How many babies do rabbits have ?

No wonder they say that rabbits are very prolific animals. After all, the period of development of rabbits is only 28 – 35 days after insemination of the rabbit, and in the offspring may be more than a dozen or so rabbits. Unfortunately, such a large litter on a rabbit farm – not a reason […]

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When do baby rabbits open their eyes ?

The rabbits are born blind, deaf and completely bald. After 3 days of life, their body becomes covered with hair, and after 10-11 days they begin to open their eyes and gradually explore the world around them. At a time when the kids are in the nest with the mother, special care for them is […]

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When do baby rabbits leave the nest ?

At three weeks of age the eared go out of the nest. These terms are the same for almost all breeds of rabbits. Up to 16-18 days the rabbits eat only mother’s milk. After the kids left the nest (motherhood), it can be accustomed to “adult” food. Another nuance in this period is to ensure […]

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How much does a rabbit weigh ?

There are a lot of rabbit species. Miniature decorative rabbits weighing one and a half kilograms, very lovely little animals. The main thing is not to make a mistake in choosing the breed and not buy a giant bunny that will grow to 7 kilograms and will frighten other pets with their sizes. The biggest […]

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How long do dwarf rabbits live ?

Dwarf rabbits have a life expectancy at the level of the usual – 1-3 years.  The average weight of animals ranges from 0.7 to 1.2 kg. Along with small size rabbits of this breed are very compact, downed physique. They have a short, rounded muzzle, short, narrow ears, a short neck. Due to such proportions, […]

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How long do wild rabbits live ?

In the wild, rabbits barely survive to 3 years. The reason for such a short life expectancy is in the death of young animals up to a month from the attack of wild animals. The second reason is rain, flooding burrows.   What to feed rabbits home? Most vegetables with green leaves are suitable: cabbage, […]

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How long do domestic rabbits live ?

In the conditions of the house, ordinary animals can live peacefully for 5 or more years, but domestic rabbit lives maximum of 3. Domestic rabbits in the conditions of industrial maintenance on average live – 2-3 years. Especially productive, prolific females and male producers with high activity are kept up to 5 years. If an ordinary […]

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Are rabbits herbivores ?

Yes, rabbits are herbivores. Feed the rabbits with hay, fresh grass (not any!), Some good dry food, a limited amount of fresh vegetables, solid food for grinding teeth. Decorative rabbits are contraindicated: sweet, high-calorie foods (nuts), products with starch content, harmful to them herbs, stale vegetables. We need to monitor the nutrition of the domestic rabbit […]

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Can rabbits see in the dark ?

Yes rabbits can see in the dark. Wild rabbits, which belong to a detachment of hare-shaped, in size, structure and appearance, resemble domestic rabbits. Their length does not exceed 40 cm. In wild rabbits, as well as in hares, on the upper jaw, behind two large incisors there are a couple of small teeth. From […]

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How many teeth do rabbits have ?

  Adult rabbits have 28 teeth. On the upper jaw on each side there are 2 incisors, 3 false and 3 real molars, on the lower jaw, on each side – one incisor, 2 false teeth and 3 real molars. The rabbit has 16 on the upper jaw, and 12 teeth on the lower jaw. […]

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Do rabbits hibernate ?

Like hares, wild rabbits do not fall into hibernation and are active throughout the year. During severe frost they remain in burrows. Homeland of wild rabbits – Southern Europe and North Africa. In Ukraine, imported in the 90-ies of the XIX century, they were released in the current territory of Odessa and Kherson regions. Having […]

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Are rabbits nocturnal ?

Wild rabbits are typical nocturnal animals. In summer they leave their burrows almost at midnight and live until morning. Only where they are not disturbed, the rabbits are active in the daytime, but they never leave their burrows. Eat a variety of green plant foods. In search of food they willingly visit agricultural lands, and […]

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