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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#76  Unread postby Susie570 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:11 am


Go, momma rabbits!
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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#77  Unread postby WhWRabbitry » Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:24 pm


Two does haystaching this evening!

Go Violet & Miss Maggie!
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Post Number:#78  Unread postby Susie570 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:47 pm


So cute!! Didn't know you were working on harlis! :D
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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#79  Unread postby WhWRabbitry » Mon Apr 27, 2015 11:07 am


Syberchick70 wrote:So cute!! Didn't know you were working on harlis! :D


In our pet quality line we use this Japanese Harlequin Mini Lop doe "Violet" bred to a lightly marked Tri Color "Thomas". They have the sweetest babies that make for great pets.
No kits yet today!

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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#80  Unread postby funnies50 » Tue May 05, 2015 1:04 am


Aww, these are all so cute :D :D It's so funny to see the momma bunnies holding whole bales in their mouths. Good luck with the litters, everybunny :lol:
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Post Number:#81  Unread postby owlsfriend » Fri May 29, 2015 2:09 pm


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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#82  Unread postby TF3 » Sat May 30, 2015 5:17 pm


Yay!
This is our second litter (I say 'our' but really Clover does all the heavy lifting!)-- the first was Clover's first and she was an amazing mama to 10, all weaned.
Today is day 27 and I was going to give her the Nestbox tomorrow.
At evening feed she was racing about trying to tell me something... I fed her hay and she made a hole in the middle of the pike and started haystaching :lol:
I guess it is almost time!
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Now if only the doe I bought bred, in case we need a foster mom (who is at day 29) would show some sign of pregnancy :x
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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#83  Unread postby FourRingCircus » Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:46 pm


I really didn't think breeding was successful with this doe, but this morning when I went to check on the one that kindled last night she had 4 pitiful pieces of hay in her mouth bouncing from corner to corner with it... I put a nest box in and borrowed some material from the doe next door. She happily got started getting things situated...

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Post Number:#84  Unread postby TF3 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:21 pm


Yay!
My little (well 7 lb) Rex cross doe that bought bred (and she wasn't) met me with the sweetest little haystache shoved right in my face tonight (her cage is at eye level). She is so shy and never initiates (or accepts!) any contact, so she surprised me!
Tomorrow is day 29.
I bred her to my junior Cali buck.
No photo but sharing because I am excited!
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Post Number:#85  Unread postby WhWRabbitry » Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:24 am


I was so pleased to see this Tuesday evening! She was not preparing her nest as early as she usually does and I thought she was not pregnant this time around.
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Photos of the litter that just arrived being added in the new litter thread! :D :bunnyhop:

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Happy to see our Mini Lop, Lily, haystaching this morning! :bunnyhop:
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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#86  Unread postby karebru » Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:11 pm


Good thing I kept track of the date. On Oct. 11th we had our first fall-off. I wasn't convinced, but... maybe.
This is our first time breeding, so we'll see.
Yesterday morning, I noticed that a small amount of Aja's feed grass was in a faint circular pattern in the back corner of her cage. I filled her nest, gave it to her, and she pulled everything out and piled it outside the box. This morning, I moved the box to where I saw the circle. She's working again this evening. I hope she figures it out and doesn't kindle on the wire. We're still in the 70s at night, so maybe it would be okay?
...I'm not sure what the plan is. She made a little pile in front of her feeder. :popcorn:

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Post Number:#87  Unread postby Easy Ears » Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:42 pm


These pictures were from a while ago, but so adorable I had to share! :D
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Showing off her handy work....oops, she got in he way! :lol:

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Post Number:#88  Unread postby JJCRabbitry » Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:26 pm


This is my Flemish Giant doe, Shirley. As far as we know, she was never bred, but she was with our buck. We observed the entire time, and we didn't see him "fall off" She either thinks she's pregnant, or he got her and we weren't aware. This would be her first litter. We can both ( My husband and I) feel something, so hopefully she's actually pregnant. :)
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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#89  Unread postby FourRingCircus » Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:41 pm


JJCRabbitry wrote:This is my Flemish Giant doe, Shirley. As far as we know, she was never bred, but she was with our buck. We observed the entire time, and we didn't see him "fall off" She either thinks she's pregnant, or he got her and we weren't aware. This would be her first litter. We can both ( My husband and I) feel something, so hopefully she's actually pregnant. :)


Congrats! Here's hoping for the best!! I know from personal experience that they can most definitely get pregnant without an obvious fall off or even lift! I watched two of mine, and it was obvious she never even lifted (the cages were higher so I could see everything going on from below). I didn't think it was even possible, but then as I was checking on the two other nesting does that were bred at the same time I saw her with a mouthful of hay! 5 wiggly babies were born soon after.

What day is she on?
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Re: The Haystache thread!!

Post Number:#90  Unread postby JJCRabbitry » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:31 pm


heritage wrote:
JJCRabbitry wrote:This is my Flemish Giant doe, Shirley. As far as we know, she was never bred, but she was with our buck. We observed the entire time, and we didn't see him "fall off" She either thinks she's pregnant, or he got her and we weren't aware. This would be her first litter. We can both ( My husband and I) feel something, so hopefully she's actually pregnant. :)


Congrats! Here's hoping for the best!! I know from personal experience that they can most definitely get pregnant without an obvious fall off or even lift! I watched two of mine, and it was obvious she never even lifted (the cages were higher so I could see everything going on from below). I didn't think it was even possible, but then as I was checking on the two other nesting does that were bred at the same time I saw her with a mouthful of hay! 5 wiggly babies were born soon after.

What day is she on?



She is on 28, and we thought he may have bred her, but he just kind of slid to one side, so we weren't sure. Her sister has already has a litter, so she needs to get her butt moving. Either way, it's exciting to see nest making, even if it doesn't amount to anything. :)

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My husband walked out to this girl this morning. Her name is Helena, and she is one of my mix breed rescues. Hoping she will have kits, but i'm doubtful. She's one of residents here, and she will have a forever home with us.
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