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 […]
While all rabbits can be raised for meat, there are some rabbit breeds that make up great backyard herds. Perhaps you want to get started with rabbits and haven’t decided on which breed yet. Or maybe you have been raising them, but are thinking about switching to a multipurpose breed. Here are three proven rabbit […]
Rabbits are naturally curious and interested in exploring. Many rabbits enjoy solving simple puzzles (often with a treat in the end) while some love the simple act of destruction (like knocking down blocks or tearing up paper). One of the worst things you can do with these intelligent animals is to leave them bored and […]