FEEDING BABY RABBITS
of cow's milk, use KMR (Kitten Milk Replacer) or Goat's
milk. When you give goat's milk be sure it is warm.
Rabbits are in a class by themselves.
They need a pinch of acidophilus powder to digest their
formula and lactate will also have to be added.
If a baby rabbit's eyes are closed,
he or she is very young and will have to have formula
twice or three times a day. You can use KMR - Kitten
Milk Replacer. Give them the formula with a 1cc syringe
fitted with a cattak (photo, upper-left).
When they are older, you can use a jar
top for a mixture of baby garden vegetables, squash and
spinach. Bunnies will use a litter box, so be sure to
put one into their cage.
For older bunnies, pick dandelions and
clover, use a spray bottle with water to spray the greens
because rabbits shouldn't have water and that will provide
moisture. You can put grass in with the mixture and the
next day it will all be eaten. Rabbits love it. Also,
if you can get it, feed grass hay species such as Timothy
- if you're not near a farm, pet stores package hay.
is considered to be too rich, but it will do in a pinch.
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