The fantasy of millions during the Great Depression was to move to California and start a “Chicken Ranch”. The movie: “The Egg and I” was an inspiration, but it was a humorous revelation to the compared reality that chickens require care, which involves time and money.
In the spring you will see many wild young rabbits along the roadways. They live underground in the tunnels dug by Groundhogs. February appears to be the month of breeding. Thirty days latter you have baby bunnies (kits) climbing about but still fed on mother’s milk. Once they leave the nest, they are on their […]
The “hutch” is more often thought to be the typical rabbit housing, and is to be considered in your rabbit empire-but with the following provisions not unlike we discussed last week. This was my first hutch design for the large French lops. This hutch contained 3 does and 1 buck. The dimensions were 12′ long […]
There is so much misinformation about rabbits it is pitiful-especially when it comes to what the rabbit likes for a home, and what makes it the easiest for management. Most of the writers borrow from other writers who borrow data from experimental laboratories that are basically wire cages. If your rabbit is going to live […]
Domestication of the rabbit began thousands of years ago for the simple fact that they are quiet, produce meat, fertilizer and fur. Contempory Disneyesque media influences have done much to change the direction of this economic resource into pet promotion cartoons. Rabbits are big business in Europe, and growing in Asia and South America. Spain […]