Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Kelahiran Pertama - Rock n Roll Bunnies Originals


Last night while attending to the bunnies.... doing a bit of cleaning and feeding, Lola which due date will be on September 22nd, suddenly started to pulls out her furs. She was pulling from her right and from her left. I've been observing her for quite awhile already and decided to put in the nest box complete with newspaper shreads and some dried grass just as a precaution. Better safe than sorry..............hahaha!!

Lola then started to re-arranged her nest by sorting out the newpaper shreads and dried grass. Soon after that, she's out and again pulling off her furs from all around her, as far as her mouth were able to reach. A minute later, she'll be back in the nest box...... Its been going on like that for about 5 minutes but suddenly at around 11pm while she was back in the box, it took her a longer time to be in there. Instantly, I started to get curious & suspicious.... It could be that she's going to give birth. So I sneaked to her slowly & quietly.."tip toeing", YES....... I was right!!! Lola just gave birth to 2 litters..woohoo!! Syukur Alhamdulillah........

She had given birth a week earlier than her expecting date. Its ok as long as the litters are healthy. But one thing that interest me was that Gothic (Lola's mate) seems to know that he's going to be a daddy....Yes, its true. The reason was that when Lola was in the box to deliver her litter, Gothic was stomping his hind legs for a few times....weird aint it? Itulah salah satu tanda kebesaran Allah!!!

Semalam merupakan malam yang bersejarah buat kami di RnRB. Sesuatu keajaiban & tanda kebesaran Allah telah berlaku di sini. Dan Led harap lebih banyak lagi akan dapat dihasilkan di rabbitry kami. Ini merupakan satu permulaan yang baik yang dapat membantu kami di RnRB dan memberikan kami satu motivasi untuk lebih giat menjalankan usaha penternakan arnab di daerah Johor Bahru. Harap-harap litters yang baru lahir ni dapat membesar dengan baik. Kami di RnRB amat menghargai sokongan keluarga, rakan-rakan dan tidak ketinggalan juga rakan-rakan penternak seluruh Malaysia. Trimakasih.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Sepetang Bersama Newhillz


Hari ni dalam perjalanan balik dari KL dengan Din (Che Dak Farmhouse) atas urusan penghantaran kuih-kuih raye untuk pelanggan-pelanggan dia kat sane, kami telah berkesempatan untuk singgah bertemu dengan Newhillz di kebunnya. Masa tu Newhillz sedang sibuk dengan kerja-kerja di kebun (harap-harap tak mengganggu la...hehehe!). Banyak betul tempahan yang Newhillz terima dari penternak lembu & kambing untuk benih Napier, "syabas bro!".
Tujuan pergi kesana tu pasal nak dapatkan sedikit bekalan benih-benih rumput Napier India yang beliau telah "postkan" ke dalam blog beliau. Untuk Bro Newhillz, terimakasih daun keladi kami ucapkan atas kesudian menerima kunjungan kami petang tadi. Banyak dapat kami pelajari dari beliau dan rakannya.
So, inilah dia foto-foto yang sempat dirakamkan buat kenangan sewaktu
*Bro Din bersama Newhillz (bertopi), tersenyum tp dlm hati kehausan tu, panas!!
 hahahaha! Led Zepp "behind the scene je.....!"
* Inilah dia Napier India di tempat Newhillz
*Newhillz sedang membungkus benih-benih Napier sambil memberi sedikit infomasi
**To Newhillz, All The Best with what ever you are venturing into. Ilmu yang anda berikan amat dihargai.  

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Finally A Time to Update

Hi again, Phew...! Finally I got time to update this so called blog of mine. A lot been happening for the last couple of weeks. The good & the bad...

Before I go on, I would like to wish you all... my friends & relatives "Salam Ramadhan Al-Mubarak" hope its not too late.

Anyway, like I said, a lot been happening. As you all know, I was hoping that Ariel would give birth on 30th August 2009 which is yesterday....unfortunately I was wrong. I was hoping too much even I sensed that its not gonna happen. Actually, what happened was Ariel had a miscarrieged on August 16th. A litter was born dead. Its already developing itself. I can see all the limbs, the four legs, the nose, tail.... All this happened due to Ariel's diarrhea problem. Yes, she had diarrhea about a week after her pregnancy. Took her to the Vet for treatment. Given her medication for diarrhea everyday. Then, the miscarrieged. Soon after that, she had become so skinny and don't seem to be eating well..... She had depression and still the diarrhea. Had to give her some vitamins to help her coupe with the problem. I was really worried for her well-being. She needed more attention than the others. Then about 4 days later, the diarrhea & the depression is cured. I can start to smile again. I felt so relief and it was a good feeling too. I'm really glad that she's O.K. now and managed to regain her weight. Since she's not going to give birth now, I guess the best thing to do is to let her rest for 2 weeks and will start to breed her again. Hope everything will go well the next time. By the way, I sold of Dolly & 2 of her litters back to the previous owner. According to them, they just want her back coz' of sentimental reasons.... So reluctantly, I had to return them back.

Ahh yes..! A good thing happened at the same time while I was attending to Ariel illness. I went to Simpang Renggam with my friend Rahim, (who is also into bunnies) to meet up with another breeder friend there. Brother Din of Che Dak Farmhouse was kind enough to show us around his rabbitry. He had some nice bunnies collection, that I must say. Actually, the reason we went there was for me to get myself a new buck for my rabbitry & at the same time for "silatturrahim" as well. there's no harm in making friends. What I found out is that Din was a friendly approachable good guy and does not a stingy kind. Wish him all the best and I hope that we can be good friends. I managed to get a seven (7) months old "Cross English Spot" buck for my collection. It was a healthy buck inspite of the "kurap" problem... But the problem had been treated by Din. So after I brought the buck home, I named it "Gothic" due to the black eye-liner around his eyes (part of a criteria in English Spot). A few days later, which was on Aug 23rd, I mated Gothic to Lola. Will be expecting on Hari Raya....!! hahaha!! This will be Lola's first babies... Can't wait till it happens.
* Gothic trying to 'seduce' Lola...hehehe!

And you know what guys....? Me and Rahim, we went back to Che Dak Farmhouse on the August 29th. This time, I'm brought home a seven (7) months old also "Cross English Spot" doe with 2, a month old litters. The litters was a result of a Cross English Spot and a Cross Lion Head. My kids loves the litters very much and so does my wife, Sofie. The litters have got very soft fur, one of them have both criteria like the parents... black ears & black eye-liner (like the mother) and long hair around the cheek & forehead (like the father), while the other have got a very nice hair around the cheek & forehead too, it has grey & white furs.
*The two babies

I think thats about it for now, its kinda late already. So I should be getting some sleep now since it s gonna be busy days again now that the school are openning after a week of school holidays.