Starting in middle age (as early as 3-5 years old), issues with your rabbit’s urinary tract can become more common. With your rabbit aging and naturally starting to slow down (and maybe gaining a little too much weight), the risk factors for urinary troubles grows. Urine Scald Urine scald is a common symptom for many […]
When you’re homesteading, no matter the size, being aware of how to save money is one of the key principles for success. Living frugally seems to come naturally to some people, but take heart – you can learn! See new favorite resources for being a frugal homesteader, and raising your own meat rabbits – an […]
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.