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Rabbit nesting box - what size?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Bleenie, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I was wondering how big a nesting box for a rabbit had to be?

    she is a medium mixed breed (6lbs)

    I currently have a pattern drawn out that is
    10" wide
    10" high in the back
    2" high in the front
    18" long
    5" long (roof)


    is it too big or would it work fine?

    it's made of Pine(raw), some extra shelf boards i had laying around.
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2010
  2. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    A standard size nest box for medium-sized rabbits is 16 L × 10 1/2 H × 10 W
    Yours should work fine
     
  3. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    I would make it more than 2" high in the front though...maybe 6" Those babies can really jump around, right from birth
     

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