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Shadow sheds in the funniest way!

Look, She has a reverse mohawk!!! She always sheds down th emiddle like that and keeps losing it from the middle....Molly does too but Molly seems to be happy enough with one shedding in two months, where as Shadow decided she was sick of the long coat and wanted a change! It's not the greatest photo of her but it shows her coat the best.


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She's so cute! She looks like a llama now, in some weird way...
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Actually, that is a pretty normal shedding pattern for rabbits. The top usually sheds first and the sides usually hang on for a while. It is just more noticeable in a long-haired rabbit.

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Thats hilarious Carmen. Rusty is almost done, thank goodness. But he still has some funny lines on his face! Sonora just started and her hair is falling out like crazy. No weird patterns yet though!


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That's funny, Bleety looked like he got beat up when he was shedding, all patchy everywhere!
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too cute..... Honey has begun her shedding (already) she has blotchy patches all on one side, poor thing looks so odd


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LOL! That is funny! Shadow is still an adorable bunny though.
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too cute..... Honey has begun her shedding (already) she has blotchy patches all on one side, poor thing looks so odd
I thought Honey looked a little patchy in the recent pics Kim. I can't believe she is shedding already!


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Steph that is why I posted the pics I did, some of them made her look really bad..... Yeah I guess it never matters on the age, just when it's that time of year


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How cute!! ^_^ Sake sheds a bit, but not really...and Puchiko doesn't shed at all.




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Lops tend to shed like they are droping out half of their coat at once, anyway. We had a holland lop once that had huge patches of fur coming out everytime she moulted. I'm talking about whole handfuls! LOL.

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Actually, that is a pretty normal shedding pattern for rabbits. The top usually sheds first and the sides usually hang on for a while. It is just more noticeable in a long-haired rabbit.
I know It just looks funny and wanted to share it with those that don't have long haired rabbits....when I said she sheds in the funniest way I meant haha funny, not strange funny! Just wanted ot clear that up!

Oh and Molly has started to shed now again!! Myabita my girls are only a bit over a year old and they have never shed back so short...is it normal when they are older? I'm not worried as such cause they are very healthy but I was just wondering if our strange climate this year has affected them.

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The are probably going through their first adult moult. At around 4 to 6 months they loose their baby coat, and it tends to come in gradually, so that it does not get short. Then when they moult for the season, as an adult, the moult can be completely different. A lot of fuzzy lops and jersey woolies moult out like that as adults. The hair should grow in long again when they are done moulting. It is the bane of wooled breeders because they always shed their coat RIGHT before an important show. LOL. For showing, there is a minimum wool length, so a shedding woold breed like a fuzzy lop would not be showable at all.

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ok thanks for that!!! I'm actually looking forward to short haired bunnies for alittle bit....less grooming for me!!!

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ok thanks for that!!! I'm actually looking forward to short haired bunnies for alittle bit....less grooming for me!!!
Haha! No kidding! I used to shave my long-haired rabbits down in the summer if they were not being shown, and all of my breeding stock was shaved down winter or summer (we lived in a much warmer place then) because it was so much easier to groom.

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