Rabbits!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by PoultryPower, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. They're sooo cute!

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    27.5%
  2. They're friendly!

    19 vote(s)
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  3. They're entertaining!

    40 vote(s)
    21.2%
  4. They've cast me under their fluffy spell!

    78 vote(s)
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  1. BunnyLover44

    BunnyLover44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it is soooooooooooooooooooo cute!
     
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!

    So, my dad raises rabbits primarily for meat, but since I'm a teenage girl and couldn't keep myself from falling in love with the fuzzy babies, I convinced him to let me take a weaned one home (my parents are divorced, so I only see him on weekends). After I got the New Zealand White home, my mom and I discovered it was a boy, and decided that we'd get a female so we could also breed our own meat rabbits, even though I have them mainly for pets. The female I had gotten off craigslist is half Dutch and Half New Zealand, but she came from a very dirty environment where they didn't have nearly enough water, and all of them were very malnourished. Now that she's here, with a clean cage, clean water, and good food, she doesn't know what to do with herself. She doesn't eat alfalfa pellets, won't eat vegetables, and attacks me every time that I go to touch her. She was around four and a half pounds when I brought her home, but now she's just under three pounds.

    Is there anything I can do to put some weight on her?
    Is she sick?
    Is there a way to make her friendly, or is that just how she will be?

    My mom and I were thinking maybe she had a type of worm, but I have no idea how to find out. Anyone had any input on this situation, please, tell me what I can do. I'm really worried about her. Thanks :D
     
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  3. ChirpChickens1

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    Haha yah that's Sasquatch she's huge
     
  4. sweetheart84

    sweetheart84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] my newest addition is ms snowbell
     
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  5. sweetheart84

    sweetheart84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]. Biggin is now a lil over a month and already weighs 2 pounds
     
  6. BunnyLover44

    BunnyLover44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he looks like his is comfortable in his bed
     
  7. sweetheart84

    sweetheart84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He
    loves his bed lol but he also likes to sleep in his food dish.
     
  8. ShadyGroveFarm1

    ShadyGroveFarm1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not trying to be a control freak, but you might not want to let him do that. You don't want him getting into a habit of pooping or peeing in his food and spoiling it
     
  9. sweetheart84

    sweetheart84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
     
  10. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 my kits did that now their grown their food dish is higher up to make sure they can't do that its a health concern sorry just trying to be helpful the cutest things aren't always the healthiest.


    Hello I have two bunny mixes both male brothers raised them since they were seven weeks old tiny little things they were! Now they are both about 2-4 lbs dwarf rabbits.They have lionhead,angora,& a few other breeds.Lately I have had a problem with barbering so with help from another bycer I am pretty sure it was due to boredom they don't have a lot to play with in their hutch for its kinda small so I'm going to get them a bigger hutch and some toys :)
     

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