Ten Commandments for Raising Healthy Rabbits

Kansas State University veterinarian Randy Kidd shares essential information about raising rabbits for food and profit.



061 raising rabbits - 01 new zealand doe
A doe of the popular New Zealand White breed.
PHOTO: RANDY KIDD
061 raising rabbits - 03 holding technique
TOP LEFT: A small young rabbit can be held by its loin area. RIGHT: Calm an agitated rabbit by securing its head under your elbow. BOTTOM LEFT: Lift a grown rabbit by its neck and tail, not by its ears.
RANDY KIDD
061 raising rabbits - 02 gender identification
LEFT: The female has a slit-like genital area. MIDDLE: The male has a rounded protuberance. RIGHT: A standard nesting box combining ventilation and shelter.
RANDY KIDD

















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