So, as most of you know, we chose the Rex breed of Rabbits because they are so multi purposeful! They have such a soft, velvety fur I knew I didn't want it go to waste whenever we did use some for meat purposes. Well, we processed a couple of our own Rabbits (with the help… Continue reading First Rabbit Pelts
Our lovely, Butterfly bushes. So, last time I put a blog up on this subject it was about tilling our straw bale beds, and getting ready for our Spring garden. However, many things have changed since then in our lives, and we’ve come up with a new plan! Will There Be A Garden or Chickens?… Continue reading New Plans For Our Backyard Homestead!
In these photos, Mopsy's litter is 4 days old (2/08/2022), Cottontail's litter is 5 days old (2/07/2022). Pairings, and Their Litters: So, as you've seen in the title (and photo), the first litters of Evergreen Rabbitry are here! We bred all 3 of our does on January 7th (1/07/2022). Corduroy x Cottontail litter arrived on,… Continue reading First Rabbit Litters of 2022: How Everything Went
In our Rabbitry, we are always striving to breed quality Rex Rabbits. The main focus is for them to be a meat source, but we want them to have good quality in every aspect so you can use them as a 4H project, garden friend and/or for pelts! Rex Rabbits are a great option for… Continue reading Evergreen Rabbitry: Pricing + FAQ
First snow with our Rabbits. Start Up Cost: (Housing, Food, Animals, Misc.) So, obviously because we had never done this before, there was a "start up" cost to get the items needed to begin raising our Rabbits. Building the hutches, getting the feeders/waterers, making the nesting boxes, and getting a small animal tattoo kit (for… Continue reading “Start Up Cost and Break Down: Raising Rabbits For Meat”