Runt or peanut?

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Hazel749

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Is this a peanut or just a runt of the litter?

its tiny. Some others are smaller compared to this black one but this one is by far the smallest.

Mini lop breed
 

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It's just a runt. Best way to tell a peanut is by looking at the ears, not size. Peanut have tiny, triangular ears. This kit has normal ears. In the US, mini lops don't have the dwarf gene. They do in the UK and australia however
 

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Thanks.
I did think runt as he does use his/her back legs.
Iv gave him a couple of extra feeds today so
Fingers crossed for him
 

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He/she is still here and doing well. Still half the size of the others and such a beautiful colour. Only one in the litter this colour too. I’m getting attached!
 

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Here’s the little runt at 4 weeks old.
 

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The easiest way to tell the difference is the ears and forehead. If the ears are small, pointed, and set far back, and the forehead is large and the eyes bulging. The picture you posted shows the forehead but the ears look normal and not pointed, hopefully not a fader!
 

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