I am often asked about the Sales Policy we used when we had rabbits. So I thought I would share it here. The following sales policy is in effect for all Designer Bunnies sales. A copy of this policy is provided with every purchase at the […]
The world is full of rabbit breeders, as evidenced by those attending shows, the supply that pet stores have, and the number of signs found along highways advertising “Bunnies For Sale.” Being a rabbit breeder is an easy task. All you need is a few does and a buck, and you’re in business.
The AHRA has among its members a number of breeders. What we need is for each of these breeders to move up the ladder to the rung which I call “The Promoter.” There is a vast difference between the two categories and the requirements for each.
As I said earlier, being a breeder is easy. Get yourself a buck or two and some does, and you’re in business. With a little work, you can soon be taking a good number of animals, regardless of quality, to shows. This will help you get points and become a leader in the National AHRA Sweepstakes. Now, you can sell your stock for reasonably good price and people will pay it because your standings are high. You may even get smart and have your show line (which you keep strictly for yourself because you don’t want the competition to use your line) and your sale line, which does not get your attention and does not measure up to your show line. People will buy from you because you’re “a winner,” (more…)
Note: This is a re-print from the Purina Rabbit Newsletter for July 2012. When the Link is available on line, I will include it.
Pathogens and parasites lurk everywhere, just waiting for the opportunity to infect your animals! To keep your rabbitry healthy and hopping, utilize a proper biosecurity program to keep out pathogens the animals have not yet been exposed to and to minimize the impact of endemic pathogens.
“Shower in, shower out.”
True biosecurity involves people “showering in and showering out”. However, most rabbitries are not set up with such facilities. You can go a long way toward minimizing human transmission (more…)