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  1. Larsen Poultry Ranch

    DIY Rabbit Cages

    Any suggestions on where to buy cage wire for making or repairing rabbit cages? Local feed store doesn't carry the right size and didn't seem interested in ordering it.
  2. Larsen Poultry Ranch

    Rabbit Barn design

    Hi all, I am planning to build a rabbit barn to house my rabbits and I'm hoping you can provide some tips or information to help make it work. Right now I have 2 bucks, 11 does, and 2 litters. I am using wire cages placed on metal pipes suspended over metal sawhorses. The cage area is covered...
  3. tielie135

    rabbit does failing to carry

    hey so i have been trying to breed my rabbits for awhile now and i have been having nothing but problems. i have 3 does (two NZW and a rex) and one rex buck. i have put them in and the buck only ever has one fall off. it is immediate then he has no interest in the doe or doesn't have another...
  4. Fishychix

    Aggressive doe?

    My doe had kits on the wire and they did not survive. This has been about three weeks ago. We did not rebreed her yet. However, she never minded being touched and petted but ever since she lost the kits she has been very grouchy. She will let me sort of touch her, but not let me really pet her...
  5. TaylorBug

    Advertising to sell rabbits

    Hey all! I’ve been raising rabbits for my fair stock for a few years and this spring I really got into raising for meat. One problem I’m running into is that I’m having trouble advertising and getting people to buy from me. Does anyone have any recommendations? **I have heard that Facebook is...
  6. Larsen Poultry Ranch

    Two litters, foster or not?

    Hey all, I had this problem last year (May/June) and I know it was caused by heat but I didn't think it has been hot enough yet to have to worry about heat issues. My doe Paprika had 6 kits yesterday 3/31/20 and I barely peeked at the nest last night, just enough to know she had some wiggly...
  7. Miss mouse

    Bunny drama

    Hey all! So we had our planned tan Flemish giant litter of four last week. Then the next day our 4 month old black female unexpectedly gave us 7 more! She must of gotten pregnant right before we broke up the litter at 3 months! And the litter’s next door neighbour was my California females. We...
  8. A

    Rabbits and dog/cat questions

    Hi everyone, I'm looking into getting some Angora rabbits and want to keep them inside. I have two cats and a dog (Teddy Bear Shih Tzu), so basically the cats are bigger than the dog. They're all really good with animals as I have raised several sets of chicks and ducklings around them without...
  9. A

    Angora fiber processing question

    Hi all, I'm new to rabbits and fiber. My mom and i enjoy crocheting and so I've started to look into farming fiber. I thought starting small, such as a few angora rabbits, might be a good way to get our feet wet. However, as i did research i realized while the investment in rabbits is far less...
  10. GypsyG

    Overbaked litter and a kit with a deformed ear.

    I have a doe who was due on the 15th, but she didn't have her kits until this morning. She had eight kits - seven average sized kits, and one runt, and they were born with fur! One of the average sized kits has a deformed ear. One ear is small and pointy, and it looks like it won't have an...
  11. GypsyG

    Rabbit with rapid onset neurological symptoms

    I have a doe who a couple of hours ago started showing symptoms of some kind of neurological problems. I heard a commotion coming from her cage and when I got there she was bucking/convulsing with her eyes clenched tight... I picked her up to examine her and she stopped convulsions, but...
  12. E

    Preventing fleas?

    Hey everyone! My cat has fleas and I was wondering if that's going to be a problem for my rabbit. He lives outside in a h u ch and a run with a wore floor so the grass likes through. My cat spends a fair amount of time outside and does sometimes hang out around my rabbit's run, but they never...
  13. BranscumFarm

    Funny rabbit breeding video

    I video all my breeding to help document and for reference if I forget to write done the buck or date. This video was made a month ago but every time I watch it, I can not help myself. It's so funny. No spoilers but it's worth at least the first 30 sec.
  14. C

    Raising Meat Rabbits in North Carolina

    Hello, I have recently gained an interest in raising rabbits for meat. I have done a considerable amount of research, but have several questions that are more pertinent to raising rabbits in NC, as well as a few general questions that I'm hoping others who have raised rabbits for meat purposes...
  15. BunnyBoxHop

    Wabbit Contest! (I got some Looney toons in me) End~ August 15th 2017

    Howdy and welcome to my contest! :woot I guess I got some Looney toons in me! :lol: Rules 1. Follow all BYH rules! 2. Be nice 3. NO cussing or censoring letters 4. Tell a friend! (You don't have to, but I would love if you did! :p) 5. HAVE FUN!!! Fill out this form Breed: Age: Gender (if...
  16. Marie28

    Black Silver Fox Rabbit Doe (n. WI)

    We have a black Silver Fox doe for sale. She is 9 weeks 2 days (as of May 16). She is in great health and growing fast. We are asking for $30 or open to trade offers. Feel free to ask questions, more pictures can be added.
  17. Y

    Confused rabbit - false pregnancy?

    I am new to breading rabbits (and this forum) and need advice. One of my does (a meat mutt with some giant breed mix) failed to birth a litter after being bred. This is her first breeding at about 1 y.o. She seemed to be "acting pregnant" (gained weight, flopped on her side when resting, made a...
  18. Marie28

    Moving mom and week old kit

    Our silver fox doe Ruby had a one live kit. She is feeding it and its growing great. The problem is that she can't stay in her current cage (inside the house), its too small. We have an out door hutch made and ready for her. We will also have to change the nesting box (cardboard) because its not...
  19. Jacob Zierke

    Birthing problems

    My Mini Rex doe has been in labor for at least 12 hours now.... We found her last night(day 31) sitting in her nest box and pushing, but after about a half hour she jumped out and went into a corner and continued to push. After 3 hours of pushing she finally had her first kit, but it was dead...
  20. Arrakis

    Rabbits - Do I use plastic water bottles or crocks in the winter?

    Good morning, This is my first winter with rabbits and I was wondering what everyone uses to water. Now that winter has arrived I'm changing out the plastic water bottles several times a day. In most cases, not much ice in the bottle, but the metal spout freezes up fast. Will using ceramic...
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