Rabbits are a fun and rewarding pet and hobby plus a great production animal for a small farm or homestead. No matter what reason you have them, basic rabbit care is the first step to happy and healthy rabbits! Raising Rabbits is a Great Introduction to Animal Husbandry Raising rabbits is a great way to learn about and embrace the concepts of “animal husbandry” … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Basic Rabbit Care
The final step for a homesteading rabbit farmer is the hardest but, in many ways, the most important. Dispatch and processing. As we discussed in the previous guide, The Homesteaders Guide to Rabbit Farming, the number one rule for dispatch is to do it quickly and humanely. The first time you go through a dispatch process it can be overwhelming and daunting. Dispatch is … [Read more...] about The Final Step in Raising Rabbits for Meat — Dispatch and Processing
As homesteaders, the ultimate goal is pursuing a life of self-sufficiency. While many animals play a part in the homesteading lifestyle there is hardly one critter that fits homesteading goals better than rabbits. Thisguide is a how-to plan to successfully include rabbits in your homestead. If you are new to rabbits or considering rabbits specifically as a pet versus for … [Read more...] about The Homesteaders Guide to Rabbit Farming
There is a huge misconception about what foods rabbits eat. If you go by what you see on TV, all rabbits live off of lettuce and only lettuce. That, however, is a huge misconception. While rabbits do love lettuce, it's not their favorite food for a meal. Hay is the winner of food rabbits can eat in large amounts and it not be dangerous to their health. Therefore, it is vital … [Read more...] about Best Rabbit Hay Feeder And Is It Necessary To Have One?
Most rabbit lovers advocate that if you are going to have a rabbit, living in a hutch or cage outdoors is not a choice. Due to extreme weather conditions and predators, domestic rabbits do not survive long if the owner does not supply a safe shelter. See Also: Best Rabbit Treats That Are Yummy And Healthy for Your Bunny Best Rabbit Hay Feeder And Is It Necessary To … [Read more...] about Best Indoor Rabbit Cages for 2020: Rabbit & Bunny Cages You’ll Love