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Four Less Common but Great Commercial Rabbit Breeds to Start Your Rabbitry

Although Californian and New Zealand rabbits are the most popular breeds used in meat and fur production, it doesn’t mean that they are the only breeds you should consider if you are starting a rabbitry. The following breeds are fantastic for meat and fur production because of their ease of care, great mothering skills, high [...]

Why keeping quiet about your rabbits is always wise

A rabbit farmer in Springmount, Ontario, by they name of Larry Byers is going out of business. He was robbed 3 times in past month. And just this weekend a total of 77 rabbits, four bags of feed and nine transport cages were taken. In January, thirteen Californian rabbits stolen from him. Was it thieves [...]

Five Excellent Commercial Rabbit Breeds to Start Your Rabbitry

There are more than 45 breeds of rabbits in the world, but only about 17 have a “commercial” (large, chubby, meaty) body type which are preferable for meat production. Characteristics which make some commercial breeds better than others are a higher meat-to-bone ratio, quick growth, fur color and ease of care.

Californian
Adult Size: Medium (7-10 pounds/ [...]