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Protexin Bio-Lapis for Rabbits

Protexin Bio-Lapis for Rabbits
2g Sachets » Pack of 6

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  • 2g Sachets » Pack of 6 £10.49
  • 2g Sachets » Pack of 60 £62.50

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Protexin Bio-Lapis is available as a palatable powder which is readily accepted by rabbits when added to food or water. It contains Saccharomyces cerevisiae which is a form of yeast specifically chosen to help repopulate the intestine with beneficial micro-organisms. There is also a prebiotic mixture of fructo-oligosaccharide (FOS) and acacia (Gum arabic), to feed and encourage the growth of beneficial bacteria. Finally it also contains electrollytes and vitamins to make up for losses which occur through dehydration. One sachet of Bio-Lapis is given per day for as long as required. It is used for any situation where a disruption to the normal digestive process is suspected.

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Delivery Information

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

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Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as non-ambient items and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (3)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Protexin Bio-Lapis for Rabbits, including answers from our team.

20 September 2016 at 2:44pm

Rabbit not eating cecotrope

Munna Begum

  • VioVet customer since 2016
  • From: , United Kingdom

My rabbit has been producing very soft to liquid cecotrope, it was recommended to cut out vegetables and pellets from her diet until her cecotropes return to their usual consistency. I was worried in the meantime she wont get the nutrients she needs, I was wondering if this product would help and is there any additional products that would be beneficial to her.

  • Veterinary Advisor

This product would be helpful to harden up your rabbits cecotropes. A diet of mostly fibre such as good quality hay would be the most helpful. The protexin should provide her with any other essential vitamins and minerals that may otherwise be lacking. You could also have a look at the Burgess Excel Tasty Nuggets which provide a good source of fibre and are nutritionally balanced.

7 October 2015 at 10:24am

How do I help my rabbit


My rabbit struggles eating hay due to a jaw injury which had not healed 100%. This means he has developed sticky bum as he is not getting the necessary fibre from the hay. I feed high fibre nuggets but this does not help him. Unfortunately he does not like hay sticks etc so I am really struggling with his condition and am quite stressed trying to keep him clean. Is there anything he can take long term which will give him sufficient fibre to bring his cecotropes back to normal?

  • Non-Executive Director

One way or another he needs to be swallowing fibre of the right type and size for his gut to function properly. If he cannot chew properly then this will be very difficult whatever you feed him. The pre-biotics and pro-biotics in this product are likely to help but they might not be the complete answer. Has your vet checked the rabbit's teeth recently? A jaw injury will often result in overgrown teeth and sharp spurs in the mouth, so regular filing of these might be required to help with the chewing process.

23 July 2015 at 2:47am

Can this be taken daily


I have a house rabbit who is prone to upset tummy and gut stasis. Vet suggested a probiotic and I've noticed some owners give this daily but was wondering about the mineral content which isn't good for every day use?

  • Non-Executive Director

The mineral content should not be a problem if this is given every day as long as your rabbit has free access to fresh water. I would say that most rabbits will not need this every day if they are on an adequately high fibre, low carbohydrate food. (Hay is the best food for rabbits, most treats and "nicer" foods are bad.) If your rabbit's teeth are already too bad to manage a mostly hay diet then a compromise will be needed. If your rabbit can eat hay properly then a short course of Bio-Lapis and a diet of mostly good quality hay with a tiny amount of other food should be all that is needed long term.