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We have pet quality that we breed , sell and eat...they live in large hutchs,..., eat rabbit pellets and hay...
I had just had two loose for three days out back with the goats and ducks, they really dig alot so now are back in the hutch.
If you like big rabbits and want faster meat growth you can breed them with another meat breed for quicker growth for table use.. we really enjoy their friendly chill attitude. :bunny
 

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Is that real??? Why didn’t I know that bunnies could get that big?

Are they nice?
Not all FG rabbits get that big, ( in the picture above).....
weight for a buck runs about 22 lbs, but still at that weight it's pretty impressive.... :bunny they are curious but calm and make great pets that can litter trained , they will did alot if you don't keep it in a hutch
 

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I love bending Leon's mind to new things, my newest project almost promises to put him over the edge ..
Things are finally to the point that we are ready to have a designated garden spot,.... because we don't have tons of land I have chosen out " front yard" as the perfect spot much to his disapproval..." you can't have a vegetable garden in front of the house, nobody does that " , ...
we live on a country road, my neighbors are cows , donkeys, chickens and goats...sure can have a garden whenever I want one, don't care what other people think, lol...
My current plan is to nicely fence in my garden area and make it strong enough for a pig...yep, a pig on the front of the house digging and pooping up a wonderful garden area for next year and adding pork to the freezer...I will put flowers on the side that faces the road, or perhaps add some herbs.....raise the piglet to freezer size ( don't need a huge one like I did years ago ) and have a semi prepared garden area, we will add the compost from the chicken area that has the chicken and rabbit waste....plus when it's time to move the pig from the pen, load up will be much easier being close to the gate and load area.
I have been explaining this project to him for a few weeks as I'm trying to get him to wrap his head around it.... told my neighbor and she laughed for a few minutes and thought it was great, leon is starting to understand the idea.and just shakes his head.......yepper, going to have a real vegetable garden in my future soon and a freezer full of pork ...🤗
 

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As long as your produce or pig won't get stolen the front yard is a great place. It's tragic to not use it.
We are fenced in and gate is locked, security cameras and motion lights, and the pig and garden will also have the light of the pole light.....
I think this will work great :clap
 

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I love bending Leon's mind to new things, my newest project almost promises to put him over the edge ..
Things are finally to the point that we are ready to have a designated garden spot,.... because we don't have tons of land I have chosen out " front yard" as the perfect spot much to his disapproval..." you can't have a vegetable garden in front of the house, nobody does that " , ...
we live on a country road, my neighbors are cows , donkeys, chickens and goats...sure can have a garden whenever I want one, don't care what other people think, lol...
My current plan is to nicely fence in my garden area and make it strong enough for a pig...yep, a pig on the front of the house digging and pooping up a wonderful garden area for next year and adding pork to the freezer...I will put flowers on the side that faces the road, or perhaps add some herbs.....raise the piglet to freezer size ( don't need a huge one like I did years ago ) and have a semi prepared garden area, we will add the compost from the chicken area that has the chicken and rabbit waste....plus when it's time to move the pig from the pen, load up will be much easier being close to the gate and load area.
I have been explaining this project to him for a few weeks as I'm trying to get him to wrap his head around it.... told my neighbor and she laughed for a few minutes and thought it was great, leon is starting to understand the idea.and just shakes his head.......yepper, going to have a real vegetable garden in my future soon and a freezer full of pork ...🤗
Explain for a novice? Pig wire isn't cheap. And the holes are so big that any veggie munching critter can get through. And between spring / summer Gardens and fall Gardens, will you ever be able to grow a pig after this year? Sounds like it could be some pretty expensive pork. Now if you had said you were going to use Electric to keep the pigs in, I would have thought this was a wonderful idea.
 

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Explain for a novice? Pig wire isn't cheap. And the holes are so big that any veggie munching critter can get through. And between spring / summer Gardens and fall Gardens, will you ever be able to grow a pig after this year? Sounds like it could be some pretty expensive pork. Now if you had said you were going to use Electric to keep the pigs in, I would have thought this was a wonderful idea.
Wasn't planning on pig wire, was going to build it like we did years ago, wood posts, wire and cross rails secured ...worked before and kept 13 pigs in .....had a great garden in there afterwards...living in a sub tropical climate, our growing season runs longer and I only plan on keeping a pig for 5 months at the most...
I will post pictures once we get moving on the project...:)
 
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