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  1. EmilyClick28

    Is it safe to transport rabbits in car trunk?

    There is a rabbit show coming up this Saturday, and I'm bringing 8 rabbits. The show is only about 45 mins away, so it will be a short drive. Unfortunately I have a fairly small car and won't be able to fit all the travel cages in the back/passenger seats, so I'm going to need to put some of...
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    Doe died, kits are 3 weeks old. Help!!!

    My doe died unexpectedly this morning, for unknown causes. She has 6 kits that are all still alive, they are almost 3 weeks old. I really want to keep this litter alive, how can I do that? Can they eat hay and pellets yet? Is there some kind of formula I could bottle feed them? Please help...
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    Mice got into animal feed/grain bags.... are they still good?

    Opened my cracked corn bag to quite a surprise, a live mouse was in it! went to grab a rubber mallet and come back and smash it but it got away. i looked closely and discover a hole chewed through the bag.... i then discovered more holes in the horse grain, rabbit pellet, and chicken feed...
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    What color is my rabbit? (photo included)

    Hi so i have an 11 week old mini lop doe and i can't figure out what color she is. I was thinking maybe a fawn or something? shes kind of a golden creamy tan all over with whitish tips. okay well i put a pic of the actual rabbit above but i don't think it worked so just to be safe ill try...
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    How to care for ducklings hatched by my broody duck?

    hi my broody duck hen was sitting on her eggs and she hatched 6 of them! i've had ducklings before but never had a duck actually hatch them. not really sure what to do here... i got them some chick starter (i checked and it is okay for ducklings too) and i gave them a low water pan so they could...
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    Why did my newborn litter of rabbits die?????

    this morning my doe gave birth to 6 healthy kits. she pulled some fur and had them in the nest box and seemed to be doing good, and i had to leave for the day so i assumed they would be fine left alone. when i got back this evening and checked on them all of them were dead!!! it did get to 92...
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    Rabbit 4H project ideas?

    this is my first year in 4H and im doing a rabbit project. i need a rabbit related subject to do my project board on. something like fur types or something maybe...? any ideas? i can't really think of anything...
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    How to keep kits in nest box????

    I have 2 mini lop kits that are 1 week old now, and im keeping them in a homemade wood nestbox i made. the front is about 4 inches high but they keep climbing out! this morning one of them was huddled up on the floor of the cage in front of the nest box. luckily i managed to put it back before...
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    Why is my black rabbit's fur turning brown?

    i got a black mini lop buck a while back, and when i got him he was around 4 months old. when i got him his fur was pure black and now he's almost a year old, and his fur is turning brown! right now just the ends of his ears and his back/rear area is turning a red/brown. I am fairly new to...
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    doe kindled... only 2 kits. is that normal?

    so I bred my mini lop doe last month. she's a first-time mother so i was prepared for the worst. Luckily, on in the middle of the night on day 32 she kindled perfectly in the nestbox and pulled a boatload of hair. I checked it this morning and was surprised to see there are only 2 kits! im...
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    doe using litter box as nest box... too early to add nest box. what should i do?

    I have a pregnant doe that is temporarily living inside in a large cardboard box, because its too cold outside and i dont want her to kindle and the babies freeze. she is litter trained so i put a litter box in her large cardboard box, and I'm letting her out in my room to play all day. its day...
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    litter box vs. no litter box for an outdoor rabbit?

    I keep all my rabbits in outdoor hutches with wire flooring on the cages.... so naturally I didn't start with litter boxes. but one of my rabbit was litter trained for a while, and i loved being able to bring her inside. But it was quite a hassle to change the box out every day, when i could...
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    Please help why are my bunnies acting aggressive all of the sudden????? One of them bit me today!!!

    Probably about 8 or so months ago, i bought 2 mini lop sister does to keep as pets and breeding (so spaying is NOT an option!) and they were the sweetest things when i got them, very outgoing and affectionate. I kept them in the same cage because they got along so well, (dont worry it was a VERY...
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    how to bring bunnies inside that are NOT litter box trained?

    i have some sweet bunnies that live in outdoor hutches and would love to bring them inside for "floor time" but they are not litter box trained. i have tried litter training them but they are in a huge cage on the ground and i would rather not litter train them anyways.... but is there any way...
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    doe kindled on the ground- all kits froze and died. help!!!

    hi i just recently got into breeding rabbits and this was my first time breeding. i bred my mini lop buck with my mini lop doe about a month ago and this was day 31 of the pregnancy. just this morning i went out to check on the doe to see if she had kindled, but all the kits were on the ground...
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    How to let rabbits play outside safely in large yard?

    Hi i have 4 rabbits right now and they all live in outdoor hutches. i built them a playpen a while back outside, but with putting them in there all the time not a lot of plants can grow. I live on a large 2acre lot that is fenced in but probably has a lot of holes here and there in the fence. I...
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    QH mare is looking bony and a bit skinny... any ideas for helping put on some weight?

    We have a 4 year old QH mare who is looking pretty bony... you can't see her ribcage at all but her neck is kinda narrow and thin and what i'm mainly concerned about is that her hip bone and spine are very visible. her hindquarters and back area are overall looking pretty skinny. She is...
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    Doe not building nest in nesting box! please help

    Hi I'm new to BYH but I really need some help with this. I recently bred my mini lop doe, who is about 7-8 months old and a first time mother. She is expected to have her babies sometime next week (on the 16-17th) and on day 22, I put the nest box in her cage just like I'm supposed to do. (its a...
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