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Why Raise Rabbits?

Here are some good reasons for your considerations:

raising rabbits as a family hobby for semi-rural and urban families while supplementing their meat supply in a nutritious way
raising rabbits as a companion or pet for the owners
raising rabbits as an alternative livestock
raising rabbits as a means of utilizing small rural holdings in a profitable manner
raising rabbits as more efficient means of converting feed ingredients into a healthy meat for human consumption compared to the traditional farm animals
raising rabbits as an excellent learning and enjoyment experience in institutional settings (long term care facilities, etc.)
rabbit pelts are sometimes used in clothing and accessories, such as scarves, hats, wools, etc

 

Rabbit Selection Criteria?

There are several things you need to consider when deciding which rabbit to get.

Use Will your rabbit be used for meat, fur, wool, breeding of just a pet?
Weight Do you want your rabbit to be small (2-6 lbs), medium (7-9 lbs), large (10-11 lbs) or giant (over 11 lbs)?
Color What color rabbit do you want?
Price What kind of rabbit can you afford? What will you need to care for your rabbit?

 

Other Articles:

How to Raise Rabbits - Guide on Food and Grooming

Rabbit Farming - Lucrative Business If You Know What You Are Getting Into

Guide to Raising Rabbits - How to Have Happy Bunnies

Breeding Rabbits - Do's and Don'ts When You Breed Rabbits

Keeping Rabbits - What to Consider Before You Start Raising Rabbits

Rabbit Rearing - Quick Tips To Help You Be An Informed Rabbit Owner In No Time

Outdoor Rabbit Hutch - 3 Specific Considerations Before Buying Rabbit Hutch

Caring For Rabbits - Important Consideration When it Comes to Keeping Rabbits

How to Raise Rabbits - What Rabbits Owner Need To Know

Pet Rabbit Cage - 3 Factors That You Should Consider When Buying A Pet Rabbit Cage

Rabbit Farming - 6 Considerations Before You Start Raising Rabbits

Raising Rabbit - Effective Ways On How To Take Care Of Your Rabbits And Make Your Bunny Happy

Rabbit Housing Project - 7 Simple Steps To Help You Build Your Own Rabbit House