Though we are considering adding meat rabbits to our homestead, our two Polish rabbits are strictly pets. Even so, they are a huge boon to our homestead for one simple reason: They poop. A lot. And their manure is gold for the garden. Why and how to use rabbit manure in the garden. It’s one […]
Rabbits are herbivores, but does that mean that all plants are safe and healthy for them to eat? The surprising answer is no! There are plenty of things that you should not be feeding your rabbit that might seem perfectly healthy.
You want to starting raising meat rabbits but have no clue where to look for them!!! Or, what you should be looking for (good/bad) when you find some to buy!!! Sarah gives advice about where to find rabbits to buy and how to determine if the rabbits are healthy.
Feeling tied to your homestead because of your pets? Don’t let your rabbits be the reason you have to skip that vacation! Build an in-a-pinch style gravity feeder to feed your rabbits for a few days while you get away with the family.
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 […]