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Rabbit Care:
Rabbit Raising A - Z

The Rabbit Care Section serves all rabbit breeders: Show rabbits, pet rabbits, and livestock rabbits.

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. 



Livestock Rabbits:
Homestead and Commercial

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




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Pet Rabbits

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!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.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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 Rabbit Raising Problem Solver

Rabbit Raising Problem Solver book cover. This Q&A format book will be offered by Storey Publishing.

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A very happy rabbit owner

The American Rabbit Breeders Association recognizes and supports the many purposes of rabbits, including meat, show, wool, fur and pet ownership. 

Rabbits have a way of hopping into your heart and putting a grin on your face.

So ...

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Take your time, enjoy our rabbit photos and absorb all the information on raising rabbits. If you have trouble finding the info you need, use the search box, or visit the Site Map, where you’ll find links to every page.

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Here’s hoping your nest boxes are always full of show-stoppers.

God bless you!

Below: 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!

Broken opal rex rabbit and her 3-week-old litter
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