Rabbits are small mammals in the Leporidae family. There are many different kinds of rabbits. A male rabbit is called a buck. A female rabbit is called a doe. A young rabbit is called a kitten.
BENEFITS OF RAISING RABBITS
- Low Cost To Feed
- Takes Little Space
- Produces great fertilizer
- Gestation of 1 month, a fast meat supply
TOP MEAT RABBIT BREED
New Zealand Whites
Is the most common rabbit breed used for meat.
Is a cross between a Chinchilla and New Zealand Whites. Weigh around 8 to 12 pounds and are good meat rabbits.
The American Chinchilla
Are large rabbits that are great for meat production. Can weigh up to 9 pounds.
Good homestead rabbits that can weigh up to 12 pounds. They are good meat rabbits.
Champagne D Argent
Been used for meat since 1631 all over the world. They are great for homesteads.
Is a cross between New Zealand White and American Chinchilla. These rabbits produces a good quantity of meat.
Are large/ heavy breeds that are good for producing a lot of meat. Prefect rabbits for a homestead. Colors include: blue, black, copper, chocolate, red.
These Rabbits are good for fur and meat. The fur is soft and plush. Can weigh up to 10 pounds and come in many colors.
These rabbits are good tempered and great for homesteads. They are good meat source and can weigh up to 11 pounds.
These rabbits are just like there name suggests giants. They can weigh up to 20 pounds and good for use on a homestead.