While rabbits are well-known for being cute and fuzzy creatures, they can also be very difficult to care for. Whether you’re an experienced rabbit farmer or building your first hutch for a pet bunny, The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver has answers to all of your most pressing questions. In a handy question-and-answer format Karen Patry expertly addresses every aspect of rabbit care, including housing, feeding, breeding, kindling, health, and behavior. This informative, easy-to-use guide has reliable, humane solutions that will keep your animals healthy and happy.
Author: Bob Bennett
Publisher: Storey's Guide to Raising
Release Date: 2018
Part of the best-selling series of animal husbandry handbooks, the fifth edition of the most trusted and comprehensive reference on rabbit care, breeding, housing, and health care now features full-color photography and a fresh design.
Author: Lucile C Moore
Publisher: Santa Monica Press
Release Date: 2008-03-01
When Your Rabbit Needs Special Care is an illustrated guide to the care and behavior of rabbits with special needs. The book provides information on topics as diverse as how to administer subcutaneous fluids to a rabbit and how sounds and color help promote healing. Quotes from top rabbit veterinarians and alternative healing practitioners from across the country are included, as are useful tips from rabbit owners who have had experience in dealing with particular medical conditions. The text is illustrated with both photographs and drawings, making it easy for readers to follow. Authors Lucile C. Moore and Kathy Smith provide pet owners with special-needs rabbits with information on basic care, pain control, digestive system problems, chronic illnesses, physically challenged rabbits, progressive disabilities causing mobility problems, dental care, elderbuns, and emotional issues.
Create a safe, sanitary, and efficient home for your rabbits. In this informative guide, Bob Bennett provides clear step-by-step instructions for building attractive all-wire hutches of all sizes, with additional tips for adding the necessary accessories like feeders, watering systems, nest boxes, and fencing. From the direction a hutch door should swing to proper ventilation and protection from predators, Bennett covers everything you need to know to create a housing structure that will help promote a healthy and productive rabbit-raising operation.
Whether you’re interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavor. Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial producer and the backyard fancier achieve their rabbit-raising goals.
Labeled as being "The Ultimate Guide to Raising and Showing Rabbits", Raising Rabbits 101 is an essential "how to guide" that every modern rabbit raiser should have on their shelf. The book was written specifically for anyone involved with or looking to get started raising rabbits for show, meat and or pets. Topics of this 170+ page book include; breed selection, feeding 101, building your own cages and hutches, health, kindling help, herd management, pedigrees, showing, 4-h and FFA, breeding, marketing and MUCH more.
Whether you have pet rabbits, show rabbits, fiber rabbits or a small meat rabbit herd, you already know how expensive feed prices are getting. This book will pay for itself many times over in feed savings alone. It will also enable you to go confidently into a natural feeding program, bettering your rabbit's health and happiness. In Volume 1 of The Urban Rabbit Project series "Backyard Meat Rabbits" I wrote for the beginner's benefit about why to raise rabbits, planning for rabbits and introduced an educational community. In Volume 2, I am joined by a gentleman with over 30 years of knowledge and experience in feeding rabbits naturally. Mr. Rick Worden, owner of Rise And Shine Rabbitry and RiseAndShineRabbitry.com will share with us his take on going Beyond The Pellet. Like myself, Rick has worked extensively at moving away from commercial feed and towards natural feed for our rabbits. We write this together, aimed at a more advanced audience of Rabbiteers looking to take control of what their rabbits eat, what their feed costs are and ultimately what they eat.
Your complete guide to raising rabbits for meat, from setting up your rabbitry to selecting stock and slaughter. What equipment you need to get started Cages, nesting boxes, feeders and more. Know exactly what you need before you get started, how much it is going to cost you and what you can make yourself to keep more money in your own pocket How to select the right breed & where to get rabbits Learn about 19 common rabbits breeds for meat, which breed will suit your family best, how many rabbits to start out with and where to buy them What health problems your rabbits might develop & how to treat them Guide of symptoms, treatment and prevention for the most common rabbit diseases Rabbit feeding basics & how to make your own organic feed Understand what is needed from your feed to create the best line of breeding rabbits and find out what it takes to grow all your own rabbit food in your own backyard, allowing you completely control of everything that touches your rabbit's lips and your own How, when & where to mate your rabbits and when to rebreed Learn to look for signs that your does are ready, keep from breeding too early or too often and create the best breeding matches How to prepare for a new litter & what to do if something goes wrong Provide the right environment for kits to be born in, keep your doe healthy during and after pregnancy and when to wean the young When to cull your current breeders & select replacement breeders Tips for establishing whether current breeders need to be culled and how to select the best rabbits to take their place in the herd How to dispatch rabbits, dress the carcass and preserve the skin Make the process as simple, straight forward and humane as possible and learn to take the rabbit from cage to freezer with less than 10 minutes of work
Author: Sarah Martin
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2014-02-08
Are you thinking about breeding rabbits? Searching for a guide about raising baby bunnies? Want to learn how to breed rabbits the right way AND know what to do if something goes wrong? This is your book! What You'll Find Inside: All the secrets and tips for rabbit breeding from the top experts in the world (compiled from over 20 years of hands-on rabbit breeding experience), including what to do when something goes wrong, how to hand-raise baby rabbits, and a detailed breakdown of the breeding process. This complete 70 page guide takes you step-by-step through all the phases of rabbit breeding, from mating to birth and raising of the litter. Get your questions answered and be prepared for anything that rabbit breeding will throw at you! Comprehensive Topics Include: - What Equipment Do I Need? - How do I Choose a Mating Pair? - What if my Rabbits won't Breed? - How can I tell if my Rabbit's Pregnant? - What do I need to do to prepare My Rabbit for Delivery? - What do I do if something goes Wrong During Delivery? - How do I handle Newborn Babies? Also Included is: - How to solve common baby health problems - How to hand-feed a newborn rabbit - How to wean a baby rabbit from its mother's milk - How to keeping breeding records - Do you need rabbit pedigrees And more... If you're thinking about breeding rabbits, are new rabbit breeder or just want to learn how to raise and care for baby rabbits then this is your guide. Start today with "How to Breed a Rabbit - The Ultimate Guide to Bunny and Rabbit Breeding, Baby Rabbits and Rabbit Care" and begin your rabbit breeding hobby today!
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