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Rabbits/why does my rabbit pull out his 'siblings' fur?


about a month ago my rabbit gave birth to six healthy baby . I've kept them together in a cage . three days ago I realized five of the babies had no fur at their back . one of them had pulled out the other's fur . why is this happening ? is it normal for baby bunny to behave like this ?

It is not normal for the bunnies to do that, but it does happen.
1- reason may be they need more space.
Another may be they are needing minerals,  like from a salt spool, or a different commercial rabbit pellet.
Maybe mom is doing it.?
If they are weaned, and eating on their own, i would seperate them ASAP.
good luck.


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Dan Vallo


I have been raising Rabbits for over 25 Years and have raised all the breeds mentioned above along with a few others. I have been a member of the ARBA ( American Rabbit Breeders Accociation) since 1985.I currently have a 1300 sqft barn that is Heated and colled to maintain 7o degrees all year long. We show our rabbits all over The USA and have been in the top ten breeders during the last 5 years in several different breeds.

ARBA. NM State Rabbit and Cavy Breeders, American Checkered Giant Rabbit Club, Southwest Checkered Giant RC, Champagne De` Argent RC, National Polish RC, Sandoval County Livestock commitee.

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I Worked with a vet for several Years.

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top ten rabbit breeder Checkered Giant rabbit club. #1st sweepstake winner Champagne Rabbit club 2007, #10 in 2006 top 15 in 2005,Ranked # 4 in points standings for 2008. Top points standing in New Mexico for Champagne de`Argent & Checkered giant rabbbits past 5 years

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