Rabbit dominance behaviour

by stephen

Alex
The mounting, circling, chasing you mention is quite natural to rabbits and is a way of asserting the dominant and submissive partner. It is not bullying in the way we imagine it.
How old are the rabbits? I assume they are from the same mother. Are they the same sex? If not, you need to be very careful otherwise you will end up with lots of little rabbits.
I assume they are not yet neutered/spayed. You should go to 'rabbit care' on this site and read the 'neutering/spaying' page. This will explain all about the behaviour and when you should get them neutered or spayed. If you do not then they will eventually become aggressive.

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Rabbit biting each other
by: Anonymous

we have 2 lop ear rabbits, they have free roam of the house, we have had both rabbits fixed when they were old enough , now they are 6 years old and the male has started grooming the female as to cause a mark the size of a quarter on her, how do we fix this?

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