Find out how to feed rabbit babies using a goat's milk-based formula.
Gather a few pallets and get geared up to make your very own spacious rabbit hutch with just a few supplies for under $25 dollars!
There are many reasons to raise meat rabbits: meat, fertilizer, breeding capacity, small space required, pelts and more.
Cross-state travel, early chicks, a rescue rabbit and pork — all in one week!
Using permaculture principles with rabbits to ensure their living space is as natural as possible.
Thinking about getting into meat rabbits? Here are a few basics about raising, breeding and processing that may help you along the way.
Whether you have 1/4 acre or 100 acres, raising rabbits is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to have a constant supply of meat on your homestead. Here are some of the things we learned at the beginning of our journey.
Rabbit is delicious and extremely good for you.
Tackling the old wives tale I heard recently down at the hardware store how a penny inserted into the flesh of a tomato plant stalk will help that plant fight off or maybe prevent a blight attack along with data on trying to trap a wild rabbit.
Using rabbit hypnosis and a pair of wire cutters we successfully perform dental surgery on one of our does.
"The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver" by Karen Patry will answer your questions about rabbit housing, feeding, behavior, health care, breeding and kindling.
Since we began raising rabbits on our homestead, the phrase "breeding like rabbits" has taken on a whole new meaning to us. The sad fact is that domesticated rabbits don't "breed like rabbits." Here are a few tips that will help you make breeding more efficient and less stressful.
Noxious fumes aren’t conducive to happy cleaning. Give all your homemade cleaning solutions an invigorating and healthy boost by adding a few drops of pure plant essential oils such as lavender or lemon. Heavenly!
Rabbits are an ideal source of high quality meat for urban homesteaders.
A common problem rabbit raisers face is lack of litters in the fall. One big reason is hot weather in the summer, and we are having plenty of that across the country.
Rabbits are a fabulously healthful, economical and ecologically sound source of meat, and they don’t have to be kept in hanging cages. Rabbits can be raised on pasture to produce food for your family while improving the quality of your land.
Edamame soybeans are tough,fast-maturing plants that can withstand extreme garden conditions. They have few problems with disease or insect pests. The green pods are delicious and high in protein, and make a good addition to an edible landscape.
Robert White is remaking himself as a farmer, and will return to his family's land to start a market garden. Here's why.
This week at Polyface Farm included mornings with rabbits, fence line work, moving calves and my first foray into canning.
describing the upcoming fun photo contest with the theme being chickens and the fun they either have or give. Figs and more figs are at the heart of the obsession.