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.
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 […]
If you have just started raising rabbits you may be wondering what sorts of foods you can cook with rabbit. The answer is just about anything! Many people compare rabbit to chicken, and while the texture is slightly beefier, you can use rabbit in any recipe that calls for chicken in it. One of my […]
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 […]