Rabbits getting hot this summer?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Brittanymorgan1986, Jun 28, 2019.

  1. Brittanymorgan1986

    Brittanymorgan1986 Chirping

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    Try using tiles. Easy to clean. They stay cool and rabbits cant bite through it. Plus give those feet a break from wire. Took my buns two days to figure out its cooler on the tiles.
     

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  2. A_Fowl_Guy

    A_Fowl_Guy Pig Whisperer

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    This is a wonderful idea! I have been using frozen water bottles.
     
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  3. Brittanymorgan1986

    Brittanymorgan1986 Chirping

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    Yeah I tried that too. They chew right through them and water goes everywhere. And I couldn't find all the plastic. I'm assuming they ate it. So I took them away for fear the plastic will hurt them internally that is.
     
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  4. Chelsa'sChicks

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    I put a box fan on my horse in the summer when she is in the barn. Its too hot and we do this every year. I make sure the fan is only on one side of her stall incase its too much for her.
     
  5. A_Fowl_Guy

    A_Fowl_Guy Pig Whisperer

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    I use a bit of chicken wire and cover it. Kinda like a sleeve.
     
  6. I need to do that!

    I keep a fan on my rabbits and freeze blocks of ice in (clean) old yogurt or sour cream containers and pop them out and put them in at the hottest part of the day. I don't know if that'd be too messy for some of ya'll, but no chewing through/eating plastic and the water just drips down into the dirt.
     
  7. Brittanymorgan1986

    Brittanymorgan1986 Chirping

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    I also have a box fan going at all times I froze a five gallon storage container of water I set it behind the fan last a good while but I only pulled that out today. Bc I was at work and didnt know how hot it would be.
     
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  8. Fishkeeper

    Fishkeeper Crowing

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    If you don't fill it all the way, you should be able to freeze a glass jar, or one of those thicker plastic ones. Good luck to them chewing through that!
     
  9. Brittanymorgan1986

    Brittanymorgan1986 Chirping

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    Figured something out lol
     

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  10. mike1970

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    I have used small computer fans per rabbit cages works alot
     

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