How to Make a J Feeder and Hay Rack for your Rabbits or Chickens

How to Make a J Feeder and Hay Rack for your Rabbits or Chickens

Keeping rabbits in a colony is a fantastic, natural way of raising rabbits. The only problem I have really encountered is their love of tipping their bowls over. The solution I have found is to make a J feeder and to make a hay rack for the rabbits. I also made...
4 Steps to Ensure Optimum Growth in Meat Rabbits

4 Steps to Ensure Optimum Growth in Meat Rabbits

Growing meat rabbits is basically easy. Put boy rabbits and girl rabbits in together with food and eat the excess bunnies. Simple right?? Unfortunately it can be a little more complicated than that if you want to be efficient and aim for optimum growth in meat...
Preventing an Outbreak of Rabbit Calicivirus in your Rabbitry

Preventing an Outbreak of Rabbit Calicivirus in your Rabbitry

During the first week of March 2017, a planned national release of RHDV1 K5, will go ahead in Australia, New Zealand is expected to follow suit. There is no cure for Rabbit Calicivirus (RCD), therefore prevention is the only option. Below I will show you steps you can...
The Ultimate Chicken and Rabbit Dust Bath Recipe

The Ultimate Chicken and Rabbit Dust Bath Recipe

Chickens LOVE their dust baths, and surprisingly rabbits naturally roll in dust too! Why not set up a suped-up dust bath for them to help treat parasites while they are at it? You will need one dust bath for every 10- 15 or so chickens or every 5 adult rabbits, and...
How to Control Revolting Parasites With Effective Natural Remedies

How to Control Revolting Parasites With Effective Natural Remedies

In general small numbers of fleas, lice or mites seldom cause any issue, but given the right conditions, their populations will explode exponentially. Then they can be hard to control and their impact on the homestead can be significant. In general animals are fairly...
7 Surprising Benefits to Allowing Rabbits to Burrow in Dirt

7 Surprising Benefits to Allowing Rabbits to Burrow in Dirt

If you truly think that letting rabbits express their natural behaviour is the best way to get happy bunnies, then surely letting them burrow is also important? I am making an assumption, but I am going to put it out there: People who keep their rabbits in a colony...
Keeping a Meat Rabbit Colony – The Top 5 Questions Answered!

Keeping a Meat Rabbit Colony – The Top 5 Questions Answered!

Keeping a rabbit colony is the easiest and best way to raise your rabbits. Rabbits love living in group housing and are naturally very social animals. Here are the 5 most commonly asked questions when starting look into raising meat rabbits in a colony and the...

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