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3/14/2016
Sometimes living off the land can be pretty counter-cultural. My decision to start raising meat rabbits on my homestead was met with a lot of criticism from others. Learn how homesteaders can deal with unwanted (and sometimes unwarranted) remarks.
1/8/2016
Whether it’s as simple as switching our water bottles for crocks, or something more complicated, like stacking hay around your hutches — here are a few quick tips on how to keep your homestead rabbits warm this winter.
12/14/2015
Garden pests come in all sizes, from mammals to bugs. This post describes a control for two pests, rabbits and slugs. Learn the step-by-step process for building beer-based slug traps and a rabbit-proof fence.
5/6/2015
Keeping animals in good condition is important for the health of your homestead. Here's how to get past the fluff and make sure your rabbits are in top shape.
4/14/2015
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.
4/7/2015
There are many reasons to raise meat rabbits: meat, fertilizer, breeding capacity, small space required, pelts and more.
1/19/2015
Thinking about getting into meat rabbits? Here are a few basics about raising, breeding and processing that may help you along the way.
1/2/2015
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.
12/22/2014
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.
9/2/2014
This week at Polyface Farm included mornings with rabbits, fence line work, moving calves and my first foray into canning.
5/2/2014
"The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver" by Karen Patry will answer your questions about rabbit housing, feeding, behavior, health care, breeding and kindling.
4/30/2014
Using permaculture principles with rabbits to ensure their living space is as natural as possible.
4/8/2014
Cross-state travel, early chicks, a rescue rabbit and pork — all in one week!
11/27/2013
Using rabbit hypnosis and a pair of wire cutters we successfully perform dental surgery on one of our does.
7/26/2013
Rabbits are an ideal source of high quality meat for urban homesteaders.
5/13/2013
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!
4/24/2013
Find out how to feed rabbit babies using a goat's milk-based formula.
10/3/2012
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.
9/11/2012
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.
8/29/2012
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.
8/14/2012
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.
1/9/2012
Robert White is remaking himself as a farmer, and will return to his family's land to start a market garden. Here's why.
10/17/2011
Rabbit is delicious and extremely good for you.




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