How Can You Tell If a Rabbit Is a Male or Female?


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Viewing the rabbit's genitals is how a bunny owner can tell if the rabbit is a male or female. Lifting the bunny's tail and manipulating the genital area is the most effective way to determine a rabbit's sex. The genitals are located near the anus, which is right under the tail.

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How Can You Tell If a Rabbit Is a Male or Female?
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Gently pressing on the area on either side of the opening below the anus will make the genitals pop out. Male rabbits have a penis or a shaft with an open end. Male rabbits will also have noticeable testicles appear between 9 and 20 weeks of age, which should be present unless the rabbit has been fixed. Female rabbits will have a vaginal opening become visible, and there aren't any testicles in the area.

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