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How long wil a rabbit let a bunny nurse?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by stone_family3, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Songster

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    Bunny is 8 weeks old (as of Friday 21st, 2011). Had 3 siblings with it until last week, when I went out to lock up the coop I found baby bunny under mama still nursing. I thought they were pretty much done by 8 weeks. The bunny is female so I was planning on keeping her with mama.
     

  2. bossynbella

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    I have seen 12 week olds still nursing. Depends on the doe on how long they will still let them.
     
  3. stone_family3

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    Okay thanks. Didn't know if I should take bunny away for a few days
     

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