Pregnant doe not eating cecal poops

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Laurenxah

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Hi there! I’m looking for a bit of advice regarding my doe. I believe she’s pregnant and at around day 26. The last few days she’s leaving quite a lot of cecal poops. I haven’t changed anything in her diet, she has unlimited timothy hay and her portion of pellets in the morning. Obviously being pregnant, I dont plan on cutting down her pellets as they’re important.
So basically I’m just wondering if it’s a normal thing for her to be doing, and if anyone has any similar experience with a pregnant doe. She is doing normal poos aswell, but the majority of them are cecals that she isnt interested in eating.
I’d like to think I’ve researched rabbit pregnancies quite a lot, but this is something I havent come across anything about these poops.

TIA x
 

Preitler

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Hm, maybe she can't get down there because of belly size...
Never noticed it with mine, but i didn't look out for it.
I don't think that matters much if it's just for a few days, and I even would give more pellets than normal if she isn't fat.
 

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Syringe feed veg baby food if you get worried about her weight, it gets things moving and keeps food in her system, let us know when she kindles!
 

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hormones can cause them to create an excess of cecals. Don't worry if they don't eat them all, they eat what they need. Pregnancy belly can make things a bit more of a challenge as well.
 
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