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Chewing

Clapis
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Anne McBride

Vetstream Ltd


Chewing

The fact that rabbits chew is obvious. On walks in the country you can see the evidence of rabbits having chewed the bark of young saplings, or the crop in the field. At home your pet rabbit may have nibbled his hutch, or worse your furniture, books or electric wiring. What is less obvious is why rabbits chew and what you can do about it.

Wild rabbits spend around 60% of the time they are awake eating, that is chewing

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