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Question about bonding!

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by umber, Jun 26, 2009.


  1. umber

    umber PetForums VIP

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    I have 2 rabbits as most of you know Flake and Daisy and they are already very much in love with eath other :)

    If I were to get another bun! And then bond the 3 of them together and if it were a success would they all have to sleep together too or would it be ok just to let them socialise during the day i.e. in a run or the garden?
     
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    Once bonded you must keep them together x
     
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    Thanks Crofty thats what I had thought! hmmmm what sorta hutch would be big enough to accomodate 3 rabbits? :confused:
     
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    you mean 2 rabbits and 1 giant lol i think it would have to be a shed lol
     
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    Or you could put them in a hutch right next to each other so they can see smell each other etc but i think the best idea would be to keep them together!!

    Ha ha you are getting a fraggsy baby bun arent you!:p:p
     
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    I have 3 bonded rabbits and one of them sleeps in her own hutch. They spend the whole day together loose in the garden and at night 2 of them in one hutch and the third in a separate one and it works out fine. Theres no fighting or agressive behaviour at all during the day. Charlie is in love with both the girls and Rosie is the boss of the group, as long as I show respect to this by giving her the first treat etc they all get on well. I found problems only come when you try to take dominance away from one rabbit to equal them. Two recessive and a dominant work out perfectly.
     
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    Kammie is lucky, i personally wouldnt risk it if you successfully bond them, mine have been sooooo hard and we're still not out of the woods yet.... im starting to think 3 buns together is a good number, i was always worried one would be left out but they seem to work really well. Perhaps you could keep an eye out for a playhouse and convert it? Frenchies are big buns!! Or you could have a look at some avaries/kennels to convert people sell them secondhand on ebay/freeads.
     
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    You will have to get a Carrot Cottage! LOL

    Go get one of Frags buns....... x
     
  9. umber

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    Yup deff need to look into accomodation properly before going ahead with anything. As with Flake and Daisy who I Spent ages on here researching for Ill deff do the same before getting a 3rd. If not this litter Fraggy then perhaps as you said next year lets see. I will only go ahead if I think I can give all 3 buns the best and if that means waiting a while till I get a nice big playhouse/hutch/shed/villa lol then ill have to wait. Ill deff put their needs before my desire to be totally in love again ahhhh!
     
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