Welcome to Raising Rabbits!
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The Rabbit Care Section serves all who have rabbit: Show rabbits, pet rabbits, and livestock rabbits, breeders and pet owners alike.
Most of the time, rabbit raising involves similar animal husbandry practices independent of the purposes those rabbits serve, whether meat, fur, fiber (wool), or pet.
Pictured: Raising rabbits, from mating to weaning and more
(If you're a pet rabbit owner,
you will lose nothing by skipping this section. Unless, of course, you're looking for raw rabbit to feed your pet cats and dogs.)
Livestock rabbit farming, especially if a commercial enterprise, requires greater attention to detail. Various breeding, feeding, and lighting practices are optimized to help stabilize general and wintertime production. As always, animal welfare is paramount.
- Put lapin on the family table
- Feed a species-appropriate raw prey diet to the family dogs and cats
- Gain full or part-time employment from your passion and expertise with raising rabbits, both in the USA and in developing countries.
- Meat, fur, and fiber are common rabbit products, as are garden fertilizer, worms, and breeding stock
Rabbit Products and Supplies
You'll find nearly everything you need for your rabbits at one or more of the following links:
Pet rabbits can be a perfect solution for animal-loving but busy urban dwellers. They sleep while you're at work or school, and are active during your breakfast, suppertime, and early evening.
With 48 breeds of domestic rabbits available in the USA alone, the choices are nearly endless.
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|Indoor hutch and wire cage combo. Easy to keep clean and easy to enjoy your rabbit!
|Outdoor show or livestock rabbit hutch and wire cage combo. This hutch is moved under cover before the rabbits move in.
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The American Rabbit Breeders Association recognizes and supports the many purposes of rabbits, including meat, show, wool, fur and pet ownership.
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your nest boxes are always full of show-stoppers.
Pictured: Broken Opal Rex Rabbit and 3 week old litter ... that little fawn young'n? He grew up a bit, and won his new young owner a Youth Best-In-Show!
More recently, the fawn youngster is all grown up. He won Best of Breed TWICE at the Evergreen Rabbit Breeders Association double show on February 25, 2012. Congrats to the winner!