Hyperactive Female Rabbit
We have a male and female (both neutered). The female had 2 female babies who are now almost 4 months old. We want to have all 4 of them living together but the 2 babies are terrorizing the mother so we have had to separate them from the parents. Now one of the 2 babies is terrorizing her sister so we have had to separate the two babies. We have to wait 2 weeks to have them neutered. After this, will all 4 of them ever be able to co-exist peacefully? Also, what can we do to calm down the overly-aggressive baby until they are neutered?
***** Karen Sez *****
I don't know of any tricks to cause the overly aggressive youngster to calm down. It sounds like this is simply an ultra-dominant rabbit by personality. I'm confident neutering will help, but I'm not sure how much neutering will change the underlying personality. At least it should remove the extra hormones that might be inflaming the tendency to dominance.
I'd be interested in the feedback from others who have neutered extremely dominant animals - did it help??
I'd love to hope that all 4 could eventually coexist, but the individual rabbits will have a say in what actually happens.
Let us know how it goes, okay?
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