We know many people who have CLOSED rabbitries and folks often ask “Why?” The post at this link explains it quite effectively.
NOTE: This is part of an article written several years ago and is also an excerpt from a chapter in Debi’s book.
The naming of rabbits has come up in several conversations lately as well as being a hot “topic” recently on some of the e-mail lists. I thought maybe I’d share what’s been discussed. By “naming” I mean whose name or rabbitry gets listed on the pedigree. I’ve heard a great deal about people attempting to “take credit” for other’s breeding. I truly think that in most cases it is not intentional but more a case of not knowing.
If you are new to rabbits or, better yet, haven’t purchased your first rabbits yet … please invest in a membership to the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) membership and also in the purchase of the ARBA Standard of Perfection. And it truly is a […]
I’ve had an opportunity over the past couple of months to visit a number of rabbitries as I looked for foundation stock and also to watch a lot of judging at rabbit shows. Trimming toenails takes only a few minutes every month and yet a large number of people forget or ignore this health maintenance task … I guess they don’t think it’s very important.
I looked a number of rabbits while looking for my start-up animals and almost all of them were badly in need of nail trimming. Quite a few of the animals had sore front paws (more…)