In domestic or wild rabbits, lactation is of very short duration. The doe feeds her kittens once a day, for 3 to 5 minutes. The babies are not nurtured much by their mother and are often left alone in the nest during the day. Rabbits...
Most health problems encountered in rabbits occur as a result of an inappropriate diet. In fact, it is possible to prevent many chronic problems by simply following some basic ground rules on rabbit nutrition. Rabbits need a high-fibre diet. Fibre is essential for maintaining a...
The Impact of Vegetables in Your Rabbit’s Diet
Rabbits are particularly sensitive animals to the level of calcium in their diet. Calcium predisposes to the development of urinary stones and kidney problems. To avoid this, it is advisable to provide rabbit food that’s low in calcium (ex: Oxbow, Oxbow Select Garden) and to...
Contrary to popular belief, rabbits have a good life expectancy and even comparable to the dog or cat!