Category Archives: Rabbit Health

Metritis (Uterus Infections)

Metritis (Uterus Infections) If you breed rabbits then you may have had Does that have had stillborn litters, scattered their babies all around the hutch, and or are hard to get pregnant. If you have then your Does may be suffering from Metritis I don’t know much about Metritis as I have never experienced it…
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Malocclusion

MALOCCLUSION When baby rabbits come out of the nest and start on solid foods, their teeth will continue to grow all their lives, and they need to constantly chew and gnaw to keep their teeth ground down to proper length and size. The constant grinding against opposing teeth maintains the shape and keeps their four…
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Heat or Sunstroke

Heat or Sunstroke Certainly Heat or Sun Stroke is a very relevant topic for all of us here in Australia with our 40'C plus days we have been having. If you want to learn how you can help your little mate in these very hot circumstances and find out what you can do to prevent…
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Health Check Procedure

Health Check Procedure using Elmo as my subject It is important to handle your bunny every day, especially if you intend to show it. Judges love to pick up a gentle placid bunny which they can handle without the bunny kicking and struggling to escape from them. By daily handling and carrying out a health…
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Happy and Healthy Bunnies

  How To Have Happy Healthy Rabbits HOW TO FIND THE HEALTHIEST, HAPPY & PLACID BUNNY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY The lop breeds are all the rage as family pets as they are the most kid friendly. So following is a general description of them so you don't get sucked into any substandard or…
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Furball Blockage

Is your little mate looking very full in the tummy but not eating or just picking at his or her food? A quick test is to gently palpitate your hands on either side of the bunny's abdomen and see if you can feel a mass of some sort. If you can, then chances are your…
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Fade Away Babies

As breeders, we have all had the odd baby that clings to mum after it leaves the nest and doesn't seem to thrive until death finally claims it. If you have ever had one of these little fellows then you may have a 'Fader' baby. What are 'Faders'? I can hear you all asking, so…
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Buyer Beware

IMPORTANT NOTICE. WHEN YOU HAVE READ THIS PAGE AND IF YOU KNOW OF SUCH SHONKY BREEDERS (OR HAVE BEEN RIPPED OFF BY THEM) PLEASE SEND ME YOUR PICTURES OF THEIR SHONKY STOCK (FRONT, ABOVE AND SIDE VIEWS PLEASE) AND THEY WILL BE NAMED AND SHAMED. Here as promised is an article with pictures showing all you…
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