rabbit kit question

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by laurab852, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. laurab852

    laurab852 New Egg

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    while we have been breeding rabbits for several years, we have never had a mom die. I now have 4 31day old kits with no mom. Can they make it on feed alone? We usually pull them at 6 weeks, so will the 2 weeks be to long with no mother?
     
  2. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    I would think they would be OK if they are eating. You might put a little Calf Manna with their pellets. There used to be a product made for orphan foals called Foal Lac or somesuch. It was a pelleted feed and one of its main ingredients was dried milk. You might see if it is available or maybe put a little powdered milk with the pellets.
     

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