Your Rabbit

A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

Author: Nancy Searle

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612123279

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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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.

How to Raise Rabbits

Everything You Need to Know

Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 0760345279

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 4470

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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 Field Guide to Rabbits

Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Angel Island Association

ISBN: 9780760331934

Category: Nature

Page: 144

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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, 4th Edition

Breeds, Care, Housing

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 161212254X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 5127

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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.

Rabbits For Dummies

Author: Connie Isbell,Audrey Pavia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470496282

Category: Pets

Page: 312

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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

Rabbits

Small-scale Rabbit Keeping

Author: Chris McLaughlin

Publisher: Hobby Farms Press

ISBN: 9781933958965

Category: Nature

Page: 158

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Gives expert advice on how to choose, raise, and keep rabbits on a small-scale farm. Covers everything from choosing a breed of rabbit for your farm to breeding concerns and health issues.

Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 5th Edition

Breeds, Care, Housing

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612129773

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

View: 5796

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The fifth edition of this best-selling handbook features the same detailed approach that has made it the trusted source for raising healthy, productive rabbits — plus a total redesign with color photos and graphics. Whether you’re interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide offers expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, and more. In addition, author Bob Bennett includes the most up-to-date information on preventive health care, treating diseases, marketing, and showing. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

Hobby Farms: Rabbits

Small-Scale Rabbit Keeping

Author: Chris McLaughlin

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1937049752

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Rabbit raisers will keep their rabbitries hopping and happy with the advice found in Rabbits, a Hobby Farm book. Rabbit breeder and exhibitor Chris McLaughlin offers years of experience and guidance on the many aspects of raising rabbits on a hobby farm, a livestock choice she considers perfect due to the limited space rabbits need to thrive. Whether the reader is raising rabbits for pets, fiber, or meat, there is much solid information and useful advice to be found in the pages of Rabbits. From the natural and cultural history of rabbits to selecting and purchasing of the right rabbits for a small farm, this book is both practical and enlightening. Individual chapters focusing on housing and feeding, behavior and handling, health care, and breeding and raising young make this an indispensable choice for all rabbit keepers. Handsomely designed with color photographs throughout, Rabbits also offers sidebars of helpful tips, fun anecdotes, and quotes from hobby farmers that prove entertaining and edifying. The final chapter of the book, “Making Money with Rabbits” discusses how to turn the rabbit-raising business profitable through producing show and pet rabbits, wool/fiber rabbits, rabbit manure, and rabbit meat. Resources include a glossary of terms and a catalog of associations, books, periodicals, and websites. Fully indexed.

Raising Rabbits 101 4th Edition

Author: Aaron Webster

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517360511

Category: Rabbits

Page: 182

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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.

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: 3885

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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 Complete Beginner's Guide to Raising Small Animals

Everything You Need to Know about Raising Cows, Sheep, Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, and More

Author: Carlotta Cooper

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601383762

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 4897

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This book was written for anyone considering raising domesticated animals for family pets, producers of eggs and milk, Or a source Of humanely treated meat. You will learn how to care for chickens, from choosing the right breed to raising them for egg production. You will learn how to handle geese and ducks and information about choosing the correct breeds, feeding, housing, breeding, and selecting the right ones for egg production. You will also learn about egg incubation, maintaining poultry health, and how to raise them for meat. Other animals you will learn how to care for include rabbits, goats, sheep, dairy cows, and beef cattle. --

How to Build Chicken Coops

Everything You Need to Know

Author: Samantha Johnson,Daniel Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 0760347336

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 2036

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How to Build Chicken Coops includes a complete, customizable construction plan (with step-by-step instructions, photos, a cut list, and diagrams) and extensive how-to information on chicken care.

Raising Rabbits Indoors

The Complete House Rabbit Care Guide

Author: Anita Haley

Publisher: Ubiquitous Publishing

ISBN: 9781927870440

Category: Pets

Page: 162

View: 1480

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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!

