Pregnant rabbit possibly in labor HELP

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  1. Feb 12, 2018 #1

    Cookiemonster

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    My pregnant rabbit is acting weird as in breathing heavily, her tummy is spasming, shes licking her behind and moody help
     
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    Hello Cookiemonster - others with more experience will hopefully chime in soon. I recommend taking your rabbit to a qualified vet as soon as you are able to. Good luck!
     
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    When was she bred?
     
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    Gestation is 31days so give her a nest box and wait for her to pull fur. Perhaps others could jump in here as I am no expert in rabbit breeding.
     
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    Give her nesting material (soft hay, lots of hay), and, if she hasn't already chosen a spot for the nest a nestbox. It's not too bad if she doesn't have a nestbox when the nest is well insulated or inside.
    If she doesn't pull fur you can gently pluck some from her chest, it should come off easily, or use dryer lint ar the like to beef up the nest insulation.
    If there is a buck nearby remove him RIGHT NOW.
    More information will bring better answers, indoor/outdoor rabbit? Current weather where you are? Your housing setup? Etc. Anyway, stay close, look after her regularly, 15 min intervalls I would say, - if kits are dragged outside the nest you can save them before they freeze. If you find one cold warm it up. A kit is not dead unless it's warm and dead.
    More info will get you better answers.
     
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    Nest box has plenty of hay and sawdust that she put in there... There are still no kits and I am really starting to worry... She is acting like herself again and letting me pet he but her tummy is still nice and big..
     
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    She had babies last night... All are beautiful and looking healthy!!
     
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