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When to wean etc

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I have a few questions:

What is the best time to wean and seperate the males from females?

When can I take the babies out and let them crawl around the house (playroom with me in it)?

When can I take mom from them and let her have some time away from them everyday?

My babies just turned 2 weeks old today and most of them have their eyes open, I even catch a few of them crawling out of the nest every now and then.
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Pull the males out of the cage at 5 weeks. The females can stay with their mom indefinitely. I would not trust baby rats with free-ranging because they can scare easily. Smaller play areas with toys etc are better for young babies.
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