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my rabbits in the snow UPDATED PICS PAGE 4

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by LCwilson, Jan 6, 2010.

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  1. LCwilson

    LCwilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. chinbunny

    chinbunny In a hutch

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    nice pictures but I hope your rabbits don't end up getting frostbite in their ears from being allowed to run around out in the snow. Plus letting them roam around in chicken poo is not cool. Hopefully both the chickens and rabits are treated for coccidia, and they are not eating ach others feed. Not trying to start something, but just saying..
     
  3. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    omg lovin the photo!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    they are SO cute... [​IMG]

    note to self "I must not want bunnies... I must not want bunnies... I must not ..."
     
  5. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    awww! glad they enjoyed it!
     
  6. LCwilson

    LCwilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i treat all my animals.
    i hope they dont get frostbite also but they have a shelter to go into if they choose.
    i throw them rabbit pellets but i also give them birdseed.
     
  7. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If they were mine I'd be a little more proactive about preventing it rather than just hoping. The birdseed also isn't good for them-they're really not designed to eat and digest it, and there's a good chance you'll end up with some GI issues if you keep feeding it. They seem to be enjoying the snow, though.
     
  8. chinbunny

    chinbunny In a hutch

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    Quote:If they were mine I'd be a little more proactive about preventing it rather than just hoping. The birdseed also isn't good for them-they're really not designed to eat and digest it, and there's a good chance you'll end up with some GI issues if you keep feeding it. They seem to be enjoying the snow, though.

    Same here. Thats why I expressed some concerns. But they are your rabbits.. I would never feed mine bird seed either. They make whole grain conditioners for rabbits that are good for them.
     
  9. LCwilson

    LCwilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    please close this topic moderators.
     
  10. dbunni

    dbunni Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Birdseed, in moderation, is fine for rabbits. If it was not the Angora rabbit industry would be in a lot of trouble. Mine ... the rabbitry is a nice sized Angora rabbitry and one of the top in the country ... get various seeds with each meal. It is built in from the day they can eat with mommy. Bird seeds not only provide nutrients for the animals, but roughage to keep the wool/fur from building up in the intestional tract. My formula was built off of the top rabbitry's many years ago. Rabbits in the wild are foragers. They eat seeds, grasses, anything that is in the ground area...even tree bark. Check your trees in the spring for the tell-tale signs of rabbits around the trunk! As with all things we feed, it is the amount. All things in moderation and noting overdone at first.
     
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