Rabbits in the wild live in cozy burrows dug in soft earth, they lounge during the day in grassy fields or forest floors covered in leaves. This is the life that rabbit feet were designed for. Their claws were meant to dig into the ground to provide the traction to help them run, hop & […]
I know, I know – who wants to read about poop? Any good animal keeper knows that your critter’s poop can tell you all kinds of important information about the health of your animal. Rabbits are no exception. As animals that live at the bottom of the food chain, they excel at hiding illness. Rabbit […]
There is a growing movement of people choosing to raise their rabbits in a colony setting. A rabbit colony is simply group housing for rabbits. You may keep lots of rabbits together in one house, or choose to just keep them in bonded pairs or small groups. Raising Meat Rabbits in a Colony is growing […]
An important part of keeping your rabbit healthy is ensuring good dental health. Dental problems in rabbits can go sideways pretty quickly so it’s a good idea to include dental health as part of your normal bunny care routine.
Sometimes raising animals comes with less than fun situations. Fly strike in rabbits qualifies as one of those nasty type of things that we can do our best to prevent, but may find ourselves facing one day. Ear mites are another common ailment you may need to deal with in your rabbitry. Obviously prevention is […]
There is a lot of conflicting information out there about the best ways to feed rabbits. Some people insist rabbits need fresh foods. Others say too many greens can be deadly. Some say pellets are completely nutritionally balanced and you need to feed nothing else. Others insist rabbits should be eating mostly grass hay as […]