051

50

65

75

85

 

transition from

0.6 to> 0.7

 

171 to 175

176 to 180

181 to 185

186 to 189

60ml 0.6 + 10ml 0.7

50ml 0.6 + 20ml 0.7

20ml 0.6 + 50ml 0.7

10ml 0.6 + 60ml 0.7

70

70

70

70

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

190

200

210

220

230

 

351

384

418

 

Not valid

 

 

156

170

Not valid

 

 

 

1537

1787

2037

2540A.

 

 

85

95

105

115

125B.

 

Fully out of pouch

A. Average growth rate from now is about 30g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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TAMMAR WALLABY GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

90

100

110

9

12

15

19

23

27

32

37

42

48

6

9

11

14

18

22

26

30

35

40

7

10

13

16

20

25

32

36

50

63

4

5

6

7

8

9

11

12

16

18

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

111 to 113

114 to116

117 to 119

15ml<0.4 + 5ml 0.4

10ml<0.4 + 10ml 0.4

5ml<0.4 + 15ml 0.4

20ml

20ml

20ml

0.4

120

130

140

150

160

54

61

68

76

83

46

52

58

64

71

79

99

124

156

195

20

20

23

27

32

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

161 to 163

164 to 166

167 to 169

20ml 0.4 + 10ml 0.6

15ml 0.4 + 15ml 0.6

10ml 0.4 + 20ml 0.6

30

30

30

0.6

170

180

190

200

92

100

109

119

79

86

94

103

245

308

385

485

30

35

41

49

 

transition from

0.6 to> 0.7

 

201 to 203

204 to 206

207 to 209

40ml 0.6 + 10ml 0.7

25ml 0.6 + 25ml 0.7

10ml 0.6 + 40ml 0.7

50

50

50

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

210

220

230

240

250

260

128

138

149

160

 

Not valid

 

111

120

Not valid

 

 

 

609

764

934

1104

1274

1444

(1)

 

50

55

60

70

75

85

(2)

 

Fully out of pouch

 

A. Average growth rate from now is about 15-20g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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SWAMP WALLABY GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

10

30

50

70

90

110

8

15

27

39

52

65

6

11

19

28

38

47

8

21

35

58

97

161

4

8

12

18

25

45

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

111 to 113

114 to116

117 to 119

30ml<0.4 + 10ml 0.4

20ml<0.4 + 20ml 0.4

10ml<0.4 +30ml 0.4

40ml

40ml

40ml

0.4

120

130

140

150

160

72

82

95

108

115

56

62

69

77

86

207

267

344

443

553

40

45

50

55

65

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

161 to 163

164 to 166

167 to 169

40ml 0.4 + 20ml 0.6

30ml 0.4 + 30ml 0.6

20ml 0.4 + 40ml 0.6

60

60

60

0.6

170

180

190

200

122

132

141

152

95

106

114

119

673

813

963

1113

60

70

80

90

 

transition from

0.6 to> 0.7

 

201 to 205

206 to 210

211 to 215

216 to 219

70ml 0.6 + 10ml 0.7

50ml 0.6 + 30ml 0.7

30ml 0.6 + 50ml 0.7

10ml 0.6 + 70ml 0.7

80

80

80

80

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

220

230

240

250

260

 

Not valid

 

 

 

 

Not valid

 

 

 

1473

1683

1893

2103

2313A.

85

95

100

110

125B.

Fully out of pouch

 

A. Average growth rate from now is about 25g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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TASMANIAN BETTONG GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

<0.4

10

15

20

25

30

10

14

19

24

29

4

6

8

10

12

2

4

7

12

18

2

3

4

6

8

 

transition from

<0.4 to 0.4

 

31 to 33

34 to36

37 to 39

30ml<0.4 + 10ml 0.4

20ml<0.4 + 20ml 0.4

10ml<0.4 +30ml 0.4

8ml

8ml

8ml

0.4

40

45

50

55

56

38

43

48

61

73

16

18

20

27

34

25

30

35

45

55

8

10

10

12

14

 

transition from

0.4 to 0.6

 

61 to 63

64 to 66

67 to 69

10ml 0.4 + 2ml 0.6

6ml 0.4 + 6ml 0.6

2ml 0.4 + 10ml 0.6

12

12

12

0.6

70

75

80

99

112

124

48

55

62

85

105

125

12

14

16

 

transition from

0.6 to> 0.7

 

81 to 83

84 to 86

87 to 89

12ml 0.6 + 4ml 0.7

8ml 0.6 + 8ml 0.7

4ml 0.6 + 12ml 0.7

16

16

16

Emerging from pouch

>0.7

90

95

100

105

 

150

162

175

188

 

 

 

 

76

83

90

97

 

 

 

165

208

250

266A.

15

20

24

26B.

Fully out of pouch

A. Average growth rate from now is about 10g per day.
B. Milk volume now depends on other food consumed. if uncertain about what to feed, consult you Wombaroo supplier.

provide fresh drinking water between feeds on hot days and once the joey starts to emerge from the pouch.

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BRUSHTAIL POSSUM GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Foot mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

 

 

 

 

<0.8

 

 

 

Emerging from pouch

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

90

100

13

20

27

35

44

54

65

77

91

10

13

16

30

24

28

33

38

44

6

8

11

16

22

30

42

58

79

3

3

5

6

8

9

12

16

19

 

transition from

<0.8 to >0.8

 

101 to 105

106 to 110

111 to 115

12ml<0.8 + 3ml >0.8

9ml<0.8 + 6ml> 0.8

6ml<0.8 + 9ml> 0.8

15

15

15

 

>0.8

 

Fully out of pouch

120

130

140

150

121

137

155

174

56

62

69

77

151

209

282

390A.

17

20

26

35

A. Average growth rate from now is about 15g per day.
(Continue to feed possume milk formula until completely dependant upon natural diet.)

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ECHINDA GROWTH & FEED ESTIMATES

 

Milk

 

Age days

Body length mm

Weight g

 

<30

 

10

15

20

25

30

55

70

85

100

115

10

25

45

65

95

 

transition from

<30 to >30

 

31 to 35

36 to 40

41 to 45

46 to 49

12ml<30 + 3ml >30

9ml<30 + 6ml>30

6ml<30 + 9ml>30

3ml<30 + 12ml> 30

Out of pouch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

>30

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

60

70

80

90

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

220

170

200

225

255

285

310

340

370

395

425

450

480

510

540

570

600

630

 

250

360

500

640

780

850

1060

1200

1350

1480

1620

1760

1900

2040

2180

2320

2460

 

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RINGTAIL POSSUM DAILY FEED ESTIMATES

Milk

Age days
Tail mm
Weight g
Feed ml/day

 

 

 

 

<0.8

 

 

Emerging from pouch

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

90

17

32

47

62

77

92

108

123

5

10

16

24

32

42

52

64

3

4

6

8

9

12

14

17

 

transition from

<0.8 to >0.8

 

91 to 95

96 to 100

101 to 105

106 to 109

8ml<0.8 + 2ml >0.8

6ml<0.8 + 4ml> 0.8

4ml<0.8 + 6ml> 0.8

2ml<0.8 +8ml> 0.8

10

10

10

10

 

>0.8

 

Fully out of pouch

110

120

130

140

153

168

183

198

88

100

114

131A.

11

12

14

15B.

 

A. Average growth rate from now is about 5g per day.

(Continue to feed possume milk formula until completely dependant upon natural diet.)

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