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Wow! I haven't heard of that one, before. I don't know about it being unusual or not, though... I'm sure there'll be someone along shortly who will.

How many are in the litter?
 

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Eh, I'm not sure its too common seeing rats can have several babies at a time but I'm sure it happens, at least there is nothing wrong with it.

Also its known for some males testicles to not descend right away? Am I right here?
 

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Well you could easily enough calculate the odds of that happening if you could tell me how many are in the litter. It should just be 0.5^x, where x is the number in the litter.

The point is I'm sure it could happen but the odds are low. I'm willing to bet you have a mixed litter and it's just too early to tell.
 

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How old are the babies and yes I have heard it happen that there were 8 boys in one litter. Not common but does happen.

Just for sexing purposes...here are 5 day old babies to show the difference (you may already know this)

girl (very little space between anus and genitals)
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boy (much bigger space between, where the testicles will form), often had a bigger "bump" too
 

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well the litter size is 8 and they are about 1 1/2 to 2 weeks old. Their eyes are open and they are the most rambunctious things ever. From what i can tell they all look like males, but im still not to sure. Does anyone have any pics showing the difference between the genders at this age?
 
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