Doe rebred too early

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by KatieBowman, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. KatieBowman

    KatieBowman Hatching

    Jul 25, 2016
    I have a mini lop doe that just kindled 2 days ago, I had her out running around with a Buck who has never seemed interested in breeding and has never gotten the job done. I walked by just in time to see him falling off!! I am freaking out, I've read that giving the doe parsley and lavender can cause a termination of the pregnancy! We can not have anymore littlers, I also don't think it's healthy for her to have another littler when she just had a litter of 6 2 days ago! If anyone knows of something I can do to help her reobsorb her kits or terminate the pregnancy I would love to know! Thank you

  2. firestomp

    firestomp Chirping

    Jul 28, 2016
    I have been raising rabbits for nearly 50 years, helped dad as a child. IF?? she was in heat, but I doubt, and she is pregnant, the others will be weaned in time for her to have them. Let nature do it's thing. If her body needs to, and IF she is bred, she will absorb them. She will be fine, tired, but fine. I keep all of my animals separate, so I control when and whom with my meat rabbits breed with. If you don't want any more, separation is key. Or go to one sex. Does have a tendency to be grumpy when in heat as pets. Bucks make the best PETS or lap animals if that's what you are looking for. Both of my bucks love to be petted. These are working animals, not pets mind you. Live and learn, just don't repeat your mistake of letting them play together. As for the Babes, Craig's list or your feed store is a good place to get rid of what you don't want.

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