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Last week we had bunnies!!! I have to admit that as Snow’s due date got closer I had pretty much convinced myself that she actually wasn’t pregnant. She wasn’t looking overly “large” and I had never been able to feel anything because as soon as I touch her tummy she tenses up. So… I was kinda discouraged that we weren’t going to get bunnies as soon as I thought. I was more convinced she wasn’t pregnant when the day before she was due she still had done nothing more with the hay that I put in her cage than eat it. But that evening before bed I once again felt her tummy and was pretty sure that I had felt “something” there!

The next morning, I came out to find she was VERY busily building a nest and “haystaching” (cause the straw/hay looks like a huge mustache as they gather it) Yay! This was a very good sign! I made sure to get more straw for her and she hopped in and out of her nest box all day making a nest. I thought for sure she’d be having those babies sometime that day.

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By bedtime that night, and I checked on her a couple of times before I went to sleep, there was nothing but a nice nest. Silly rabbit! I just knew she was going to have them all over the cage in the middle of the night and they’d freeze while I was sleeping. But the next morning I checked again and still nothing! She was just lying around all chill in her cage. Arg! I’m not the most patient person when waiting for babies to arrive. 😉

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I checked on her throughout the morning, and not long after breakfast I realized that things were indeed happening!! She was such a good mama! She had them in the nest and cleaned them up really well! Six babies all different colors!!! Wow!

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Baby anythings on the farm are so exciting!! This was awesome, and I was so happy that Snow has ended up being a good mama since first timers are often not reliable and can destroy or lose their litters.

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Look at that little face!!! Ever seen anything so adorable?? 😉

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