The Benefits of Raising Rabbits on the Homestead

Nancy Smith and Heidi Hunt discuss the benefits of raising rabbits on the homestead, including rabbits as pets, raising rabbits for meat and using angora rabbit wool for weaving.

Top: The Mini Rex currently is the most popular rabbit for showing and for children. Middle: The New Zealand, which also comes in black and red, exemplifies the rabbit's meat-producing qualities. Bottom: Flemish Grants are one of the oldest specialty breeds.
Top: The Mini Rex currently is the most popular rabbit for showing and for children. Middle: The New Zealand, which also comes in black and red, exemplifies the rabbit's meat-producing qualities. Bottom: Flemish Grants are one of the oldest specialty breeds.
TOM GRIFFIN