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Dual Purpose Rabbit Breeds

Dual Purpose Rabbit breeds posses characteristics tailored towards two or sometimes more purposes. Whether these are for pets, pelt, meat or wool there are several breeds which fit multiple purposes. Obviously the reasons you want rabbits in the first place plays a large role in making your decision on breeds. If you’re after a rabbit for one specific role, then dual purpose rabbit breeds can’t fill them as well as a specifically purposed breed could. However if your space or time is limited,...
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Rabbit Neutering -What Does it Mean For You and Your Pet?

Rabbit Neutering -What Does it Mean For You and Your Pet?

Rabbit Neutering, its the first and most pressing decision that rabbit owners will make for their furry friend. It is imperative that you make an informed decision as a new rabbit owner, as it will impact many factors for your rabbit. As people, I like to think we feel a certain amount of empathy for the animals that we submit to this process because we know that we would not like to undergo this procedure ourselves. Neutering is targeted at pet owners. In...
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Rabbit Balls? How to Tell the Gender of Male and Female Rabbits

Rabbit Balls? How to Tell the Gender of Male and Female Rabbits

There have been many jokes and tales in popular culture about the breeding habits of rabbits. These jokes have been so prevalent that there is a common phrase that has to do with ‘acting like rabbits’. However, what is not often known is the differences in gender among rabbits and how one can immediately spot those differences. There is also not a wealth of information about what these differences in gender in terms of behavior, temperament and mating patterns. So...
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Essential Rabbit Nutrition for Health and Longevity

Essential Rabbit Nutrition for Health and Longevity

Rabbits, being herbivores (plant-eaters) by nature, thrive in a rich plant-based environment like fields of grassy lands. In the wild, they feed mostly on grass and leafy plants. They also eat soft tree barks and twigs, but in smaller quantities. Their natural habitat provides them with the freshest options for their food. The rabbits we keep as pets have been separated by their distant wild cousins by hundreds if not thousands of generations. As a result, particular care must be given to our furry family members. While a lot of their diet is similar to their wild brethren, we have the option of providing nutritious pellets, and can ensure we give them a complete diet.

Mr Reynold’s Special Rabbit Feed Recipe

Oren Reynolds is a former President of the American Rabbit Breeders Association. He had a recipe he shared with the community he felt was a good way to supplement rabbit pellets. If you want to have a go at making this supplemental rabbit feed, the recipe is below, each ingredient has a link to where is can be purchased from:   6 Quarts Oats 1 Quart Wheat 1 Quart Sunflower Seeds 1 Quart Barley(whole if available, crushed is fine too)...
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Guidelines to Finding the Perfect Pet Rabbit for You

Guidelines to Finding the Perfect Pet Rabbit for You

Having a pet rabbit is a personal preference, and choosing what kind is something to really ponder on. Your evaluation of your own personality will make a good starting point in choosing your home companion. Your relationship should be beneficial on both sides as well. In addition, your status as whether you are alone in your home or is living with someone or family or children make another huge consideration in your decision. Making wise decisions will definitely reap the...
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