Until what age

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by candyman, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. candyman

    candyman Guest

    Hi i have a flemish giant doe who gave birth to a beautiful litter. I was wondering until what age they will breastfeed from their mother, and if i should seperate them from her?
     
  2. Tracy

    Tracy Well-Known Member

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    There is nothing set in stone regarding weaning. Some leave the kits in with the doe till they are 8 weeks or more. Others who follow an intensive breed abck schedule will rebreed the doe at 11 or 14 days after kindle and wean at 4 weeks.
     

  3. Jessica

    Jessica Member

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    I wean mine when they have been eating hay and pellets and drinking water for about a week. That's usually at 4-5 weeks.