Category: Rabbits

Home / Rabbits
Feeling Mischievous
Post

Feeling Mischievous

Testing out this format for sharing pictures across multiple social media platforms, in the comments of the one that led you here, could you tell me what you think of the way this was shared? Thanks!

Full-Semi-Automatic Rabbit Nipples?
Post

Full-Semi-Automatic Rabbit Nipples?

The Reason Everybody knows that having over 10 rabbits on water bottles is a royal pain in the patootie… And for somebody that’s trying to raise animals as efficiently as possible, water bottles just ain’t going to cut it… the answer? Rabbit Nipples! That being said, not everybody has the facility with indoor plumbing necessary...

Rabbit Feed Considerations
Post

Rabbit Feed Considerations

Many of us that have entered the cuniculture world (meat and fur rabbits) did so because we want to know where our food comes from. We want to make sure our livestock is treated a certain way, harvested in a humane manner, and that the animals’ diet is free from substances that we would avoid...

Keeping your humanity
Post

Keeping your humanity

There’s a lot of hypothetical situations for a grid down, SHTF scenario, and widespread apocalyptic events.  And a question that goes along with preparing for such a breakdown is this: how do you keep your humanity or do you abandon it? I don’t claim to be an expert on sociological for psychological theory, but what...

Keeping your humanity when the SHTF
Post

Keeping your humanity when the SHTF

There’s a lot of hypothetical situations for a grid down, SHTF scenario, and widespread apocalyptic events.  A question that goes along with preparing for such a breakdown is this: how do you keep your humanity or do you abandon it durring such an event? I don’t claim to be an expert on sociological for psychological...

3 Pitfalls of Starting a Rabbitry
Post

3 Pitfalls of Starting a Rabbitry

I don’t like starting out a conversation with the negative aspects of raising rabbits.  They truly are the perfect urban livestock.  They are quiet, clean and super efficient.  Chances are you’ve already decided that and agree with me.  Rabbits are easy to raise, as long as you do it right!  So once you’ve decided to...

Rabbit Salad Sandwiches
Post

Rabbit Salad Sandwiches

On the menu today – Rabbit Salad Sandwiches.  Great for a summer picnic or to take in your lunch to work. Serve the salad on a crusty french bread or a nice roll.  You’re going to want seconds! Rabbit Salad Sandwiches Ingredients 3 1/2 cups cooked, shredded rabbit (about 2 lbs rabbit meat) 1 cup...

Buffalo Rabbit Nachos
Post

Buffalo Rabbit Nachos

Buffalo Rabbit Nachos combines two classic appetizers into one awesome recipe.  What’s better than wings and nachos?  Well rabbit nachos with a Buffalo twist! Buffalo Rabbit Nachos is an easy appetizer that can be assembled and baked in 10 min.  Buffalo Rabbit Nachos   Ingredients: 8 oz shredded  rabbit  meat  1/4 c. Frank’s buffalo sauce...

Ground Rabbit Shepherd’s Pie
Post

Ground Rabbit Shepherd’s Pie

Around here we like one pot meals, and this Ground Rabbit Shepherd’s Pie fits the bill.  Talk about comfort food – this has all the elements. Ground Rabbit Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients 1 1/2 to 2 pounds potatoes peeled and quartered 8 Tablespoons (1 stick) butter 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 1-2 cups...

Sour Cream Rabbit Enchiladas
Post

Sour Cream Rabbit Enchiladas

Sour Cream Rabbit Enchiladas…let’s make it for dinner tonight!  Easy recipe, amazing results – you’ll be making these over and over!   Sour Cream Rabbit Enchiladas Rabbit Enchiladas – Ingredients: 10 small soft flour tortillas 3 tablespoons flour 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup sour cream 2 1/2 cups shredded and cooked rabbit meat 3...

Post

Bokashi and Rabbits

Bokashi and Rabbit Composting with Morgan of Bokashi Evolution.  Are you ready for a different composting method for your rabbit manure and kitchen waste?  Then Bokashi is for YOU! This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick talks rabbits and composting with his in studio guest! Morgan joins him, and takes Dons place this week! Nick...

Post

Small Livestock Integration

  Small Livestock Integration On this episode of We Grow Ours the topic is Small Livestock Integration.  Using nature as the example this way of raising livestock creates a natural self-regulating organism.  The goal is to create a system that has very little input and produces the maximum amount of food. But this integration is more...

Post

Buffalo Style Rabbit

Buffalo Style Rabbit Once you have Buffalo Style Rabbit, you’ll never go back to boring chicken again! INGREDIENTS 1 two-pound rabbit, dressed weight, deep-fried 4 tablespoons butter 2 to 5 tablespoons Frank’s Louisiana hot sauce, bottled (best for authentic flavor) 1 tablespoon white vinegar Celery sticks Blue cheese dressing for dipping STEPS Cook the rabbit...

Post

Doomsday Preppers – Our Full Episode

 Doomsday Preppers – Our Full Episode July 31st our own Nick Klein was featured on Doomsday Preppers alongside our friend Don Kupper fellow co-host of We Grow Ours.  And don’t miss Mrs. Hostile Hare butchering her first rabbit! Nick’s segment is about 14 minutes in. What do you think of Nick’s score?  Leave your thoughts...

