Sweet little wiggly noses, cute puffball tails, soft silky ears – there are so many reasons to love rabbits! Some backyard farmers are hesitant to add rabbits to their little farm because they don’t raise animals for meat. Rabbits are so much more than a source of rapidly reproducing meat! If you are looking for […]
Litter box training rabbits is not a difficult thing to do and can make caring for your bunnies a lot easier! Rabbits are naturally clean animals and are also creatures of habit – both qualities that will really help in your quest to train your rabbit. Why litter box train your rabbit?
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.
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.
Remember when I told you we thought my daughter’s pet rabbit (practice for meat rabbits here on the homestead) was pregnant? We mated the doe, and she immediately started showing signs of pregnancy, including moodiness (which is not like her), beating up the buck she usually adores, making a nest, and pulling fur to line […]