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Mini Rex - peanut or runt

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SabrinaDawn, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. SabrinaDawn

    SabrinaDawn New Egg

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    Hi, I am new to BYC and to the mini farm I have seemed to get myself into...[​IMG] The latest addition was two mini rex rabbits. They were breed and we were told about when the doe would have the kits. Well long story short she finally had them...late...and only had two. One is normal size and seems fine one is about half the size of the first. I don't see any deformities like extremely big head or twisted back legs but I am still concerned. Should I intervene and bring it in and feed it and hope that it lives or should I let nature take its course and see what happens? It is starting to get cold here at night and our rabbits do stay outside. I do cover them if it is cold or bad weather but am not sure the cover will be enough for the little ones. Any advice would be great.
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] I don't know anything about rabbits sorry In the Forum navigation there is a misc section and chose other pets and livestock>this is where you can get information about rabbits. Hope this helps.
     
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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Sorry, I dont know anything about rabbits.
     
  4. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I own a rabbit, who was born with a deformed leg and HAS been bred before I adopted her... and she didn't know how to care for her babies and they all unfortunately passed away. I have never bred and don't plan to breed her, so i can't help you there, but go to this part of the forums and post what you said above, i'm sure you'll find many rabbit breeders who can help you out! https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/22/other-pets-livestock

    BYC welcomes you with open arms, and I hope the community answers whatever questions you have. God Bless you and your animals! :)
     
  5. SabrinaDawn

    SabrinaDawn New Egg

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    Thanks I will post it there and see if someone can help. Thanks for the welcomes also. It is nice to have somewhere you can ask questions and get info from people that are not out to sell you something or talk you into something lol. Thanks again hope I will be of some help to some of y'all at sometime.
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard .Good luck with your rabbits :thumbsup
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. You might also try BYC's sister website, Backyardherds.com. Good luck :thumbsup
     
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  8. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello Sabrina! Greetings from Kentucky. We're very happy you joined!


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  9. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC
     
  10. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D - hope you find helpful answers
     

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