weighing rabbits

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by okiemom, Jun 3, 2005.

  1. okiemom

    okiemom Well-Known Member

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    how do you know what your rabbits weigh? What do you use? I have some dutch/NZW's and I am wondering when will they be ready to butcher? Thanks katharine
     
  2. dlwelch

    dlwelch Well-Known Member

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    Get a handheld digital scale (commonly called a fish scale). Mine came
    from WalMart. Get a bucket or basket (with a handle) large enough to accommodate the rabbit. I use a small wire cage that I put together
    for obtaining 28 day litter weights.

    I weigh thousands and thousands of rabbits yearly with this type of scale.

    Linda Welch
    http://www.texasrabbitconnection.com
    http://www.texasrabbitconnection.com/forums/
     

  3. Rosarybeads

    Rosarybeads Well-Known Member

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    Baby scale is good too.