More then one rabbit in a hutch?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by MtnCkn, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. MtnCkn

    MtnCkn Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering would anyone know if I would be able to keep two doe rabbits in a 8x4 hutch? or would this not be wise?
     
  2. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
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    I have 2 NZW does living together in a hutch about that size. They do great, I think they are sisters. Does normally do not fight, it's bucks you need to keep seperate.
     
  3. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    I also have two does in one hutch with no problems.
     
  4. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    oooops
     
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  5. MtnCkn

    MtnCkn Out Of The Brooder

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    Would problems arise when the started giving birth?
     
  6. dntd

    dntd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2009
    I have a mom and a daughter together, had a male and a female in the same cage no problem too, even while nursing.
     
  7. Harmony

    Harmony Out Of The Brooder

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    Are they currently bred? You need to keep them in diffrent hutches, with their own nest boxes at kindling. Some does will get along just fine (even with young), but this isn't always the case, and one of the rabbits could kill the other. How old are they?
     
  8. MtnCkn

    MtnCkn Out Of The Brooder

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    Just getting information before I do get any.
     
  9. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
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    Now I do not have the does housed together when they are expecting. You never know how the second animal might react..or the matron doe! So yea to be safe they should raise their young in their own pen [​IMG]
     

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