Finally some babies

Grizzlyhackle

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I haven't weighed them and have no experience to reference or a scale they would register on. To me they all look and feel healthy but seem small. Not planning to eat them so I guess it doesn't matter.
Next Wednesday will be 8 weeks. Far as I can tell they're weaned. Eating everything in sight. So it's time to move the doe and give her a welcome break.
Questions: about another week or two I should be able to figure out buck from doe?
I should split them up by 11 or 12 weeks?
By then they're old enough to get sold as pets or fryers?
From what I've read Md law is 12 weeks but I see on Craigslist local people selling them at 3. Most I see listed are older. I'm gonna try word of mouth , 2 are claimed already and I'm keeping one. So only need to find 2 buyers. Its been fun, but if I do this again it will be during cooler weather.
 

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You can sex them easily at six weeks, I sell mine at seven to eight weeks of age...I also split them up by sex at six weeks, just to make it easier for myself and sales...nice looking rabbits you have there.
I tried sexing mine at 8 weeks and I was sure I did it right but missed by about 6 rabbits that I thought were female. Guess aint bad, 6 out of 22. Had to wait till 3 months old, to figure that out. Lol
 

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I tried sexing mine at 8 weeks and I was sure I did it right but missed by about 6 rabbits that I thought were female. Guess aint bad, 6 out of 22. Had to wait till 3 months old, to figure that out. Lol
At seven weeks the males winkie will pop up when you press down around it with two fingers ( firmly but gently) ...usually will get a poo coming out from the gentle pressure.also, so beware lol
 

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Tried yesterday, far as I can tell I have 2 definite bucks, third looked like a circle but no pop-up. The last 2 :idunnothey wiggled so much.
Gonna give it a couple days try again.
Moved the doe, that didn't suit. You can tell when they're mad at you. She's in the next hutch, when I was fooling with the kits she rushed around, stomped her foot couple of times. Acted better today, didn't move at all when I was handling the kits.
 

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