Is my bun pregnant?

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Samiad38

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Hi, so I have a 6month old doe Ruby and two males. All kept separate and 5 weeks ago we had the males neutered however these was an incident where the males and Ruby all got out together and there was mating going on. This was about 10 days post castration for the males. Since then, Ruby has built a nest, she was grumpy for a while but over all is pretty friendly still. She’s a bit bigger than the boys and I think she has put on a little weight but not lots and no idea if she could actually be pregnant or not as I’ve heard that males can have viable sperm left for up to 4/6 weeks. So how likely is it that she is pregnant. It’s day 33 today and no babies. I have been checking her nest daily and I ruffled it up quite a bit this morning and she re organised it by the afternoon but she hasn’t been doing anything that I would class as unusual or odd. I’m so confused? I don’t want to remover the nest by assuming it’s a phantom pregnancy so what should I do? What do you all think?
 

dogwoodblossoms

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Sounds like a pregnant rabbit to me. She wouldn’t be due until day 31 or even day 33. Make sure to give her Vitamin C after birth!
 

Preitler

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Why would rabbits need vitamin C? Calzium, yes, and that even shortly before giving birth since levels can be low and it is needed for the muscles to work, but I've never heard of giving Vitamin C since rabbits are capable of producing their own.

 
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