You may have heard that rabbits are very fertile and will use any opportunity to procreate. With shelters and rescues housing over 33,000 rabbits, it is important to do everything that you can to prevent any unwanted pregnancies. If you want another rabbit, please consider adopting before breeding. In the meantime, let’s focus on the reasons for rabbit neutering and spaying. If you're already convinced we cover how much to neuter a rabbit at the end.
Rabbit Mating Basics
Rabbits can reach sexual maturity at around 4 months old! The male rabbits can mate at an average of 5-7 times a day. Female rabbits are more picky about when they will allow mating when they are in heat. An interesting fact about female rabbits: They can carry two different pregnancies at once! The gestational period of a pregnancy is roughly 30 days. If this isn't convincing you as to why we recommend neutering rabbits read on.