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.
Find out how to feed rabbit babies using a goat's milk-based formula.
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.
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!
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.
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.