Tag: Rabbit

A Worthwhile Investment

A Worthwhile Investment

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 […]

Purchasing Your Pet Rabbit

Purchasing Your Pet Rabbit

You’ve decided you want a rabbit for a pet but don’t know where to start.  Rather diving in, take the time to research how to care for a rabbit and what breed of rabbit will work best for you and/or your family.  There are 47 […]

Biosecurity

Biosecurity

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…)

Turning Others “ON” to Rabbits

Turning Others “ON” to Rabbits

A recent post on one of my rabbit email lists mentioned that, unlike horse and dog shows, entries for youth members were up in the rabbit shows they were attending.  Those of us who have had the rabbit habit for a while know it’s a […]

Feeders & Water Bottles

Feeders & Water Bottles

We’re changing the barn around as we added on to my little one to make room for my daughter’s rabbits.  I originally had 6 holes with room for 6 more which would have been OK for me for quite a while, but certainly not enough […]