Spring is a very exciting time. Over the spring and summer on our homestead, we ramp up raising animals to replenish our freezers and our canning shelves. Raising our own meat is one of the most important aspects of our homesteading goals. But these days, raising your own animals to eat has become something of […]
Many homesteaders strive for self-sufficientcy and for many that includes raising their own meat. Rabbits can be a great livestock animal for many people due to low cost and ease of handling. Here is what we learned in the year that we raised rabbits and why we will not be raising them in the future.
I am often asked why we raise rabbits for meat. Or why we don’t buy meat from a grocery store. Let me just add, I buy most of my chicken from the grocery store or from a friend who raises them. I make sure it is organic and as natural as possible. But we don’t […]