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Raising Meat Rabbits Colonies or Cages Which is Best See the

Raising Meat Rabbits Colonies or Cages Which is Best See the


Raising Meat Rabbits - Colonies or Cages, Which is Best? See the pros and cons of both methods for your homestead or backyard farm.

white meat rabbit in cage with water bottle hanging at right

This is a house rabbit cage that our neighbors gave to us. It is made up of Neat Idea Cubes and zip ties, with PVC tubes for stability.

The rabbits ...

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Raising Meat Rabbits in Colonies

Colony raising rabbits isn't hard, but there are a few considerations that can make setting up a rabbit colony go more smoothly.

Last year, we finally started fulfilling our homestead dreams by raising meat rabbits. Before that, we only had a rather large garden.

Raising Rabbits Meat Farming

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New Zealand Red Meat Rabbit on white background

We've been raising rabbits for meat off and on for years. From the beginning, I sought alternatives to traditional cages. We started out with rabbit ...


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However, we found that meat rabbits are just not a good fit for our family. Some of the very same things that are such great benefits to raising rabbits are ...

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Raising rabbits in colony. I know a better ...

I would rather have healthy animals that have been exposed to common diseases and ailments then “healthy” rabbits ...

Free-range meat rabbit of the Rex breed, affectionately named Buckly.

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Colony Style Meat Rabbit Husbandry

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Peaceful, kind and entertaining, I love to sit out in the rabbit colony and just watch them. It's a great way to unwind and de-stress, but raising ...

Rabbit on Pasture

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Meat rabbits in colony

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The Colony. The Cages

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Emmeline was rescued from a “meat” farm. Photo by Tara Baxter

In desperation we converted, to a "Colony-Style" living arrangement for them, figuring that, if nothing else, the rabbits would be happier.

Raising Backyard Meat Rabbits

Two ...

They ended up costing us too much money and time for the return on our investment. What's more, it wasn't fair to the rabbits to not be cared for as they ...

Exactly 31 days (a rabbit's gestation period) from our conversion to this style we were presented with 3 fine nests of baby bunnies from our does.

Raising rabbits in colony

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California white meat rabbits

Many people have been taught that rabbits will always fight if they are allowed to co-mingle. When introduced together for the first time, there will be ...

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Rabbits breeds and herds can vary as to when they reach their grow out size. You may want to consider splitting your colony once they reach sexual maturity ...

I ...

Pastured and Colony Raised Rabbit. We raise rabbits for meat. Our rabbits live in a colony ...

Rabbit Farming always includes ways to keep rabbits cool depending on your climate.

Domestic rabbit

Creme D Argents over worm bin. WORMS AND RABBITS TOGETHER. When raising rabbits if you have a few cages ...

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... Pipe chewed through in meat rabbit colony Colony Style Meat Rabbit Husbandry


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Raising rabbits in colony

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... a good meat rabbit. Any rabbit can be eaten, no matter how cute, hairy or small but some

Rabbit Keeping Cages picture of some hanging cages

The first and most important key to a successful colony is the fencing. A 2″ hole is enough for young kits to escape through, and escape they will, ...

as there are many wild rabbits about I am thinking of vaccinating my breeding stock - 1 - will this sufficiently cover the kits until they are eaten?

Despite this small hitch in the plan, I still feel that Anti-Overwhelm Strategy #1 has been accomplished. Stay tuned for Strategy #2.

Picture of my Rabbit cages. They house my Satins. Ottersatin.

a colony of rabbits resting in the grassed rabbit pen ...

Socially housed rabbits in floor pen

A meat rabbit, Mrs. White, in a standard, traditional cage.


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rabbit colony kits

Raising rabbits in colony

Of course an important part of rabbit care is cleaning up. This current set up does take more effort than hanging hutches might.

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Raising rabbits on pasture

There are many advantages to raising rabbits in a colony rather than in cages or hutches. The main advantage is that it allows your rabbits to live in a ...

Some of our girls... our colony consists of American, Harlequin, Beveren

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Conclusions. All in all, raising rabbits ...

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Deep Litter Method for Rabbits

Raven and BeBe hanging in the sheep pen, settlers for the new outback colony !


Grow out pen for meat rabbits.

Year round, rabbits have access to free choice grain, which changes based on what I have available. Ideally, they will have barley and oats at all times, ...

Rabbit Farming

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Rabbit Keeping rabbits mating