Pregnant bunnies

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by into_my_web, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. into_my_web

    into_my_web Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe I have two pregnant bunnies and I was wondering if I was able to keep them together because I know you can keep pregnant rats together.
    Also, I don't want to hear anything about neutering and such, I would just like an answer.
    Thanks:)
     
  2. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldnt recommend it because some does gets aggressive when the get ready to have babies i would try to seperate them and get them their own box to kindle in. Just my 2 cents worth
     
  3. into_my_web

    into_my_web Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, but would I need to keep them in separate rooms or anything?
    I realize the males will need to be kept in separate rooms.
     
  4. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can be kept in the same room, but in separate cages.
     
  5. into_my_web

    into_my_web Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, thank you for the help [​IMG]
     
  6. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the does,
    have they been together from the day you got them?
    Are they siblings?
    Some does will allow a cage mate who is pregnant to stay with them in the same cage, I have seen this work, the only down fall is over feeding of the kits.
    both mothers have the instinct to feed usually resulting in milk poisoning.( too much milk and no where for it to go before its expelled).
    It works for some but not for others.best bet would be to put them in sperate cages to kindle, and bear in mind once they are seperated for this they may never be able to be put back in the same cage again.
     

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