In a perfect world, baby bunnies would always be born in the nest box, covered with lots of warm fur. They would flourish and grow in to adorable bouncing fur balls. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Fortunately, if you notice a baby out of the nest box, or an entire litter that is cold, […]
If you keep your rabbits in a colony, you may have some questions about your buck’s behavior. When people say something breeds like rabbits, they aren’t kidding! The rabbit buck is anxious to procreate the majority of the time, and he doesn’t always care about the doe’s opinion in the matter. There are good and […]
Rabbits are one of the more cold resistant backyard animals, but they still need a little extra care when it dips below freezing. Make sure your rabbits aren’t cold! Although I live in mild Portland, Oregon we usually get a few storms of icy and snowy weather in the winter. If you live in a […]
Watering rabbits can become a grueling task once you get a few rabbits. After two years of what felt like non-stop water battle filling we constructed our own automatic watering system. Check it out for some ideas of your own.
Colony raising rabbits isn’t hard, but there are a few considerations that can make setting up a rabbit colony go more smoothly. When I brought home our American Chinchilla breeding trio, I had researched raising meat rabbits extensively. I knew I wanted to raise my rabbits in a colony. I found good information on the […]