Rabbits can be easy, versatile and quiet animals to raise on your small property. Heritage breeds offer a chance to set yourself apart from other rabbitries, and they provide value-added product for both home use and sale. Get acquainted with the breeds and the basics of raising rabbits.
Alison Martin is the program director at The Livestock Conservancy, a membership organization for conserving heritage livestock and poultry. With more than 20 years' experience in agriculture, she provides technical support and education to heritage breed farmers and ranchers.
Visit www.livestockconservancy.org for more information.