[ SHOWGSD-L ] Re: [ SHOWGSD-L ]

  • From: Peggy <pmick12@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: showgsd-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 12:08:22 -0400

  One of the things to watch for is dehydration...the bunnies will 
dehydrate very, very quickly...much more quickly than 
puppies............that's why it takes lots of time and round the clock 
bottling..........
            Peggy

Cudjoegsd wrote:

>Molly, et al,
>A hutch is the shelter one raises Rabbits in. As to the term "litter" , when 
>referring to Rabbits, it is correct.
>
>I , with the help of my family raised a litter of four, found by my Dashund. 
>They were newly born, not a hair on them, closed eyes, etc. At first , I 
>thought that they were rats, until I looked at the tail.
>
>They were raised on Esbilac and fed from a tiny bottle and nipple. It was 
>difficult at first, but they soon took to bottle feeding.
>
>They were very near releasing time, when DD and I went to separate 
>Futurities.DD got custody of one of the dogs, kids, and rabbits and drove to 
>one futurity, and I flew off to another. My  Vet was astounded that we raised 
>a litter of new born wild Rabbits, saying that it was very rare to have them 
>survive. This was not in his realm of expertise, and advised me to feed them 
>Esbilac, which I did , and they thrived.  Since this was not the "Day of the 
>Computer", info was hard to come by, so I and my Vet flew by the seat of our 
>pants. By four weeks, they were healthy, and eating Rabbit pellets well. Sorry 
>that we had to subject them to travel, and a change of water ( did not bring 
>H2O from home). They succumbed to diarrhea and dehydration.  
>
>All I can say is, never again. I do care about abandoned wild animals, just 
>too old and cranky to deal with it. LOL
>
>Bonnie
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