Thesis (Ph.D), University of East Anglia, School of Biological Sciences, 1988.
Two other books make excellent companions to Rabbit Feeding & Nutrition - Rabbit Production; Rabbit Farming Manual (available only direct from publisher at ). Cheeke was a co-author on Rabbit Production. Again, Rabbit Feeding & Nutrition is a must read for commercial rabbit producers/5(2). This rabbit hutch is a very basic, DIY hutch. It is basically a box on legs. This keeps the rabbits off of the ground to deter predators or at least make it more difficult for them to get to the rabbits. It has wire sides that allow you to see in and the rabbit to see out. Then a rabbit grazing nearby offered herself as food to save his life. the man (God), moved by the rabbit’s noble offering, elevated her to the Moon, then lowered her back to Earth and told her, “You may be just a rabbit, but everyone will remember you; there . Gerrish coined the phrase Management-intensive Grazing (MiG), putting the emphasis on management of the growth of the grass. The animals are merely harvesters, like lawnmowers. In Management-intensive Grazing, The Grassroots of Grass Farming, he uses vivid images and detailed explanations to take graziers step-by-step through the MiG system/5(13).
Using the principles of intensive grazing, raising rabbits on pasture can create food for the family while also improving your land. The traditional hutch or cage system of raising rabbits is a confinement operation. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing; the hutch method has many benefits. There is also a huge export market for rabbits. As you grow your rabbit farming business, you will be able to export the rabbit meat to other countries. The largest importers of rabbit meat include Italy, Belgium, France, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. The children's book "The Rice-Cake Rabbit" by Betty Jean Lifton is about the moon rabbit, or Shiro as he's named in the book, and his quest to become a samurai rather than a rice cake-pounder. In the Richard Adams novel "Watership Down", The Black Rabbit of Inlè is a moon rabbit. No stock grazing had taken place on the reserve from until when the northern part was fenced and grazed with sheep and cattle at varying rates. Between and there was a large increase in rabbit numbers, and livestock levels had to be reduced to prevent by:
The moon rabbit or moon hare is a mythical figure who lives on the Moon in Far Eastern folklore, based on pareidolia interpretations that identify the dark markings on the near side of the Moon as a rabbit or folklore originated in China and then spread to other Asian cultures. In East Asian folklore, the rabbit is seen as pounding with a mortar and pestle, but the contents of the Chinese: 月兔. While rabbits are well-known for being cute and fuzzy creatures, they can also be very difficult to care for. Whether youre an experienced rabbit farmer or building your first hutch for a pet bunny, The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver has answers to all of your most pressing questions. In a handy question-and-answer format Karen Patry expertly addresses every aspect of/5. One family with a small homesteading operation, Vela Creations, has gone ultra-simple with rabbits on pasture by using standard rabbit cage mesh for their field pens. They graze rabbits in those standard cages as just one part of their overall rabbit management strategy. Raising Rabbits 2nd Edition has been labeled by many rabbit raisers as being "The Ultimate Guide to Raising Rabbits".Raising Rabbits contains tons of information on the subject of raising rabbits ranging from feeding rabbits to breeding rabbits to kindling rabbits to rabbit health to rabbit housing to rabbit breed selection and MUCH more. /5(4).