The Production and Marketing of Bush-Meat

Bush-meat is valued throughout the West African region as a source of cash income and food. Wild animals are hunted for the consumer market by professional hunters (full-time), agriculturalists (part-time) and pygmies. In areas with access to urban markets, bush-meat is now often sold rather than being consumed. Hunting and gathering of bush-meat often complement seasonal requirements for agricultural labour. Hunting for bush-meat is a predominantly male activity. However, the collection of bush-meat such as snails and insects is carried out by both men and women. Women are generally responsible…

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Introduction to Rabbit rearing

Rabbits are being reared for meat and they are being raised on nests or housed. Rabbits (or, colloquially, bunnies) are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorphs, found in several parts of the world. There are eight different genera in the family classified as rabbits, including the European rabbit (Oryctolaguscuniculus), cottontail rabbits (genus Sylvilagus; 13 species), and the Amami rabbit (Pentalagusfurnessi, an endangered species on AmamiŌshima, Japan). There are many other species of rabbit, and these, along with pikas and hares, make up the order Lagomorpha. The…

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10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF RABBIT MEAT

Back in the 1940s and 1950s rabbit meat was as common for dinner as chicken is today, even today some of the few reasons why you should consider adding rabbit meat to your diet and Raise some rabbits in your lots, yards, or pastures includes: It is one of the best white meats available on the market today. The meat has a high percentage of easily digestible protein. It contains the least amount of fat among all the other available meets. Rabbit meat contains less calorie value than other meats.…

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