Baby rabbit- attached placenta

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Kimberley

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My doe has just had babies and one of them still has the placenta attached. Do I cut it off or will it fall off on its own?
 

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A bit late for the response, but if anybody else is reading this and has the same question, you should cut it off, but not close to the body (leave maybe 1/2"-1" of umbilical). Usually the does will eat the placenta off; if they don't it is often a sign of stress or difficulty during birthing.
 

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