HELP ! Doe pulling fur excessively after pregnancy.

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My doe just gave birth to kits 2 days back but suddenly today she is again pulling off her fur and excessively this time. Is she getting rid of all her loose belly hair? I am afraid she might hurt herself since her nest is already full of fur.
Please help , should I be concerned?
 

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Some say bunnies can get double pregnancy :( so she might give birth again :(

hopefully you can get your bunnies fixed soon so she wont have to go through this stress again :)
 

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Some say bunnies can get double pregnancy :( so she might give birth again :(

hopefully you can get your bunnies fixed soon so she wont have to go through this stress again :)
Double pregnancy, again for 30 more days! that too so immediately after she just gave birth.

OMG I didn't know that's a thing!🥺
 

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Apparently it might just be! Oh that poor girl, she'll be pretty tired once it's over. Wishing her good luck!
 

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Apparently it might just be! Oh that poor girl, she'll be pretty tired once it's over. Wishing her good luck!
Yeah let's see what happens, I just hope she is just experiencing a false pregnancy 😶
 

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Double pregnancy, again for 30 more days! that too so immediately after she just gave birth.
Oh what I meant about double pregnancy is the bunny getting pregnant again even while still pregnant :( Not sure how true this is,, though :( hopefully it's just a false pregnancy
 

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Rabbits can rarely have babies a few days apart. They have two uterine horns and can have babies in both horns. Usually they all come out the same day, but I have read of very rare instances where one set was born,, then the person was surprised by more babies one or two days later.

Just keep an eye on her. There's a slight possibility a few more babies could show up.
 
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Rabbits can rarely have babies a few days apart. They have two uterine horns and can have babies in both horns. Usually they all come out the same day, but I have read of very rare instances where one set was born,, then the person was surprises by more babies one or two days later.

Just keep an eye on her. There's a slight possibility a few more babies could show up.
My Bernie had 3 babies 26th April last year and 3 babies 28th of April, first three were smaller and colored, the last three were bigger and very same looking blue eyed whites. All babies survived and now are 15 months old.

She had only one contact with a male so. In this photo kits are probably 3 days old, smaller kits are older and white's are maybe in their second day.



Same day photo



This maybe 7-10 days old, still eyes closed



Smaller kits were not weaker or less active, the tiniest one in first pics, name's Bernardo, he's got one or two extra feedings on Bernie's belly and he is a very active rabbit, he is still smallest of them but I think it was just because they are not purebred and she managed somehow to produce two very different batches same time. The white ones look absolutely same very pretty. Smaller ones are fantastic rabbits and they mostly inherited their father's character, very good rabbits, white ones were more mean to other rabbits.

Here's Bernie and Harley, you can see her in pics above



Harley is 10 months in this photo, it was taken during the bonding process in the cage as you see in first photo of them both



Harley is a beauty, she looks fat but it's just her gorgeous hair, she's like my therapy rabbit :)
 

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Rabbits can rarely have babies a few days apart. They have two uterine horns and can have babies in both horns. Usually they all come out the same day, but I have read of very rare instances where one set was born,, then the person was surprises by more babies one or two days later.

Just keep an eye on her. There's a slight possibility a few more babies could show up.
Yeah I've been watching her closely. It's 5 th day after her pregnancy. Though she doesn't have that cranky nature anymore but her stomach still looks a lil expanded to me.Hoping she gets over this soon.
 

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My Bernie had 3 babies 26th April last year and 3 babies 28th of April, first three were smaller and colored, the last three were bigger and very same looking blue eyed whites. All babies survived and now are 15 months old.

She had only one contact with a male so. In this photo kits are probably 3 days old, smaller kits are older and white's are maybe in their second day.



Same day photo



This maybe 7-10 days old, still eyes closed



Smaller kits were not weaker or less active, the tiniest one in first pics, name's Bernardo, he's got one or two extra feedings on Bernie's belly and he is a very active rabbit, he is still smallest of them but I think it was just because they are not purebred and she managed somehow to produce two very different batches same time. The white ones look absolutely same very pretty. Smaller ones are fantastic rabbits and they mostly inherited their father's character, very good rabbits, white ones were more mean to other rabbits.

Here's Bernie and Harley, you can see her in pics above



Harley is 10 months in this photo, it was taken during the bonding process in the cage as you see in first photo of them both



Harley is a beauty, she looks fat but it's just her gorgeous hair, she's like my therapy rabbit :)
Yeah my bunny too gave birth to just 2 kits that too are so tiny like even smaller than a usual litter. I was afraid that would they even survive or not but they're doing well. Their mother is talking full care of them ☺That's was I was shocked when the litter was so small and so few
 

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My Bernie had 3 babies 26th April last year and 3 babies 28th of April, first three were smaller and colored, the last three were bigger and very same looking blue eyed whites. All babies survived and now are 15 months old.

She had only one contact with a male so. In this photo kits are probably 3 days old, smaller kits are older and white's are maybe in their second day.



Smaller kits were not weaker or less active, the tiniest one in first pics, name's Bernardo, he's got one or two extra feedings on Bernie's belly and he is a very active rabbit, he is still smallest of them but I think it was just because they are not purebred and she managed somehow to produce two very different batches same time. The white ones look absolutely same very pretty. Smaller ones are fantastic rabbits and they mostly inherited their father's character, very good rabbits, white ones were more mean to other rabbits.

Well there you go! It's amazing what a difference a couple of extra days in the mom's belly can make with their growth.
 

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Harley is gorgeous!! 😍 I love that coloring! My very first rabbit had that coloring.
 

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We had a few does who would pull fur at kindling and then pull more a few days later for extra measure lol. We didn’t try to stop them. We just took out the extra fur and saved it for when we had a doe who didn’t pull fur. Also, some does will pull so much fur from their belly and hips they look bald...just depends on the doe.
 
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