How to Foster Kits (Baby Rabbits) with Another Doe (Adult Female Rabbit)

How to Foster Kits (Baby Rabbits) with Another Doe (Adult Female Rabbit)

In order to prepare for the possibility of fostering kits, you should mate your does in groups. These groups of does should be mated within 3-5 days of each other (at most) in order to allow you to foster the kits if needed. This will help you if you are ever faced with any of the situations previously mentioned. Options for fostering kits of varying litter sizes: When a doe has a very large litter some of her kits can be fostered by another doe with a smaller litter, so…

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Processes involved in Rabbit Marketing

Processes involved in Rabbit Marketing

Rabbit marketing is the entire process of : (1) Identifying a potential rabbit market. (2) Gathering information about the ” wants and needs ” of that market. (3) Producing a product that fills those needs…. differentiate. (4) Communicating information about your products. (5) Completing sales transactions. (6) Distributing or delivering products. (a) on farm (b) farmers’ markets. (c) Retail and wholesale outlets. For marketing and sales of your products, visit: www.WorldMarketSite.com or www.BizZone.com.ng

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What to Feed Rabbits

What to Feed Rabbits

Today we are going to be discussing about the different classes of rabbit feeds we have and what to feed your rabbits. they include: (1) Concentrates feeds Include pellets: They are low fibre and high in digestible nutrients. They are available on market and can be fed with hay. (2) Dry roughage feeds. These include hay and straws. These feeds are high in fibre but low in digestible nutrients. Large quantities are needed to sustain the animal life. For young rabbits choose hay that is fine stemmed, leafy, green and…

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Importance of Rabbit Urine and How to Use it

Importance Rabbit Urine and How to Use it

In organic crop production, you would keenly agree with me that fertilizer and pesticide are the most limiting resources during the production process. However, rabbit urine can be a very cheap solution to this production problem as it can be used as fertilizer and pesticide. It would not only help to reduce the high cost of organic farming but also increases the quantity and quality of the crop produced. It is important you find means to control pests and increase the fertility of the soil if you truly want to…

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Feeding Tips for Rabbits

What to Feed Rabbits

Today we would be discussing some of the feeding tips for rabbits that you need to know about for your rabbit farming to be successful. The following are the feeding tips for rabbit: (1) Feed twice a day – in the morning and evening when it is cool. (2) Filling feed troughs to such an extent that there is feed for several days is not recommended. (3) The amount and type of feed to offer to them depend on : -The age of the rabbit -The weight or growth rate…

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How to Treat Sore Hocks (Pododermatitis) in Rabbits

There is this very common problem in pet rabbits called Sore hocks which is also known as pododermatitis. This occurs when the bottom of a rabbit’s foot develops sores that eventually become inflamed and infected. Some factors that can contribute to sore hocks include: excess weight and wire mesh cage flooring. Sore hocks can be extremely painful for rabbits, making immediate treatment very important. Therefore, it is recommended that If your rabbit has sore hocks, treat its feet as soon as possible by using medication and addressing the underlying cause…

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