Ferret age calculator

How to calculate the human age of a ferret?
One can, for a better appreciation of youth or old age of its ferret, to convert his real age in its human equivalent. Very easy with our free tool:

A ferret

Methodology to calculate the age of a ferret

There is no infallible mathematical formula to calculate the human age of a ferret because its growth and physiological changes during its life are very different from what's seen in humans.

However, it is rather based on the observations of the ages of the ferret, that veterinarians have established a correlation table (age chart) to see an equivalent in human age:

Ferret real age 6 mths 1 yr 2 yrs 3 yrs 4 yrs 5 yrs 6 yrs 7 yrs 8 yrs 9 yrs 10 yrs
Human age 18 22 32 42 52 62 72 82 88 98 110

Life expectancy of the ferret: The life of the ferret is highly variable and depends both lifestyle (diet, rut, brightness of its environment) and where it comes from (origin). The life expectancy of a ferret varies between 5 and 14 years.

How do we call?
  • a baby ferret: a kit
  • a female ferret: a jill (sprite when it's sprayed)
  • a male ferret: a ferret or a hob (a gib when neutered, or hoblet when vasectomised)

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