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Sexing baby rabbits help

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by Abbie Holland, Nov 4, 2020.


  1. Abbie Holland

    Abbie Holland PetForums Junior

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    Hi ‍♀️ I have a litter of 5 baby mini lops who are 5 weeks old friday and absolutely gorgeous. Obviously when they are 8 weeks old I will be needing to find them new homes. I’ve been trying to study the genital areas so I can sex them myself but to be honest they all look the same. I know it’s easier when they are 8 weeks, but what I’m wondering is if anyone is good at sexing them earlier so I’m aware before they need to be rehomed. Please note I am not a breeder, this was an accidental litter. My buck was neutered end of July
     
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    If you can get clear pictures of their nether regions we can have a go. Make sure you have applied pressure either side so the tube “pops out” as it’s the shape of this we need to see to determine sex.
     
  3. Abbie Holland

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    Ok great thanks, I’ll try and get some pics tomorrow
     
  4. Abbie Holland

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    939B9370-AC9E-4E79-A607-94F101812566.jpeg I have a feeling these probably aren’t good enough are they? 5F919726-605B-4151-98A5-381AA3F63E83.jpeg
     
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    ghost is a girl, minnie is a boy
     
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    As @Corneal said ghost is a girl and minnie look like a boy
     
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    Oh ok Thankyou! Didn’t think you’d be able to tell because the pictures blur when I get close. I’ll take pics of the other 3 later to see if you can help with them. Thankyou so much!
     
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    My other bunnies, I thought I was figuring it out but I’m not so sure the pictures looked a bit different to what I was seeing in real life
     

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    coco and binky are girls, bluey's a boy
     
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    I would also agree on coco and binky being girls but not that sure with blue because it’s blurry.

    Make sure to check later at 7 weeks, just to make sure no bunny changed. Because some bucks can look like a girl
     
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    Ok Thankyou so much! Perhaps I’ll come back onto this post in a couple of weeks and double check with you guys if that’s ok
     
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    Abbie, I'm writing a book about rabbit care, would you mind if i used your photo of minnie in my book? the photo i took of my book of his bits didnt come out properly

    thanx
     
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    Abbie Holland PetForums Junior

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    Yes that’s fine
     
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    Thankyou :)
     
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    Abbie Holland PetForums Junior

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    No problem
     
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    Hi again! My beautiful babies are 7 weeks tomorrow, would it be ok to take and upload some pics today for you guys to help me confirm the sexes? Thankyou xx
     
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    Here are recent pics, obviously I’m not an expert but I think you guys were right the first time. I can see the difference now. If you could confirm I’d really appreciate Thankyou x
     

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    Minnie look like a boy, I’m a bit hesitant what sex Blue have but the others are girls

    Because blue seem to have a slit like a girl.
     
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    Thanks for the reply, I did think this myself and I don’t really know what I’m looking for. If anyone else can give their opinion I would really appreciate it
     
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    @Corneal would you mind giving me your opinion please thanks x
     
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