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Bringing Home A Rabbit: Supplies You’ll Need

Purchasing A Rabbit From A Pet Store

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If you’ve made the decision to get a rabbit, congratulations! Rabbits are super cute and fun to play with. These furry friends make a great addition to the family.

Before bringing home a rabbit, you’ll need to be prepared with the essential supplies that they will need.

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Why Every Homestead Should Have Meat Rabbits

New Zealand White Rabbits

I’ve been raising rabbits for some time now and I absolutely love them because they have so much to offer. Since they’re such a great addition to our lifestyle I’ve decided to compile a list of reasons why every homestead should have rabbits.

1. A Great Meat Source

Rabbit meat is lean and has a great flavor. For this reason alone backyard farmers love to have rabbits for growing their own meat. Rabbits are easy to cull (it doesn’t even require a bullet) and they can be processed and in your freezer within minutes. I initially started raising rabbits so my raw fed dogs could have more of a variety in their diet.

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5 Ways To Collect Rabbit Poop

rabbit poop collection

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Bunnies are adorable – we can probably all agree on that.  But when it comes to raising these furry creatures, there’s nothing worse than having rabbit poop fly all over the place.

I’ve been raising rabbits for a few years now and have tried different methods to collect rabbit poop. I’m going to share those with you in just a bit.

rabbit poop collection

Facts About Rabbit Poop

First, let’s talk a little bit about the rabbit manure itself. One of the good things about rabbit manure is that they are pellets which are small in size, and perfectly round.  They’re dry and have little to no odor. Meaning that collecting rabbit poop isn’t as bad as dealing with manure from other animals.

Rabbit waste is a great fertilizer and can be used all over the garden. Many rabbit farmers actually sift the fur and hay out of their rabbit’s waste and sell it to gardeners.

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