Question by  Karen35 (22)

Are male ferrets larger than females?


Answer by  shawdowsmom (138)

Male ferrets are usually larger than the female ferret. Males are generally around 18 inches and 2 to 5 pounds with the female being 15 inches and usually no more than 3 pounds. UN neutered males body size can increase twice a year varying 45% depending upon the season of the year.


Answer by  soccer593 (476)

Yes. Male ferrets are on average 3-5 pounds and 17-24 inches in length. Female ferrets are 1-3 pounds in length and 12-16 inches in length. The length of a ferret can vary but most ferrets are about 15 inches from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail.


Answer by  hanumanveera67gmailcom (50)

Generally speaking there are always exceotions to the rule. Female ferrets are smaller than the male in the species. Often times the males are double even triple the size and weight of the smaller more petite girls. Female ferrets usaually weight anywhere from 1-3 pounds. But most ferrets are 15 inches from their nose to the tip tail.


Answer by  choctaw (361)

Yes. Females grow 12-16 inches long, males are 1 1/2 to 2 feet longas well as being huskier than females. Male ferrets also have a much wider head than the female. Males also have a much stronger odor than female ferrets. Males also have a "Belly Button" on their abdomen.

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