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cross breeding

Discussion in 'Breeds and Breeding - Rabbits' started by Gary, May 18, 2019.

  1. May 18, 2019
    Gary

    Gary Overrun with beasties

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    can anyone tell me anything about cross breeding new zealands with minirex?
     
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    SA Farm

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    They won’t be as big and meaty as the NZ and won’t have the rex coat.
     
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    Baymule

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    Why would you want to? You'll have a pretty much useless mutt. NZ buck over a mini rex doe will probably reward you with stuck kits because they are too big and a dead doe.
     
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    Mini Horses

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    NZ does and mini buck? That would be best if you really want to cross them. You must have a reason :D =D maybe just what's available or a cute face.
     
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    Gary

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    mini doe nz buck. its what i have.
     
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    Mini Horses

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    Well, Baymule raised a LOT of rabbits!! While it may work fine, you do run a risk as she says. Maybe you could find another buck to use?
     
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    Baymule

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    You have asked this same question in several different ways. The answer is still the same. Get a bigger doe. A NZ buck over a mini doe is not a good idea.
     
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