Category Archives: Rabbits

In Like a Lamb

The old-timers say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, or comes in like a lamb and goes out like a lion.  It’s been pretty lambish all month, so we might be in for a … Continue reading

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Does Kindle Kits?

Rabbit does kindle when they give birth to kits.  Why these confusing terms?  Probably the same reason as a bunch of cows is a herd and a bunch of sheep is a flock.  A group of geese is a flock … Continue reading

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Octomom

We found out a while back that rabbits are generally horrible mothers the first time around.  Horrible to the point that the entire first litter usually dies.  The second litter is usually a little better, but 100% survival of the … Continue reading

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Finally, a Storage Solution

I don’t remember if we posted pictures before of our mud room closet/pantry/feed room.  When we still had the Freedom Rangers we usually had several hundred pounds of feed on hand, with the Rangers eating about 25 pounds a day. … Continue reading

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Mr. Nameless Goes for a Visit

  While I was feeding the rabbits  yesterday, Mr. Nameless decided to pop in. Apparently, the hole in back of the garage is larger than I realized. He really misses Bonney now that she’s living on the other side of the house; maybe … Continue reading

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Lazy Saturdays

It’s been one of those lazy Saturdays when I never feel like I’m doing much but somehow seem to get things done.  We started out with the usual chores: feeding, watering, milking, rotating.  After Declan’s morning nap we loaded up … Continue reading

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Raising Meat Rabbits

I started thinking quite some time before I first bought rabbits about raising them for food for both us and the dogs.  Since that time we’ve come to realize that we should be keeping the Old Testament dietary laws which forbid eating … Continue reading

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Butchering Rabbits

I didn’t take pictures when I butchered rabbits the other day, so instead of explaining how I did it, I’ll give a link to someone else’s description of how they butcher theirs.  This is on a blog written by an … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Two Year Old

I procrastinated as long as I could, then a few days longer.  But even I could only put it off so long.  Rabbits are…  let’s just say prolific, so there’s no point in having three bucks for just four does. … Continue reading

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