Search Results for: rabbits

28
Aug

Hutches and Cages for Homestead Rabbits

by Tiffany in The Homestead

So you’ve decided to bring home a few rabbits and add them to your homestead. By now you should have decided how you will house them…cage or colony. There are advantages and disadvantages for each but if you are now reading this article you have perhaps decided on cages. Their cage or hutch will be the place for […]

24
Jul

How to Keep Rabbits Cool in Summer

by Tiffany in The Homestead

Really hot summer weather is not fun. We are lucky that we can go inside, crank the A/C, and relax even during the most severe heat waves. But what about homestead animals? The heat is tough on them too and they don’t have the options that we do. When the summer heat kicks into gear there […]

14
Jun

Feeding Rabbits on the Homestead

by Tiffany in The Homestead

Like all pets, rabbits need a balanced diet in order to thrive. Because 20% of a rabbit’s entire body weight is occupied by its digestive system, diet is especially important to a bunny’s health. Many of the pellet foods that are provided in the US market contain everything that your rabbit will need nutrition-wise. They are […]

3
Jan

Raising Rabbits – Colony or Cages?

by Tiffany in The Homestead

Once you decide you want to raise some rabbits on your homestead (congrats!) you will ultimately need to decide if you want to raise them in cages or in a colony. There are advantages and disadvantages to each method, neither is right or wrong. You just need to figure out what is right for you. […]

28
Dec

Urban Homesteading – Raising Rabbits

by Tiffany in The Homestead

More and more urban homesteaders are getting curious about raising rabbits. It is often times the ultimate goal to become more self sufficient and rabbits can help with that. In fact they may be one of the easiest and best ways to help you further your self sufficient homestead goals. How so? Why rabbits? Well there are […]