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So can any one tell me are show stock mice smarter than pet?
I already know that they tend to be calmer, less scatty, but does the larger head contain a slightly larger brain = more smarts or are the bones denser and so same size brain and intelligence?
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Hey, thanks for the comments folks, very throught provoking.
I'm not sure that moving more slowly because you are larger makes you less intelligent, just more deliberate in your movements (you have to be more careful of where you place yourself or get hurt/hurt others). I know in horses that the larger they are the greater the lag between command and response. as it takes more time for the brain message to get to the muscles, so may this accounts for the slower movements of the larger mice.
You may disagree.
If you compare pony with horse, most people would say that the pony is the smarter (and more mischevious). This may also be the same in mice? ;)
Certainly my show stock (2 bucks), part show and pet stock seem to be equally active and interested anything new, even a clean cage and house keeping LOL.

Maybe we should start a new trend and teach the mice agility like the chickens

 
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