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 Wooden ones made using plywood, 1x4" boards, 2x2". They measure approximately 18" deep x 12" wide x 9" high. I have built a few that are higher (about 12") for my bigger does. The does love to sit on top, so the lid is important. As I breed year-round, I also think the does help to keep the kits toasty warm when they sit on top. :-) Wooden ones made using plywood, 1x4" boards, 2x2". They measure approximately 18" deep x 12" wide x 9" high. I have built a few that are higher (about 12") for my bigger does. The does love to sit on top, so the lid is important. As I breed year-round, I also think the does help to keep the kits toasty warm when they sit on top. :-)
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 +I have some does who like to '​pack'​ their kits into the back of the box and then sit in the front. I know rabbits don't normally '​brood'​ their young, but it seems pretty clear to me that these does are deliberately helping to keep their kits warm.
  
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