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Will a rabbit bit or inflict wounds to another rabbit? We have two in one pen which the openings in the pen are small probably 1/2 by 1 inch and we have a rabbit that has came up with a large sore on it's lower jaw and neck. Any suggestions?
 

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Will a rabbit bit or inflict wounds to another rabbit? We have two in one pen which the openings in the pen are small probably 1/2 by 1 inch and we have a rabbit that has came up with a large sore on it's lower jaw and neck. Any suggestions?
Adult rabbits are often territorial, and will sometimes injure or even kill one another. It sounds as though you need to separate them into their own cages.
 

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Are these rabbits in the same pen or divided by a barrier with wire between them? If they are together, it is likely a bite and they should be separated. Territorial fighting and inflicting of bites and scratches is not the same as cannibalism. Its purpose in nature is to spread the population out to maximize the survival of the species. In a pen together, with no place to get away from each other, the results of this can be serious or fatal.

A cut or swelling such as you describe could be from a bite or it could be something like an abscess or even a bot fly site. It could be due to dental problems. You should check out the injured rabbit thoroughly to determine the type of injury.
 
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