It’s been a week and a half since I had to stitch up our little bunny. I was not very sure she would make it after such a serious injury. After all, the cut was fully one quarter of her circumference if not more, the equivalent of about 12 inches on a human. It turns […]
I had a nasty surprise when I checked the new bunnies this morning. One of Sour Patch’s babies had a horrible gash on its belly. My heart just dropped to see the red, open wound a full half inch wide on that tiny body. There was no way it would heal without some help…..
Growing meat rabbits is basically easy. Put boy rabbits and girl rabbits in together with food and eat the excess bunnies. Simple right?? Unfortunately it can be a little more complicated than that if you want to be efficient and aim for optimum growth in meat rabbits. Here are four tips and tricks that will […]
Keeping rabbits in a colony is a fantastic, natural way of raising rabbits. The only problem I have really encountered is their love of tipping their bowls over. The solution I have found is to make a J feeder and to make a hay rack for the rabbits. I also made another bin dispenser for […]
Rabbits might be small but they pack a lot of fluff onto those tiny bodies! It can be alarming when you check on your rabbit and find fur all over the place. What can cause your rabbit to suddenly pull out fur and when should you seek veterinary care for this?
Raising meat rabbits on the homestead makes sense on so many levels. Rabbits reproduce quickly, they give birth to large litters and are ready to butcher in about 12 weeks. But, just like raising any other animal, the down-side is the cost of feeding meat rabbits. The awesome thing about feeding meat rabbits is that […]