Your Rabbit

A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

Author: Nancy Searle

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612123279

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 6888


Designed for children ages 9 and up who are interested in raising rabbits, this comprehensive guide covers all aspects of rabbit care with an encouraging tone and age-appropriate language. Nancy Searle provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, safety, and understanding rabbit behavior. Whether your child is hoping to keep rabbits as pets or breed them for showing, Your Rabbit has everything she’ll need to know to confidently raise happy and healthy animals.

The Field Guide to Rabbits

Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Angel Island Association

ISBN: 9780760331934

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 7676


The first-ever, full-color, pocket guidebook to rabbits, profiling all 47 breeds recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association-- fur, color, shape, size, behavior, and care.

Storey's Guide to Raising - Rabbits

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603424563

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

View: 2503


Presents an overview on rabbits, and offers advice on buying, raising, caring, marketing, and showing them.

Rabbit Breeds

The Pocket Guide to 49 Essential Breeds

Author: Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612126030

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 2834


Rabbits are the third-most popular pet in the United States and have also earned significant farming and commercial followings: fiber enthusiasts love angora for its light-weight warmth, and chefs are serving up increasing amounts of their high-protein, low-fat meat. In Rabbit Breeds, photographer Lynn M. Stone spotlights all 49 breeds recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association with adorable original photos, engaging descriptions, and fun facts. This handsome and educational guide is sure to inform and bring a smile to the face of rabbit fanciers and general animal lovers alike.

4-H Guide to Raising Chickens

Author: Tara Kindschi

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 1616732210

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 5335


Raising chickens teaches more than animal husbandry. It’s a hands-on chance to learn the character- and community-building principles and practices that 4-H is all about. And, of course, it’s fun. This easy-to-follow, illustrated guide introduces beginners to the basics of how to raise chickens. Whether you’re a 4-H’r, a first-time poultry owner, or a future egg farmer, The 4-H Guide to Raising Chickens provides step-by-step instructions for your project. From selecting a breed to caring for chicks, from housing and fencing to feeding and preventing or treating illness, the guide presents simple, straightforward information about chickens of all kinds, raised for pets, eggs, or meat. It also includes a glossary and list of resources.

Rabbits For Dummies

Author: Connie Isbell,Audrey Pavia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470496282

Category: Pets

Page: 312

View: 6109


Your hands-on guide to being a responsible rabbit owner Want to raise a happy, healthy bunny? This practical guide gives you everything you need to know to successfully adopt, nurture, live with, and love a rabbit. From choosing a rabbit and preparing its home to training, healthcare, and having fun with your bunny, you get a wealth of expert tips that will have your rabbit (and you) hopping with joy! Jump into bunny basics — decide whether a rabbit is the right pet for you, discover the different breeds, and find out the best places to adopt your bunny Take care of creature comforts — from housing and grooming to feeding and healthcare, provide the best care for your friend Practice bunny "psychology" — understand bunny body language and sounds, handle behavior issues, and train your bunny to do tricks and use the litter box Enjoy the wonderful world of rabbits — play games with your bunny, join clubs and organizations, show your rabbit, and make traveling with bunny easy Open the book and find: Informative photos and illustrations Detailed breed descriptions How to think like a rabbit Tips for handling bad bunny behavior The latest on organic cuisine and homegrown feeding options Games to play with your rabbit How to live with an indoor bunny (which is recommended!) Ten signs that require emergency action A bunch of bunny resources — from rescue groups to registries to Web sites

How to Breed a Rabbit

The Ultimate Guide to Bunny and Rabbit Breeding, Baby Rabbits and Rabbit Care

Author: Sarah Martin

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781495486470

Category: Pets

Page: 110

View: 1234


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!

Raising Rabbits the Modern Way

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Storey Books


Category: Rabbits.

Page: 178

View: 4479


Provides information on feeding, housing, showing, selling, and breeding rabbits, and offers advice on raising rabbits as a business

The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver

Your Questions Answered about Housing, Feeding, Behavior, Health Care, Breeding, and Kindling

Author: Karen Patry

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124666

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 328

View: 8951


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.

The Book of Bunny Suicides

Author: Andy Riley

Publisher: Hodder

ISBN: 1444709135

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 7115


Wickedly ingenious and surreal ideas for all the little fluffy rabbits in this world who just don't want to live anymore, with bonus material from Andy Riley's sketchbook.

Raising Rabbits For Fur, Meat And Profit

Author: Hodgson G. Robert

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1446545261

Category: Pets

Page: 152

View: 1488


Originally published in 1927. A detailed book of advice on profiting from rabbit breeding. Contents Include: Commercial Possibilities The Different Breeds Rabbitry Construction Foods and Feeding Breeding Keeping Records Diseases and Ailments Marketing the Products Killing and Dressing Preparing and Cooking. etc. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Raising Rabbits 101 4th Edition

Author: Aaron Webster

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517360511

Category: Rabbits

Page: 182

View: 2378


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.

