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The Famous Rabbit Man: Hostile Hare
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The Famous Rabbit Man: Hostile Hare

I am full of myself, I’m kind of a big deal… let me show you how big a deal I am by sharing all the interviews and stories that feature me…The Famous Rabbit Man: Hostile Hare! The Phoenix New Times– Nick Klein is a mass murderer — of rabbits. No, really. Klein is an enterprising...

Arizona Meat Rabbits
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Arizona Meat Rabbits

Arizona definitely is a unique place to raise meat rabbits. The hot summers make outdoor rabbit husbandry difficult, but not impossible. The miserable June through August months can hit 120 degrees, true, but that hasn’t stopped the 2000 years of farming this valley has seen. Ancient Arizona Farmers When modern settlers founded Phoenix AZ, they built it from...

Colony Style Meat Rabbit Husbandry
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Colony Style Meat Rabbit Husbandry

One of the simplest forms of rabbit husbandry is the colony style meat rabbit or colony style rabbitry.  The style best mimics what the European rabbits would do in the wild. The European common rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, is the source of most domesticated breeds. If left to their instincts, the domestic-bred rabbits will follow their European heritage patterns. The Warren...

In The Beginning of the Bunny Business
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In The Beginning of the Bunny Business

I’m no stranger to the anxiety of starting out. Whether we’re talking about a new hobby, job or business, we experience some “change anxiety.” I’ve found myself asking, “what am I doing? Have I done enough research? Am I making the right decision?” Starting out with rabbits gave me the same feeling. In the beginning of...

Thinking About Rabbits?
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Thinking About Rabbits?

Are you Thinking About Rabbits yet? You should be! Click the picture to go to “Why Rabbits” page and learn why rabbits are AWESOME urban livestock! Come see us on Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram, YouTube, and Tumblr

Yummy Rabbit Meatballs
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Yummy Rabbit Meatballs

  Yummy Rabbit Meatballs Check out this awesome video on making Yummy Rabbit Meatballs – a great addition to any meal. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

Roasted Rabbit
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Roasted Rabbit

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...

3 Pillars of Independence In homesteading and prepping
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3 Pillars of Independence In homesteading and prepping

3 Pillars of Independence In homesteading and prepping   Motive A motivational drive to the survivalist life is independence. Some folks, including myself, want to know they can make it on their own. We stockpile food, ammo, guns and other supplies we feel are pertinent to our independent survival. So now you do the same…...

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The Perfect Backyard Livestock: Rabbits

  We know, they’re cute and fluffy…but rabbits really are the perfect backyard livestock. Here are 7 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...

The “Reality” of Reality TV: Doomsday Preppers
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The “Reality” of Reality TV: Doomsday Preppers

As some of you may know, I’m a bit of an attention… uh… grabber. And so when the opportunity to be on national television arose, I jumped for it. My goal was to get my name and business out to the national audience. What I got was a watered down and slightly twisted variation of...