My mini lop is 30 day gestation need some advise

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Hi hoping this is the right chat . I’m a new member .
my rabbit is 30 day gestation ( I mated her on the 2nd of may ) and we have confirmed the pregnancy. she is a mini lop ,
This is her first litter, was wondering what time of day is she most likely to go into labor ? Or is it just a chance thing . I check on her pretty frequently , but i want to be awake if anything happens and just make sure she’s fine .
she was mated at night , but wasn’t sure if that made a difference. I’ve read lots of different things. Hoping someone can help ? She has had not much at all to eat for the past 48 hours and I know that’s a sign she will go into labor soon . How long do you think until she will kindle ? Hoping someone can help who’s done This before . Thanks for anyone’s help .
 
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Hi hoping this is the right chat . I’m a new member .
my rabbit is 30 day gestation ( I mated her on the 2nd of may ) and we have confirmed the pregnancy. she is a mini lop ,
This is her first litter, was wondering what time of day is she most likely to go into labor ? Or is it just a chance thing . I check on her pretty frequently , but i want to be awake if anything happens and just make sure she’s fine .
she was mated at night , but wasn’t sure if that made a difference. I’ve read lots of different things. Hoping someone can help ? She has had not much at all to eat for the past 48 hours and I know that’s a sign she will go into labor soon . How long do you think until she will kindle ? Hoping someone can help who’s done This before . Thanks for anyone’s help .
Is she nesting? I've heard they usually give birth in the night/morning , like my last bunny gave birth at 11pm at night . After nesting and pulling fur I've found it can be 1 day to a week . Just make sure she keeps eating , drinking and pooping to prevent gi stasis . I've never had a bunny stop eating before going into labor personally.
 

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Yes she’s been nesting for a few days. Her nest is all set up I’ve put her box in and she’s finished it off . She’s munching on hay had a few pellets just not eating at all like she was . But I know it’s normal before going into labor for them to not each as much .
 

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Most of mine kindled in the evening, but I had some all over the day and night as well, it's a waiting game. Nothing much to do but to prepare the nestbox, give nesting material and privacy.

Mine start pluck fur not too long before kindling, but there are individual differences.
 
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Yes she’s been nesting for a few days. Her nest is all set up I’ve put her box in and she’s finished it off . She’s munching on hay had a few pellets just not eating at all like she was . But I know it’s normal before going into labor for them to not each as much .
Okay so she could have them pretty soon! One of mine didn't have them till 2 weeks after nesting
 

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My does every time kindle early morning or very early morning only once my mini lop kindled mid day
 

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Mine usually kindle between 9am and noon. I am very lucky! And they do it right after they pull the fur. I'm also waiting for two of them to kindle, they mated on may 2nd also
 

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Hi, my mini lop is 32 days gestation and her pregnancy has been confirmed . she hasn’t kindled yet . And I’m getting worried. She has been nesting for at least 4 days . She appears to be honking qwite a bit too as well as cleaning herself a lot more then usual . Is there anything I can do to help her go into labor ? Is it bad that she hasn’t given birth yet ? Or is it still okay ? Please let me know what I can do ? Thanks for anyone’s help .
 

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The gestation period for rabbits is anywhere from 28-35 days, with 30-31 being the average. A day or two over the average gestation period, isn't unusual, but the longer over 31 days it goes, there is a greater possibility of complications occurring. If you have any concerns about there being pregnancy problems, it's always best to consult with a knowledgeable rabbit vet.

 

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