sexing babies

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by Chinclub, Mar 14, 2005.

  1. Chinclub

    Chinclub Well-Known Member

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    At what age can you correctly sex baby rabbits. Mine are 20 days old now and I tried to sex them this weekend with no luck. I was hoping to fine two that looked differently and then I should be able to tell the male from female, but they all looked the same. Either its too early to tell or all six are the same sex! :haha: They all looked female to me.
     
  2. Rosarybeads

    Rosarybeads Well-Known Member

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    Should be able to tell, but if you are learning, I would wait another week, it is always hard once you are learning. Does should have "slits". :)
     

  3. Chinclub

    Chinclub Well-Known Member

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    Thanks..I am very much still learning! I'll wait awhile longer and try again.
     
  4. rabbitgal

    rabbitgal Ex-homesteader

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    Yeah, easier to tell once the rabbits are a bit older. At that age it's really easy for us less experienced people not to be able to tell the difference. Basically, both appear to have "slits" but the does' are longer.

    I have a litter that's seven wks. old right now and the bucks are already developing. Good grief, guess all those rabbit jokes are based partly on fact!