Storey's Guide to Raising - Rabbits

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603424563

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

View: 1641

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

Raising Show Rabbits

Author: Shirley DeLuca

Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated

ISBN: 9781604743616

Category: Nature

Page: 51

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Raising Show Rabbits offers seventeen years of seasoned breeding for the novice rabbit breeder. This book includes timely secrets and knowledge that can only come from experience and will help guide you on your way to raising quality show rabbits.

Mental Illness

A Guide to Recovery

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412032997

Category: Medical

Page: 257

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Recovery from mental illness is possible.

Flemish Giant Rabbits

Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeding, Buying, Care, Cost, Keeping, Health, Supplies, Food, Rescue and More Included! a Complete Flemish Giant Rabbits Pet Guide

Author: Lolly Brown

Publisher: NRB :Publishing

ISBN: 9781946286307

Category:

Page: N.A

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Flemish Giant Rabbits are known as 'Gentle Giants' in the rabbit world, they are also known as King of Rabbits because of their large size, great personality and long life. These breed was developed in Belgium around the 16th century. It is considered as 'Universal Rabbit' for its variety of purposes; it can be your pet, they are eligible for show and were originally bred for meat and fur animal. These rabbit breed have docile and gentle personalities. They're great longtime companions, and for that you need some guidance on how to take care of them, raise them and possibly learn how to be like them as well as teach them to be like you! Fortunately, this ultimate guide will teach you on how to be the best Flemish Giant Rabbit owner you can be! Inside this book, you will find tons of helpful information about Flemish Giant Rabbit; their breed, how they live, how to deal with them and realize the great benefits of owning one! Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeding, Buying, Care, Cost, Keeping, Health, Supplies, Food, Rescue and More Included!

Hobby Farm Animals

A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Pigs, Sheep, and Cattle

Author: Sue Weaver,Ann Larkin Hansen,Cherie Langlois,Arie Mcfarlen,Chris McLaughlin

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1620081865

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 6446

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Eggs, meat, milk, wool, fur, feathers, and some priceless bucolic bliss. No hobby farm is complete without critters…possibly a small herd peppering the field or a microflock flapping around the hen house or pond. A single information-packed volume with everything a hobby farmer needs to know about farm animals, this new comprehensive manual to selecting, caring for, and breeding livestock brings forth the expertise of six hobby farmers, each of whom has real-life on-the-farm experience with the animals she discusses. Whether you’re contemplating adding a small herd of sheep or goats to your existing hobby farm or you’ve always wondered about the benefits of raising angora rabbits or Muscovy ducks, Livestock for Your Hobby Farm provides the kind of guidance you need to begin a herd or flock and expand your pens and fencing. With exhaustive detail, the authors offer complete coverage of chickens, ducks, goats, sheep, cattle, pigs, and rabbits, including the housing, health-care, special needs, advantages and challenges of each. -Extensive sections devoted to the seven major farm animals, including profiles of the most popular breeds and varieties -Detailed how-to chapters on the care, handling, feeding, health, and safety of each animal -Special chapters devoted to the breeding and raising of young animals -Recommendations for ways of capitalizing on your livestock’s output, from selling eggs, milk, fiber, and so forth -Tips for troubleshooting potential problems and warding off diseases, parasites, and predators

Mein Zwergkaninchen

Author: Monika Wegler

Publisher: GRÄFE UND UNZER

ISBN: 3833831367

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 399

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Hoppeln, Haken schlagen, gemeinsam um die Wette buddeln - das lieben Zwergkaninchen! Sie brauchen deshalb viel Bewegung und einen Kaninchenpartner. Gleichzeitig fassen die geselligen Tiere leicht Vertrauen zu Menschen. Daher ist es nicht verwunderlich, dass sie besonders Kinderherzen im Sturm erobern. "Mein Zwergkaninchen" aus der Reihe GU Mein Heimtier informiert Sie umfassend, wie Zwergkaninchen artgerecht gehalten werden. Und das in neuem, modernen Layout, mit noch mehr Inhalt und durch neuartige, attraktive Ratgeber-Elemente, z.B. Aktivtest Mein Heimtier, Wussten Sie schon, dass?, Elterninfo, Tiersitter-Pass.