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Hello, can someone please help me.
My white females was nesting yesterday and today her genitals look like this.
Is this normal? Has she given birth?
She has a burrow so I can't see.
Overall she is active and jumping around.

Thanks for your help.
 

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If she isn't about to do so, yes, I would think she gave birth. Normally I can see traces of blood for quite some time on a white rabbit that gave birth, but their cleaning habbits differ.

I had litters in tunnels happen, I do not let them stay there, because of predators, checking and socialising. Moving the nest isn't without issues, but can be done. For now I would try to not stress her, either wait 1-2 days while giving her access to the tunnel 24/7, or move the nest right away. If you do I would try to not be anywhere near the nest close to dusk or dawn to not interfere with feeding, it can be quite some work to dig up a nest savely (I had others that were just at arm's lenght and I could just reach in)

If it's save where it is and you decide to keep it in that place you'll start to see pretty shy kits in 3-4 weeks, which will need more effort to get them used to being handled.
 
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Coming back to this - Snowball wasn't pregnant in the end, she had been severely bitten by another female which was sick.
I had 10 bunnies and now I only have 3 😥
They have all died. Deviated
I had sold a whole litter to someone who's bunnies had all died from Calicivirus but then I took one back to sell to another person who wanted one of the babies. I believe that Bunnie brought the Calicivirus to my home and whipped out all my bunnies.. 7 in the last 2 weeks and 8 babies because my oldest female Stormie died too while she had a litter in a burrow, which I saved but they didn't survive sadly.
What should I do now? Will my last 3 die?
Should I wait several months before starting again?
 
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If she isn't about to do so, yes, I would think she gave birth. Normally I can see traces of blood for quite some time on a white rabbit that gave birth, but their cleaning habbits differ.

I had litters in tunnels happen, I do not let them stay there, because of predators, checking and socialising. Moving the nest isn't without issues, but can be done. For now I would try to not stress her, either wait 1-2 days while giving her access to the tunnel 24/7, or move the nest right away. If you do I would try to not be anywhere near the nest close to dusk or dawn to not interfere with feeding, it can be quite some work to dig up a nest savely (I had others that were just at arm's lenght and I could just reach in)

If it's save where it is and you decide to keep it in that place you'll start to see pretty shy kits in 3-4 weeks, which will need more effort to get them used to being handled.
Coming back to this - Snowball wasn't pregnant in the end, she had been severely bitten by another female which was sick.
I had 10 bunnies and now I only have 3 😥
They have all died. Deviated
I had sold a whole litter to someone who's bunnies had all died from Calicivirus but then I took one back to sell to another person who wanted one of the babies. I believe that Bunnie brought the Calicivirus to my home and whipped out all my bunnies.. 7 in the last 2 weeks and 8 babies because my oldest female Stormie died too while she had a litter in a burrow, which I saved but they didn't survive sadly.
What should I do now? Will my last 3 die?
Should I wait several months before starting again?
 

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I'm so sorry. Unfortunately this is a very contagious and deadly rabbit virus. It can last in the environment for several months, so any new rabbits brought in are likely to contract it and die, and also it can be spread by anything and anyone carrying it out of the affected area(eg. tracked on shoes and clothing).

For your rabbits that are still alive, I would suggest contacting a knowledgeable rabbit vet and explain your situation and ask for advice. I'm not sure how your country works regarding this disease, but they may require testing be done to verify if calicivirus it the actual cause of death. If any of your remaining rabbits survive this, I would suggest discussing vaccination of your rabbits, with your vet. Also, I would strongly urge you not have any contact with anyone with rabbits or with any other rabbits for at least a year, as you could very well transfer the virus to the rabbits.


 

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If they were vaccinated with enough time to build their immunity before coming to your place, that is really the only way that could possibly work besides waiting. Though be aware, that though the vaccination is fairly effective, it's not absolute. So there will still be a minimal risk. And if it doesn't cover all strains currently spread through your country, that increases the risk.

This is only concerning pet rabbits that won't have contact with any other rabbits, and not regarding a breeding situation, which it wouldn't work for.
 
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Ok thank you.
I have no rabbits now as they all died sadly.
I have now disinfected all hutches, grass, patios, pavers, inside house, couches, all feeding and drinking, absolutely everything so hopefully with now vaccinating against the Calicivirus I will never see deaths again, that's if it was this virus
Such a hidden virus and deadly, so so sad 😢
 
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Now that I know my bunnies have died from a virus, I wish I never buried them in my front garden.
I have disinfected all lawns, hatches, patio, etc but will my new bunnies be able to roam the front garden again and if so how long should I wait?
 

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If your bunnies were ever indoors, make sure to also disinfect the inside of your house and any clothes worn, items used, etc.

So sorry for your loss😞
 
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If your bunnies were ever indoors, make sure to also disinfect the inside of your house and any clothes worn, items used, etc.

So sorry for your loss😞
Thanks you..
So so sad to loose my bunnies, some I had for years.
New bunnies are indoor for the time being...
I will put them outside in about a month, maybe I'll add fly screen mesh to the hutches.
I spray disinfectant all the time now 😂 my house smells like a hospital
 

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