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Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: In lala land!
My rabbits who are used to me, will let me handle the babies soon after they are born. with no problems. If the rabbit seems calm, pet her, so you have her smell on you and then you can check the bunnies. You can give her a carrot or something as a treat to distract her whilst you look. The mother usually cleans them a little bit and then they roll around in the fur until they rest of the gunk is gone and they are dry and warm. So you shouldn't have to clean them too much. Check that thier bellies look full today and that their bottoms are clean.
Most mothers only feed them once a day and don't take any notice of them apart from that. In the wild they wouldn't want to attract predators, by going in and out of the nest a lot.
I tried to get on here last night to see how it was going, but kept getting the server busy message.
Hope everything is ok.