How long to rest buck before next mating

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My experience with having a buck mate two days in a row (different does) has so far led to the first mated doe delivering a full litter but the other doe - the one mated with the same buck the next day - is either no litter or maybe 1-2 kits. Is there a rule for how long to rest a buck between mating again?
 
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It sort of depends on the buck, but we had mixed success using one buck with a different doe back to back, especially in warm weather, so we generally waited a few days before we used the same buck again. Another factor is age as the younger bucks tended to have more stamina than older bucks.
 

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It sort of depends on the buck, but we had mixed success using one buck with a different doe back to back, especially in warm weather, so we generally waited a few days before we used the same buck again. Another factor is age as the younger bucks tended to have more stamina than older bucks.
Thank you. Very helpful.
 

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