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Post Number:#1  Unread postby bubba man » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:37 am


ok i got these 2 rabbits about 2 months ago the lady said they were 2 girls well i`m having coffee back there this mornin and i look at the hutch and ABIGAIL IS DOIN IT TO MATILDA now what - can a female have male thoughts - will i have babies - what do i make of it ??

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Re: shocking discovery

Post Number:#2  Unread postby michaels4gardens » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:59 am


If were you... I would go and check and see what sex they are..
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Post Number:#3  Unread postby Preitler » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:04 pm


Well, yes, does do hump each other, that's a dominance thing, they do it to establish and maintaining the pecking order.

Check their genders anyway, it's so common that rabbits get missexed even by experienced people :roll: that there's always the possibility that one isn't what it's supposed to be.

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Post Number:#4  Unread postby bubba man » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:31 pm


ok that`s fine but how do i check the sex ?????

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Post Number:#5  Unread postby MaggieJ » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:02 pm


Turn each of them over and look at the genitals. A sexually mature buck has rather obvious testicles.

There's a fairly good picture here:
https://lafeber.com/vet/rabbit-reproduction-basics/
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Post Number:#6  Unread postby a7736100 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:21 pm


I have a pair of does in a cage and one routinely hump the other who just takes it.

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Post Number:#7  Unread postby countitjoy5 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:21 pm


Preitler wrote:Well, yes, does do hump each other, that's a dominance thing, they do it to establish and maintaining the pecking order.

Check their genders anyway, it's so common that rabbits get missexed even by experienced people :roll: that there's always the possibility that one isn't what it's supposed to be.


more like humping order
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Post Number:#8  Unread postby golden rabbitry » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:46 pm


One of my does always mounts when shes in heat to show the other what she wants

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