It can be difficult to tell when a rodent is under going
mutational stress since they tend to be a little manic anyway. Confused
heat cycles and killing their young are one sign. The mother not producing
milk is another. Skin rashes and irritations, fur loss, and lowered appetite
would also signal a problem.
Mutational stress lowers their immune functioning,
making them more prone to catch viruses and parasites.
Put the elixir
in their water, on their bedding, or rub some on your hands and pet them.
about the critter elixirs.