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    Does this sound big enough??

    you can add a piece of shelving, cut down to size, grid shelving would work better, zip tie to the edges of the cage.
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    Newborn rabbits!!!!

    you can sex them the first few days by looking at the distance from the anus to the private area, the holes that are really close=female, further apart=male (takes practice, I am right about 80% of the time now though) but you will not know for sure until about 5 weeks of age, sometimes later...
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    Does this sound big enough??

    I am gonna chime in, even though I know most of you will disagree. 36x24 is plenty big enough for your rabbit ESPECIALLY since you are giving it so much free time outside the cage. your rabbit(based on the breeds) should not reach more than 3.5lbs. your giving it plenty of space to roam. that is...
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    Bunny spinal injury care??

    I am very sorry that you are in this predicament, I know it is hard, I had one of my very favorite rabbits named hershey (one of my original breeders) problem is hershey liked to do backflips in his cage and I came home to a sobbing wife and a paralyzed bunny which I had to put down myself, it...
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    Bunny spinal injury care??

    yes that is is a nice way of putting it, and technically you are right to cull is to remove from the herd and we have many options on how to cull, ie put down, sell as pets, process, but for sake of argument when discussing an injured animal and one says to cull, it means to end its suffering. I...
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    Bunny spinal injury care??

    culling, euthanasia,putting down, putting to sleep. Does not matter how you say it, it ends up in the same place, what DOES matter is the quality of life for that rabbit, whether you are a pet owner, breeder, into showing, Your first concern should always be your animal. As a breeder I do look...
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    Bunny spinal injury care??

    rabbits have very sensitive spines, and typically do not heal very well. How did the injury happen, and have you considered culling the rabbit. Quality of life should start to come into play, you said it has been 6 weeks already?? This is not a good sign.
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    Sick Rabbit Stasis Please Help ASAP

    If you can't take her to the vet, (I understand it is very expensive) you should be prepared to cull your rabbit if need be. No animal should have to suffer. I agree no fruits or carrots its equivalent to candy, hay water and small amounts of dark greens. Good luck
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    Rabbits Losing Weight?

    alfalfa is just fine for rabbits, especially if they are working rabbits. You can tell when they get too much by their urine. I would go ahead and let them munch on it. You can also do an all natural de-worming just in case. Feed a teaspoon of pumpkin seeds per rabbit per day for 14 days along...
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    3 Week Baby w/ Eye Infection

    I also agree it may be a defect as well, I had the same issue with one of my flemish, she could not get better and at 6 weeks was just getting worse, she was the only rabbit out of 4 litters that had this issue, I ended up culling the the rabbit so as not to keep passing the defect along. This...
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    Torn ear, don't know what to do

    so basically he super glued your rabbit! LOL tissue adhesive.
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    Torn ear, don't know what to do

    shave the area, sanitize and superglue(new bottle very important) a lot of people don't realize super glue was used during the war to keep wounds closed until further medical attention could be administered. All a vet could do is stitch anyway. Front and back off the ear. Hold it together put on...
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    Sheds, Cages & buns! Advise needed please :)

    1 square foot per lb is not too small and is what is approved by the federal government for rabbittrys, could you go bigger of course but I am not sure where you are getting your numbers for minimums of 60 square feet & 4 hours of playtime? 60 square feet, that's a 10 x 6 cage. Lol
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    Eating chunks of his hair

    protein deficiency, give alfalfa. He is getting plenty of fiber from the timothy.
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    Sheds, Cages & buns! Advise needed please :)

    your rabbits will do just fine outside, cold does not bother them, but a draft will. Make sure your hutch has wind protection during winter/ shade during summer. As far as cage sizes, they do not have to be big, most people go too large and fancy. An all wire cage with a resting board works just...
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