How to set up a rabbit nesting box?
You will have to fill up the nesting box with 2 inches of shaved ceder. Or to the second nuckle of your logest finger. Then you would loosly put hay in the rest of the box. Take your fist and put a tuked hole in the box. Your mother rabbit will take care of the rest. She should pull out a lot of fur from her neck and put it around the hole. If she doesn't have enogh fur you think, collect hair from brushing her and put it in the box. Good luck with your kits!
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Answer . wooden box work best you can buy them offline like on e-bay or a local petshop may have one
Is the mother a wild rabbit and you just found the baby rabbits? If so, leave them where they are. If the mother is Domestic and inside, as long as the room they are kept in… is warm they should be fine. If they are outside in a hutch, a nesting box would be advised.
Rabbits will create their own nests so you need only provide the materials, outside of the box for them to create it. They will make the nest from hay and fur. So, provide… plenty of extra hay and straw, you could also provide newspaper... they of course will supply their own fur. But you could help this along by saving hair that you have groomed from them in the last few weeks and putting that in the area of the nest box also.
Yes. Some breeders put it in 26 days after mating. Others 28 days. Rabbits take 30-31 days to have their litter. Do a search on nesting boxes. There are many types of nesting …boxes for rabbits: metal, wood, wire, etc. Many make their own really cheap. One is made of wire with a cardboard insert.
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Is your rabbit is pregnant she rabbit has built a nest but she took her nest out of the box the day after it rained does this mean she is not pregnant or is she letting the nest dry since it is wet?
She's probably just drying it. Why else would she build a nest from her own fur? To check for babies you can gently feel the rabbit's stomach for lumps.
Just about any type of box will do. You can use a crisp box or nappy box. Just make a hole big enough for her to go into and put it in the hutch. Put some sawdust and straw in… it just as you would do in the hutch. She will add all the straw and fur that she needs, she makes the nest. We used an old plastic stacking storage box, just turned it upside down and that's it. You can use anything as long as it gives her a private little corner to herself.
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i would say a wood nest box for colder days and a metal nest box for the warmer days days because a metal nest box would just get cold when in the winter so that would freeze …the kits
Rabbits as such does not need a nesting box. They should always have a 'private' room where they can go though. Provide them with hay or dried gras and they will make the nes…t them selves. When they start to pluck their own fur out, then you know they are close to having kittens. They do this normally a week or so before having babies.
I am assuming that you mean like an add on nestbox. This is fine as long as it is well insulated for harsh weather and protected from the elements.
Get a computer cam an hang it in the nesting box but maybe you should ask someone else becouse im only 11 but i know every thing about any animal no lie
A 14" X 12" X 12" nest box is adequate for a 11# doe. 14" is the length of the box.
I've heard of it working. I have also heard of it going very badly. Consider how well your does get along, whether the cage is plenty spacious for them, and for their growing …young, and make your decision accordingly.
When she pees in the nesting box, you must firmly say "No" and if you want to, spray her just once with water. Don't smack her and don't spray her too much. Just do enough to …tell her "If you pee in there, you get wet". As for the poop, it can't be helped because they can't really be trained not to poop. Pooping for them, is "automatic".
You can't. Its perfectly natural for them.