Baby bunnies balding?

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GBov

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One of my litters - about 4 weeks old - started with bald patches on a few heads but now has spread to one of them having most of the fur gone on its sides as well and more being bald.

I suspect they are either sucking on each other or the mum is doing extra grooming but I am not sure, it's a new one to me.

Any ideas on what's going on and how to stop it?
 

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It's genetic balding. You see it a lot in rex furred rabbits, especially velveteen lops. It will usually grow back within a couple weeks. Look up "astrex" if you are curious about it, this balding pattern you see a lot in astrex carrier lines (but it does not necessarily mean they will grow up to have astrex fur). http://countrycoverabbitry.weebly.com/t ... -gene.html
 

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SableSteel":10ayo1i7 said:
It's genetic balding. You see it a lot in rex furred rabbits, especially velveteen lops. It will usually grow back within a couple weeks. Look up "astrex" if you are curious about it, this balding pattern you see a lot in astrex carrier lines (but it does not necessarily mean they will grow up to have astrex fur). http://countrycoverabbitry.weebly.com/t ... -gene.html

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