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Care Sheet for Mice and Rats or other Rodents

Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 2.00    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 10/14/2003

Main Category:

Misc

Sub Category:

Mice and Rats or other Rodents

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Sox

Years Experience:

5 to 10 Years

Species:

Rabbits

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

Rabbits

Sexing and Characteristics:

Females donít have a winkie

Mostly Active During:

Day

Substrate and Water Needs:

Make sure your rabbitís water is always full and clean

Lighting and UVB:

Sunlight, but make sure your rabbit has a place to go for shade at all times

Temperatures and Humidity:

They prefer cooler temperatures

Heating and Equipment:

N/A

Caging Provided:

I provied about 2 feet long, 3 feetwide, and 1.5 feet tall.

Diet:

Herbivorous

Description of Diet:

Rabbit pellets, NEVER feed them houseplants, tomato leaves, or grapes.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

Papaya or pineapple to prevent hair balls that clog up thier digestive system (give a few pieces twice a week)

Maintenance:

Groom them with a wet hand to remove loose fur, clean thier cage at least once a week to prevent cocidiosis, and put cedar shavings in thier litter box, or pan to keep a fresh scent, and keep away bugs.

Some Words on this Species:

They are not rodents. They are lagomorphes. The ycan be tamed, and I recomend minilops because they are smart. They have a 1 month gestaton period.
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