rabbits making me crazy

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rabbits making me crazy

Post Number:#1  Unread postby champange » Mon Jun 08, 2015 2:37 pm

I have 2 champange doe that take 1 out for 4 breeding they always accept the buck so i know there are actually getting breed,but its like if they didnt take they show more sign of being pregnant.for example building nest starting at two weeks after breeding,jumping around the cage with haystach.then when they are actually breed they do nothing they poop in the box eat all the hay up until about five min before they kindle.has anyone else had this same problem.also nest box built into the cage and i always keep ready because i have had them kindle on day 26.i hqve palpate doe but its hit or miss if i feel babies so i cant rely on that and i am new to rabbits

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Re: rabbits making me crazy

Post Number:#2  Unread postby Phacelia » Mon Jun 08, 2015 2:42 pm

Sometimes they show signs of nesting early pretty early.

Sometimes if you put the nest box in too early they start using it as a toilet/lounge area.

If they are using it as a toilet, clean it out and move it to another spot in the cage.

How long has it been since these does were bred?
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