Can you inbreed rabbits? More so, should you? What is line breeding? Learn how to develop a good eye and good judgment in your rabbit breeding. Can you inbreed rabbits? What is line breeding? More importantly, should you? Line breeding is the process of breeding closely related animals, usually father to daughter or mother to son, in an effort to improve […]
Rabbits are an animal that just about anyone can start raising for meat and fur. Many families raise rabbits in the country and city alike in pens as pets, as meat for the freezer, as fur for projects, and to supplement the backyard garden with fertilizer.
Rabbits are an excellent small livestock to get started with. Even if you don’t have the ability to move to the country, you can still gain many valuable skills by raising a few rabbits in your backyard. I have found butchering rabbits to be much quicker than butchering chickens because a rabbits skin is extremely […]
In the late 1930s, the Great Depression was in full swing. Many families raised rabbits in pens in their backyards to supplement the backyard garden or grocery budget. They would gather grass or spent vegetables to feed their rabbits. As we can learn from our parents and Grandparents, rabbits can be a good source of protein for your family during […]