What Rabbits Do You Have? Show Off Your Rabbits Here!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by shadow rabbit10, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. Holland Lop

    106 vote(s)
    21.1%
  2. English Spot

    14 vote(s)
    2.8%
  3. American Fuzzy Lop

    11 vote(s)
    2.2%
  4. Mini Rex/Rex

    107 vote(s)
    21.3%
  5. New Zealand

    94 vote(s)
    18.7%
  6. Polish

    13 vote(s)
    2.6%
  7. English Lop

    31 vote(s)
    6.2%
  8. Mini Satins/Satins

    14 vote(s)
    2.8%
  9. Lionhead

    112 vote(s)
    22.3%
  1. PoultryPower

    PoultryPower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What should I do for a inner ear infection? I think my Holland Lop may have one.
    She shakes her head a lot and scratches her ears.
    I've checked her ears for mites, but they look very clean. Could just be too early to see?
     
  2. abmaddox1981

    abmaddox1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try www.raisingrabbitsformeat.com She has some great advice, I signed up forthe newsletter and get all kinds of helpful information.
     
  3. llmjdd

    llmjdd Out Of The Brooder

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    100% vet only my friends.
    Rabbits are notorious for teeth, ear and eye problems and by nature hide all symptoms. So if you are seeing symptoms it really is bad already. So ASAP to the vets!!!! :(
     
  4. yankeehill

    yankeehill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have chocolates in the nest box!!! I'm SO happy! I breed Silver Foxes, and back in January, my husband brought me a doe and buck from PA....I was on pins and needles waiting for this litter!! Such pretty creatures! I cannot wait to see how they grow out for me!
     
  5. DairyGoatz

    DairyGoatz Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the link, very helpful and signed up for the newsletter even though I don't raise rabbits for meat still very insightful.
     
  6. redrstr29

    redrstr29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I got my NZ they arent broken lol...I got 2 white NZ does and they were bred...so lets cross all our finger for KITS...Panda was being stubborn and wouldnt raise for the buck!!!! DAngnabbit!! But the ones I got are sooooooo pretty white with red eyes!! YAY i'll post pics tommorrow afterwork!! so happy....



    DO you like the furminator?? lol I told you it was expensive lol!!

    My Flemish eats dandelions, grass, crab grass, parsley (only feed when not preg) clover, vetch, celery, tall blue grass...almpost anything that website is awesome!!
     
  7. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's never too early with rabbits. When they show symptoms, the issue is getting bad, or is at its worst stage. Like llmjdd said, they are very good at hiding their symptoms. Inner ear infections are caused when an outer ear infection goes unnoticed and migrates to the inner ear, or from a middle ear infection which is caused by a respiratory issue. Inner ear is the most serious ear infection and must be treated with lots of antibiotics and treatment can last a long time. You must see a vet to determine the severity of the infection, and to obtain the proper medications for treatment. Any ear infection in rabbits can cause serious issues down the road such as loss of hearing., thus it is critical that you treat the problem as soon as you find it.
     
  8. PrimroseMom1

    PrimroseMom1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The rabbit that just had a litter had a rough coat. My granddaughter combed her with ther firminator this morning and said her fur was as soft as the baby fur! It still looks nappy, it'll take time to grow out evenly, but we love the nator. It's on sale right now at PetSmart. Thanks for the tip.
     
  9. PoultryPower

    PoultryPower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a way, other than a vet visit, for me to tell if she has an ear infection or not?
    She just seems to be scratching and cleaning her ears a lot and she shakes her head occasionally. Which sounds like either ear mites or an ear infection. Since her ears look so clean, I don't think it's ear mites.
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2013
  10. redrstr29

    redrstr29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no problem I love it I use it for my Bengal cat ....
     

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