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    Rabbit fact

    Was just reading an article on rabbits.

    Based on a 9-10 month breeding season from Jan-Feb to Sept-October
    30 day gestation
    Litter size from 4 to 10 babies,
    the fact that does can breed from 6 months old
    they can breed as often as every 6 weeks (6 times a year!)

    The article suggested that one female rabbit could have as many as 600-800 rabbits, grand-rabbits, great grand-rabbits in a single year!!!

    and they can live for 9-12 years!!

    rabbits born in March will breed in August, those born in April will breed in September etc etc!

  2. #2
    Crikey best get my certificate in and get the 17 ammo allowance upped .

  3. #3
    ....apparently it is the same for benefit scroungers.
    By three methods we may learn wisdom:
    First, by reflection, which is noblest;
    Second, by imitation, which is easiest;
    and third by experience, which is the bitterest

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    I'd like to shoot on the farm they did that research...

  5. #5
    There something not adding up in that calculation.

    Rabbits on my permission have taken a nose dive in numbers a few years back and have not recovered at all.

    It can be quite a suprise to see one at night let alone shoot one

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    Rabbits can have a litter every 30 days in ideal circumstances!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave1372 View Post
    ....apparently it is the same for benefit scroungers.
    +1 for that along with the imports of course.

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    Did the research factor in mortality rates of the young and could this by transferred to scroungers

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