pet health


Question by  Stevce (41)

How do you induce labor in rabbits?


Answer by  mstmp (75)

You may want to try feeding the rabbit fresh parsley for a few days. This has been known to bring on labor.


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

Massage the ankle areas of back paws while the rabbit is on its side to help induce labor. The oldest trick is feeding them blackberry or raspberry leaves.


Answer by  chineseyoyos (41)

There are a couple things you can give her without going to the vet. One is feeding her fresh raspberry leaves. This should help with the labor and help to induce it. If you want to take her to the Vet they can give you Oxytocin.


Answer by  Agenetta (12)

It is a general belief that, raspberry and blackberry leaves and also parsley will induce labor in a rabbit. Hormonal induction by a vet also helps.


Answer by  bunnygal (262)

Inducing labor in rabbits can be accomplished by admistering a shot of oxytocin obtained by your veterinarian. This should be done under a vet's guidance and care must be taken to ensure that the doe has reached the full term in her pregnancy.


Answer by  chocolattte (5)

I have been told that if you feed the rabbit dandelion leaves it will help. that is what i am trying with my doe now.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

I have never even heard of inducing labor in a rabbit and growing up we raised hundreds of rabbits for universties they are the kind of animal nature has to take its own course.

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