Rabbit losing weight

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by Caelma, May 8, 2006.

  1. Caelma

    Caelma Well-Known Member

    Mar 7, 2005
    I have a buck who lost a lot of weight and eats like a pig.
    I have wormed him.
    He does have eye goobers and I am treating that with eye ointment.
    He is not sneezing or snifflng, not appears ill in any other way and
    drinks and eats just fine.I use a good feed 4 parts pellets with 1 part black sunflower seeds and 1 part rolled oats. (All he wants)
    He also gets hay at least every other day.
    At least 2 or 3 times a week he gets a carrot, dandilions and fresh grass.He use to be a nice healthy and big buck. (English Lop)
    Any ideas or suggestions?
    I mean this bucks bones are showing yet is is acting fine.
    No one else in the barn is doing this. Just him.
  2. awfulestes

    awfulestes Well-Known Member

    Apr 27, 2005
    North Arkansas
    Can rabbits get tape worms from eating wild foods? I am wondering right now if regular wormers get rid of tapes.

  3. rabbitgal

    rabbitgal Ex-homesteader

    Feb 11, 2005
    How do the teeth look? I'm having issues with one of my Cal does right now...but in her case, I think her teeth became maloccluded.