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How to get a rabbit in prime show condition?

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How to get a rabbit in prime show condition?

Post Number:#1  Unread postby Fang-of-fenrir » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:55 pm


Just wondering if anyone has any tips or tricks, especially for rex. Does anyone have a specific feed (i'm from Australia so most of the brands arnt here, I'll be making my own from something similar), or a specific way to groom or anything to get their rabbits looking the best they can? And Is it better to let rabbits get lots of exercise daily?

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Re: How to get a rabbit in prime show condition?

Post Number:#2  Unread postby Nymphadora » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:13 am


Personally I've never had a ton of luck, but here's something I was told when I first started showing:

If they are starting to molt and you want to move it along, feed a teaspoon or 1/2 teaspoon of calf manna or black oil sunflower seeds (you should be able to find those, at least) once a day. The extra fats will help them blow their coats so they're at least done molting sooner.

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