Some Basics Sexing rabbits is not really hard to do. You can usually do a good job identifying a buck from a doe, at least from the age of 3 weeks and on. An older buck is easy to identify.
Knowing your rabbit's sex is important for many reasons. It helps you to choose an appropriate name as well as avoiding unwanted pregnancy if you keep groups of rabbits together. It's also important to know because female rabbits are at risk of uterine cancer, which can be prevented if you spay her.
Rabbits are prolific and early breeders and bunnies that are not separated soon enough may surprise you with an unexpected batch of new babies. Depending on the size of your bunnies, you may be able to identify the sexes by the time they are about 6 weeks old. Telling them apart gets easier as you gain experience and become familiar with what to look for. Hold your rabbit in a secure position on its back so that it can relax enough not to hurt itself or you.
Rabbit is one of the most common home pet animals people like to keep in their house. This beautiful species has some natural gifts, which could turn a bit problem if they are separated from their home and brought to ours. On the other hand, rabbits are also known for their greedy reproductive habits.
Rabbits are social creatures who enjoy the company of other rabbits. Unfortunately, however,pet bunny rabbits do breed rampantly "they breed like rabbits" and two pet rabbits of the opposite sex can very quickly produce dozens of offspring if they are inadvertently housed together. For this reason - to avoid rabbits of the opposite sex being placedinto the same hutch together - it is important for rabbit owners to be able to accurately determine the gender of their rabbit pets.
Before attempting an introduction, the rabbits should be spayed or neuteredand you should wait for a full two weeks after the surgery before proceeding with the introduction. This delay both ensures proper healing and gives the hormones a chance to dissipate. This delay is especially important with a newly neutered male, as a male bunny can still be fertile for two weeks after fixing.
Sexing Rabbits and sexing baby bunnies. How to tell male rabbits from female rabbits. It is easy, with our photos of 6 week old kits and adult rabbits and complete guidelines and tips.