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These rabbit breeds are popular among raisers in the United States. Popularity ranges based on fur, color, and the general purpose of the breed.
A floppy-eared, cotton-tailed pet can be a wonderful addition to the family.
Bunnies browse the fresh edibles and it’ll save you money in feed costs
If you raise rabbits, put them out on pasture so they can have all the fresh greens they want. Keep them in a wire cage on the ground, and move it at least once a day. They’ll eat just about...
Rabbits are easy to raise and so darn cute
I had four rabbits as a kid. Their names were Laverne, Shirley, Fonzie, and Richie. We had lots of fun raising them as pets. They were white with black noses, feet, ears, and pink eyes. I think they...
Rabbits can make a wonderful addition to your acreage!
Bunnies don’t mind the cold as much as we do, but they need protection from harsh weather
As we’re bundling up for colder temperatures, your rabbits are wondering what the big deal is. They’re hardy critters, and it’s fine to leave them outside in their hutches as long...
Don't touch the bunny
There’s a bacterial disease in wildlife called rabbit fever that’s been around for a long time and reported in every state except Hawaii. It can be transmitted to humans and make you...
A disease of wildlife called tularemia, or rabbit fever, can infect people and pets.
A disease of wildlife called tularemia, a.k.a. "rabbit fever," has been reported in every state except Hawaii, according to Kelly Rockwell, a third-year student at the University of...
There are a few plants they might avoid, but nothing green is ever completely bunny-proof
How many times has this happened to you: You planted some beautiful flowers in the landscape and woke up the next day to find that they’ve turned into rabbit food. Where’s Elmer Fudd when...
An Iowa family started a rabbit project and is developing it into a business
Erin Houghton of Adel, Iowa, was looking for a project for her three kids, ages 14, 7, and 8. The older child had been showing cattle and hogs, but the two little ones also wanted animals to care for...