Post

Buttermilk Fried Rabbit

Buttermilk Fried Rabbit Crunchy crust and moist meat, you’ll find this buttermilk fried rabbit recipe a quick favorite. Ingredients 2 to 3 domestically raised rabbits, cut into serving pieces 2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning, or mix together 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme and 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 tablespoon paprika...

Post

Rabbit and Dumplings

Rabbit and Dumplings With the weather cooling, comfort food because a staple in our house.  This Rabbit and Dumplings recipe fits the bill to a tee. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil1 rabbit, cut into piecesKosher salt and fresh ground pepper1 ½ cups self-rising flour½ cup vegetable shortening2-3 tablespoons ice water Process Heat oil...

Post

Fodder for Feeding Food

Fodder for Feeding Food Fodder for feeding didn’t happen for me overnight.  When I started out raising rabbits I took the route of every first time cuniculturist, I bought a bag of rabbit pellets and started feeding 4 ounces a day.  It was easy, affordable, and functional.  My first four does I had in a...

Post

Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas

Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas Today we bring you another awesome rabbit recipe with a south of the border flare!  Enjoy! Enchilada Sauce 3 tbsp chili powder 3 tbsp flour 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 3 cups of rabbit broth (or chicken broth, or even water) 1...

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe
Post

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe Rabbit 8 rabbit fillets (from the saddle) Marinade 500ml natural yogurt 1 large red chilli finely chopped 1 large green chilli, finely chopped 2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoon ground coriander 2 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 3 tbsp tomato paste Juice of 1 lemon 3 cloves of garlic,...

Post

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew Ingredients 1 wild rabbit, cut into serving pieces seasoned flour, for dusting 2 tbsp vegetable oil 5½oz pancetta 1 large onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 small fennel bulb, sliced into 5mm/¼in thick slices 600ml/1 pint white wine 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 sprig rosemary 2 tbsp pearl barley Preparation method Dust the rabbit pieces with seasoned flour, then shake off...

Post

Panko & Mustard Crusted Rabbit

Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup Dijon mustard 2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped 2 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) fryer rabbits, cut into 8 serving pieces, rinsed, and patted dry 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Preparation Preheat...

Post

Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens

Ingredients (Rabbit): 3 Rabbit Loins cleaned 1 Lb Bacon 1 Lemon Fresh Sage Fresh Thyme Salt and Pepper Ingredients (Dressing): 1/2 Cup Strawberries Juice of 1/2 Lemon 2 Tbsp Melted and strained Pastured Bacon Fat 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard Splash of Apple Cider Vinegar Salt and Pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350 Degrees...

Post

Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage

  Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage Ingredients 6lbs deboned rabbit chunks (1-2 dressed rabbits) 2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage 1-1/4 teaspoons white pepper 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup finely chopped peeled granny smith apple 2 tablespoons coconut oil Directions In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cover...

Post

Roasted Rabbit

  Roasted Rabbit   INGREDIENTS 1 whole rabbit, skinned and cut into 8 pieces 1 shallot, peeled 10 cloves garlic, peeled 3 fresh bay leaves or 6 dried 8 cloves 15 to 20 whole black peppercorns 8 star anise pods 6 cardamom pods 10 sprigs fresh thyme 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon mustard seeds...

Post

Rabbit Nuggets

Rabbit Nuggets Recipe Ingredients 2 rabbit back legs Half onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, roughly crushed 1 tbsp fennel seeds 1 tspf ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 star anise 1 litre sunflower oil, for the confit and for deep-frying 2-3 tbsp plain flour 1 egg 150g fine breadcrumbs 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp...

Post

Rabbit Pate

INGREDIENTS: 200g rabbit liver (trimmed and cut into chunks) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small onion (very finely diced) 1 clove garlic (finely diced) 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme (very finely chopped) 1 teaspoon parsley (finely chopped) generous splash fino sherry salt & pepper 3 tablespoons cream (whipped to peaks) DIRECTIONS: Melt the butter in a...

Post

Crock Pot Rabbit Chili

Ingredients 1 (3 lb.) of rabbit season flour oil 1 onion, chopped 2 large dollops of tomato paste 1 1/2 tins of chopped tomatoes handful of fresh basil & parsley 2 tsp oregano 2 cloves garlic paste 4-6 diced red peppers sliced 1 tsp. cumin seed 1 tsp. ground cumin seed 1/2 oz. cooking chocolate,...

Post

Pure Southern – Fried Rabbit

        INGREDIENTS: 1 Young Fryer Rabbit, cut up ½ cup Flour 1½ tsp Kosher Salt ½ tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper Butter, oil, or lard Cayenne Pepper –, to taste Cream Gravy: For Each Cup of Gravy Desired: Use 2 Tablespoons of Pan Drippings, 1-½ tablespoons flour, 1 cup sweet milk. DIRECTIONS:...

Post

Rabbit Pot Pie in Cast Iron Skillet

This pot pie recipe with rabbit has the filling cooking in the slow cooker while you’re off doing other things, and then you simply assemble it in your cast-iron skillet and bake it in the oven! You can make the crust from scratch, or use the pre-made ones available in grocery stores. Just be warned...

Post

The Perfect Backyard Livestock

  We know, they’re cute and fluffy…but rabbits really are the perfect backyard livestock. Here are 6 more reasons to help convince you! 1. Raising Rabbits for Meat If you’re interested in meat production whether you have official acreage or not, there are some good reasons for considering rabbits. Starting a meat rabbitry involves very...