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BINKYBUNNY FORUMS > DIET & CARE > How long should a molt last?
Last Post by poopy at 5/07/2007 6:18 PM (6 Replies)
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User is Offline Anita Stark
Ontario, Canada
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5/06/2007 3:26 AM
Sable started to molt a few weeks ago.  Usually he molts and it's all done in about a week, this time it seems to have stalled out.  He looks kind of funny because he has longer fur around his lower half.  The longer hair doesn't come out when tugged like it does during the molt.

Is this normal? Now that he's all grown up, is it maybe just how his fur is going to stay?
Sable's Mom

User is Offline cookie627
Naperville, IL
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5/06/2007 5:41 AM
same here mine has been molting like crazy and now totaly stoped.
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User is Offline BB
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5/06/2007 6:12 PM
Molts really vary with each bunny. If a molt stops all of sudden sometimes that's due to a drastic weather change. If no weather changes have happened then the molting just slowed down and can take longer. Some molts are quick, some take weeks.

A bunny's fur will actually change a bit throughout their lifetime.

User is Offline Anita Stark
Ontario, Canada
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5/07/2007 1:38 AM

Now that I think about it we did have some drastic ups and downs with the weather.  Now that it's more steadily warming up maybe he'll start to shed the excess.

 

Thanks Binky!

Sable's Mom

User is Offline poopy
Orange County, CA
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5/07/2007 5:07 PM
medusa still hasn't had one and i've had her since dec.!
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User is Offline BB
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5/07/2007 5:28 PM
Some bunnies don't molt exactly four times a year. Some may only two times a year, or their other two molts are so light, it's hardly noticable. I bet she will have a big 'ol molt by July. If not, then it may be just a temperature thing. Is your house temp usually the same?

User is Offline poopy
Orange County, CA
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5/07/2007 6:18 PM
Nope, temp. is up and down. The house I'm in right now is really old with thin window panes, so when its hot/cold outside its not much different inside. I'm surprised she hasn't molted by now. It's starting to warm up though it seems so maybe she will soon.
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