How to Raise Rabbits

Everything You Need to Know

Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 0760345279

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 6096


DIVRabbits are wonderful animals to raise, whether as pets or as livestock on a farm. They are especially great as starter animals for children who participate in 4-H or other rabbit shows. But before you embark on owning one of these lovable critters, there’s a lot you need to know; for instance, which of the forty-seven rabbit breeds is best for you? Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Rabbits, you’ll find practical advice for raising any number of rabbits in any environment—rural or urban, one rabbit or twenty. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on breed types, housing and food requirements, shows, kit care, and general healthcare for the rabbit. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, How to Raise Rabbits continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to rabbit care and a classic on any rabbit lover’s bookshelf. /div

The Everything Pet Rabbit Handbook

Your Ultimate Guide to Pet Rabbit Ownership, Training, and Care

Author: Sarah Martin

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781495488597

Category: Pets

Page: 182

View: 3930


Thinking about buying a pet rabbit? Want to learn how to raise a healthy and happy bunny? Written specifically for the pet rabbit owner, this book is your 1st step towards caring for and understanding your bunny. Make sure you can handle the responsibilities that come with pet rabbit care! Full of facts that every bunny parent should know, if your rabbit could talk they would ask you to read this book. The Everything Pet Rabbit Handbook covers all your rabbit-knowledge needs in an easy to understand format with color photos and helpful information that you can put to use immediately! Information is presented for both USA and the UK. Get your questions answered with in-depth information on: Bunny Basics: Is a rabbit a good pet for me? What equipment do I need for a pet rabbit? What should I feed a bunny to keep them healthy and ensure a long life? Finding Your Perfect Rabbit: What should I look for in a rabbit? What breeds make good pets? Where can I buy/ adopt a rabbit? What should I do to check the health and wellness of a rabbit before bringing them home? Life with Your Bunny: How do I bunny-proof my house? How should I handle my rabbit? How do I groom my rabbit? How do I introduce my new bunny to my family and kids? Health, Wellness, & Training: What about vet visits? What signs of illness should I look out for? How do I perform my own rabbit health-checks? How can I tell what my bunny is thinking? (Rabbit body language) What should I do if my rabbit bites? How do you litter box train a rabbit? And so much more! If you want to truly enjoy owning and interacting with your rabbit this is a must-read book. Also included is a recommended rabbit breed list (with descriptions), how to get involved in clubs and other rabbit-related groups, and TONS of useful tips and tricks that will ensure you have a happy and successful relationship with your rabbit. Your book also comes with free downloads from, which includes a health checklist, chores checklist (great for kids!), and a how-to guide for building your own transport cage. Don't put off expanding your bunny-knowledge, get this book and take the first step today!

Raising Rabbits for Meat

Author: Tiffany Simpson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781475096590


Page: 154

View: 927


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

Raising Rabbits Indoors

The Complete House Rabbit Care Guide

Author: Anita Haley

Publisher: Ubiquitous Publishing

ISBN: 9781927870440

Category: Pets

Page: 162

View: 3875


This is the ultimate guide on raising rabbits indoors with the most current, up-to-date facts and references you need to be prepared as a house rabbit owner. This handbook will get you started with a solid foundation of information on house rabbits, but even if you've kept bunnies for 20 years, there's always more to learn, which for many rabbit enthusiasts is just one of the reasons they love their long-eared companions so much. You will find information on getting started with raising a rabbit or bunny indoors, such as breeding, lifespan, indoor rabbit habitat, training, behavior, rabbit hutches and cages, litter box and leash tips, ARBA show standards and BRC Breeding standards, and a list of breeders by breed for the USA, relevant web sites, as well as a list of breeders for the UK and Canada. There is literally a rabbit out there for just about anyone willing to learn how to care for them, physically and emotionally, which is the point of this book. Bringing any pet into your life and home is a serious responsibility. Especially with a sensitive animal like a rabbit or bunny, it's imperative that you understand what you're getting yourself into - especially since you're interested in having a house rabbit. People new to the idea of keeping a companion rabbit are often taken aback by the sheer variety these animals offer in terms of size, quality of coat, and type of personality. Anita Haley also outlines so much more, such as details about the most popular rabbit pet breeds by size including the most popular eight genera that can be domesticated, terms you should be familiar with, grooming information, and plants and litter toxic to rabbits that should be avoided, advice for interviewing a prospective rabbit vet as well as antibiotic advice, rabbit ownership buying advice and costs, general rabbit-proofing any responsible pet owner should be aware of. This guide suggests the best vegetables for your rabbit, answer your all your questions on raising house rabbits, as well as go in depth into possible diseases to be aware of that could affect your rabbit's health, such as ringworm, Tyzzer's disease, mycomatosis and viral hemmorrhagic disease - to name just a few. After reading this book, you will be an expert on raising house rabbits - guaranteed!

Raising Rabbits for Meat

Author: Eric Rapp,Callene Rapp

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 1771422785

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 7136


How to raise rabbits for a steady source of meat and income Rabbits are one of the most sustainable, nutritious, and economic meat sources available. They can easily be raised in a variety of locations and climates, and require less space and infrastructure than many other species of livestock. Raising Rabbits for Meat is the how-to guide to help you succeed in starting and running a home rabbitry for a steady source of meat or income. Coverage includes: The history of the domestic rabbit Information on breeding, housing, and harvesting Tools to help you succeed with your program An emphasis on heritage breeds. Raising Rabbits for Meat provides a solid foundation for success in raising rabbits and is ideal for anyone interesting in starting a small rabbitry for home use or to market rabbit meat as a business opportunity.