Rabbit Surprise!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Cargo, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. Cargo

    Cargo Songster

    Sep 28, 2010
    Farmington, NM
    I ended up with a bit of a surprise Saturday morning.
    We just got our first rabbits on Monday.

    Saturday, I was sleeping in. DW came in and said she was worried about one of our new rabbits. "There is fur all over the cage!" (she had not dome any reading about them yet.)
    I shot out of bed and stumbled into the garage in my pajamas. I was not ready!
    Lucky for me I had a bit of floor wire left over from building my 6 hole hutch. I quickly put together a nesting box and stuffed it with shavings and hay.
    Within 30 min the doe, now named "Momma" kindled a nice litter of 5.

    I was just in time. Wheew.
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2010
  2. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

    Nov 6, 2009
  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Songster

    Sep 11, 2010
    At least one of you knew what was going to happen! I bet your wife looked at you like you are insane! [​IMG] What breed are they?
  4. Cargo

    Cargo Songster

    Sep 28, 2010
    Farmington, NM
    I have a NZ Buck, NZ Doe, and 3 unknown does.

    Momma is one of the unknown does. This litter is probably from her brother.
    I cot those 3 from a young girl. They were in separate hutches when I picked them up. But who knows.
    They are about 7.5 lb at 8 months. I will try to get some good pics later.
    1 Albino "Ms. Muffet", "Momma" is almost black with brown tips and "Chinchy" is like a brown chinchilla.

    Buck us Optimus Prime, and NZ doe is Jazmin.

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