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Aggressive rabbit. I need advice.

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by hazeleyes27, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. hazeleyes27

    hazeleyes27 Just Hatched

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    so I just recently got 3 HimalayanĂ—lionhead mixes two females one male one of the females I have is super aggressive she'll be a year old in January. i what can I do to get her to stop being so mean I would really love to breed her. she has a beautiful mane on her but I definitely need to try to break her of her aggression.[​IMG]
     
  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    I have a lovely scar on my right wrist that was put there by the teeth of a Netherland Dwarf 15 years ago. I raised that rabbit; I know for a fact that he was not scared or mishandled. I don't ever want to hear that one of my rabbits did that to a small child! A certain amount of personality is inherited, and I want to be producing docile, friendly animals. I make it a point never to breed aggressive rabbits; and that goes double for "pet" breeds.
     
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  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Even when I was raising rabbits for the meat market, I didn't keep aggressive rabbits. Aggressiveness is inherited! Not a good idea to breed her.

    Maybe she is being mean because she doesn't know you??
     
  4. hazeleyes27

    hazeleyes27 Just Hatched

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    that's why I'm definitely trying to rid her of it I definitely don't want that to happen to anyone it's crazy the male is her brother and the other female is her mother and neither of them are aggressive a bit scared but definitely not mean
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I don't know what causes them to be mean. I would just have one grow up like that occassionally.

    But, ther is the possibility that maybe she is stressed by the change in her environment.
     

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