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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...

Muscovy Ducks: 7 Reasons Why Your Homestead Needs Them
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Muscovy Ducks: 7 Reasons Why Your Homestead Needs Them

Living in the city can be a pain in the hind quarters when one is trying to homestead a property.  If you’re familiar with the Hostile Hare, then you know we do like rabbits as an urban livestock. They are quiet, clean, and efficient… But they don’t lay eggs!  For that we suggest quail and/or...

3 Pitfalls of Starting Meat Rabbits
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3 Pitfalls of Starting Meat Rabbits

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...