rabbits

  1. Larsen Poultry Ranch

    No fall off, possible to be pregnant?

    I have a new buck (5+ months) and he is willing but he hasn't fallen off when I tried breeding him. He is very interested in the doe and mounts but usually doesn't have things lined up. This is the first time trying to breed him since I got him around 3+ months old. I have put him with the same...
  2. A

    Rabbits and dog/cat questions

    Hi everyone, I'm looking into getting some Angora rabbits and want to keep them inside. I have two cats and a dog (Teddy Bear Shih Tzu), so basically the cats are bigger than the dog. They're all really good with animals as I have raised several sets of chicks and ducklings around them without...
  3. MG'S Rabbits

    Breeding with a trio

    So I'm starting to breed Holland lops for show, and I'm thinking about starting with a trio. I want all my rabbits to be healthy no inbreeding. I've done a little linebreeding before but don't know much about it. I would appreciate any tips or advice, comments or concerns, I've seen a few line...
  4. MG'S Rabbits

    Breeding with a trio

    So I'm starting to breed Holland lops for show, and I'm thinking about starting with a trio. I want all my rabbits to be healthy no inbreeding. I've done a little linebreeding before but don't know much about it. I would appreciate any tips or advice, comments or concerns, I've seen a few line...
  5. MG'S Rabbits

    What's going on??

    Hi! I've been breeding rabbits for about a year, but just starting to breed Holland lops. I have a buck who was born early March, that I got about a month ago. And I was checking him to see if he's "ready" and I saw two flaps of skin where the testicles would be. Is this because they haven't...
  6. Larsen Poultry Ranch

    Advice needed, Rats in the rabbittry

    Ok, so I have had rabbits since January-ish and no issues with pests up until a month ago. I have killed 7 rats using a snap trap but they just keep coming. Last night I spotted two, tried to whack one with a stick but the buggers are fast. My rabbittry is set up with wire cages hanging from a...
  7. B

    Hungry Doe, what do you feed?

    Hi everyone, Was wondering if anyone could help with what to feed our doe? She has six healthy kits that are almost 2 weeks old, and she seems to be hungry ALL the time. Like a vacuum cleaner. I understand now she has to make enough milk to feed 6 kits. So want to know what & how much other...
  8. B

    Doe building second nest?

    Hi there, new here :) I'm wondering if anyone can help? Our doe has just hat 7 kits yesterday, she did all the right things, pulling fur and moving around lots of hay making a nest just before the birth. She seemed calm and happy for the rest of the day. However this morning, I decided to take...
  9. TaylorBug

    Baby rabbits to a new mother

    I have a Californian doe that is just a year old, about a week ago was her birthday. She was bred to a young Calif. buck that I also own. Today was day 31 of her gestation and she definitely had a fur-lined nest this morning, although it was too dark and I was in a hurry to see if she had...
  10. GypsyG

    Hi!

    Hello all! My name is Gypsy. I have lived in Ozark Missouri for the the last year. I have a herd of meat mutt rabbits that consists of 12 does and 4 bucks. I also have 8 lovely laying hens, and a wonderful Jack Russell terrier named Gracie. I plan on adding quail, muscovy ducks, and...
  11. Shorty

    Rabbit cages

    I got out of rabbits last year and I haven't gotten rid of the cages yet and it is time for them to go. I'm located in northern Illinois. This is what I have 3 - 24x30 cages with dura trays 1- 24x30 cage with a metal tray 1- 24x36 cage with legs and dura tray 1- 24x48 cage with legs and plastic...
  12. 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...
  13. J

    Female Rabbit Keeps Trying to Turn Around While Breeding

    New member here! Have a question for those with more experience as I am just starting into this venture with meat rabbits. I have a breeding age doe and buck. I tried to breed them but every time I do, when the buck mounts, the doe always turns around and sticks her head in his crotch and...
  14. newton the goat

    Need all the info i can get

    Hello guys, I need as much info about all topics of rabbits that i can get. Though im not a total noob and have raised rabbits in the past, that was still over ten years ago and i have forgotten a lot of things. I currently getting three flemish new Zealand crosses (two does and a buck) who are...
  15. BranscumFarm

    Introduction thread

    Hello all! My husband and I started raising meat rabbits back in January and have been searching for some forums to get ideas/share our own experiences. Found this forum and joined hoping to learn. Right now we have 4 does including one from a champion bloodline, and 2 bucks (also from a...
  16. EmilyClick28

    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...
  17. Marie28

    Life is hectic...

    My life has been so hectic lately that I havent been able to keep up with the forums as much as I've wanted to but I thought I would share our youtube channel and our FB page on here :]]. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBjdZBY01gFG-HQ_cYP6u7g (this is my fav video)...
  18. 1

    Hoppy Hoppers rabbitry updates

    Hatties Hoppy Hoppers journal. Currently I raise Mini Rex, Meat rabbits, "my does are NZW and buck is a Californian" and I have some lionheads. I started showing Mini Rex as of Oct 2017. Right now I have a litter of 7 and a half week old mini rexes and a litter of 6 week olds. I'll have to...
  19. Marie28

    Silver Fox Rabbits N. Wisconsin

    Havent been on here much due to my job but I thought I would post our new litter. We have 2 Bucks & 4 Does. Birthdate: 12/06/17 All with pedigree. https://www.facebook.com/Newfreewillrabbitry/
  20. K

    Littermates

    I breed rabbits for the FFA. I recently had a rabbit born that I believe is a double lion head. I would like to keep him. The problem is I’d have to keep him with my other buck (who is the father) Would they fight if I kept them together or will it work out since they would bond while one is a...
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