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    Preitler reacted to MaggieJ's post in the thread Culling aggressive doe with Like Like.
    Some rabbits are pets and some are livestock. It's important to make that distinction. Eating rabbit is no different from eating chicken...
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    I'm not sure I understand the purpose of that question. If it's for keeping the pelt, yes, I'm pretty sure the fur would come off - and...
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    Preitler reacted to MaggieJ's post in the thread Skin and teeth problems! Help!!!! with Like Like.
    That's the thing ... you can't be "too busy" to attend to the needs of a helpless pet who depends on you. You just can't. I suggest you...
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    Preitler reacted to eco2pia's post in the thread Skin and teeth problems! Help!!!! with Like Like.
    So, if he is 3 months old, he is not old enough to have that much tooth over growth from just needing to chew some wood. That is indeed...
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    Which feed? If pellets, you can try a J-style feeder . With hay racks, I'm at a loss myself :D
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    Preitler replied to the thread winter water.
    I use electric silicone heating pads, 10W/12V, under their ceramic crocks, connected to an adjustable power supply. Most times 3-5W are...
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    Yes, I too have mother-daughter pairs. I keep doelings with the dams for 5-6 months, and watch them closly who gets along best with the...
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    Preitler reacted to eco2pia's post in the thread Hutch division/sharing questions with Like Like.
    The mother daughter or sister pairs are the best. They typically wont hurt kits regardless, in my experience, but territorial does will...
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    Preitler replied to the thread When to remove the nest box?.
    It's not frowned upon, but it isn't the most easy way to raise rabbits, needs more space than two minimum cages, and one has to like to...
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    That youtube info is not just nonsense, but, in my humble opinion, conterproductive and basicly BS. Slowing their guts down by not...
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    Preitler reacted to arachyd's post in the thread Housing females/male close with Like Like.
    I agree with not putting them too closely side-by-side. They can actually breed through the wire. As for underneath, I had a buck that...
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    Preitler replied to the thread Housing females/male close.
    Lol, that's spot on :D I had to add a second layer of wire to the does hutches, buck kept sticking his nose in and got bitten, by now I...
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    Preitler replied to the thread Clump of hair.
    6 months? Nope, they don't always wait that long. Youngest accidentially pregnant doeling I had kindled before she was full 5 months -...
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    I keep my does in 2 pairs, because they are social animals and I only see benefits. My pairs are mother-daughter pairs, for that I keep...
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    Preitler replied to the thread Clump of hair.
    How old are they? Just one tuft of hair can be from moulting, some dominance humping or the real thing, quite some possibilities. If...
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