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Keeping cool in hot summer

Discussion in 'Meat Rabbits' started by BranscumFarm, May 9, 2018.

  1. May 9, 2018
    BranscumFarm

    BranscumFarm Chillin' with the herd

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    What are some ways you keep your rabbits cool. Now that it is summer I don't want mine to over heat.
     
  2. May 9, 2018
    Tale of Tails Rabbitry

    Tale of Tails Rabbitry Loving the herd life

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    Fans, frozen water in plastic bottles, large ceramic floor tiles, lots of shade, and swamp coolers to name a few.
     
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  3. May 10, 2018
    mystang89

    mystang89 Loving the herd life

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  4. May 16, 2018 at 8:09 AM
    BranscumFarm

    BranscumFarm Chillin' with the herd

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    Check this video out. My rabbits are loving their ice to stay cool in these hot temperatures.
     
  5. May 16, 2018 at 9:36 AM
    Tale of Tails Rabbitry

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    You don't need fans directly on them, but with the sudden heat wave that swept the country and so many breeders losing rabbits, mostly pregnant does but also does, bucks, and young bunnies, I placed them more directly with our set up. I have one doe due Friday, the last kindle of the breeding season, and she looked pretty miserable until we got a fan on her. She perked up the next day. However, it was tickling the ears of one buck, so when it got a bit cooler, he seemed happier with the fan off.
     
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