REPRODUCTION AND BREEDING OF GRASSCUTTER
A male and female grass cutters attains their sexual maturity at 5 and 7 months respectively. A male grass cutter can be paired with 3-5 females.
There are two methods of mating –
permanent and controlled mating methods.
The gestation period is 5 months, meaning that with good management, the animal an litter twice in a year.
The average litter size is always four. They
young ones can be weaned in about 4-6 weeks, after a resting period of about
10 days mother can be paired with the male again.