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Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by kell, Nov 30, 2004.

  1. kell

    kell Well-Known Member

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    I have three week old kits that are constantly itching their ears and eyes...is that normal? This is the first time I've ever bred rabbits so I don't know what to expect. :p
    KEL
     
  2. CountryGoalie

    CountryGoalie Well-Known Member

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    Yes, babies tend to enjoy scratching themselves. Their ears, their eyes, their necks, their shoulders, the air, eachother - I'm not sure why, but they do. They also have a tendency to suddenly go sailing into the air if you touch them, when they're two to three weeks of age. At least, mine do. It's like setting off a little riot, sticking your hand into the middle of a group of sleeping baby bunnies. :rolleyes:
     

  3. kell

    kell Well-Known Member

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    Oh good, so mine are normal. I did notice they like to go sailing when I checked up on them. Maybe they think I'm their mommy coming to nurse them, and they jump to get to the tit first. Anyway thanks for the reassurance. :D
    KEL