Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition: Breeds * Care * Housing

Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition: Breeds * Care * Housing

by Bob Bennett

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Whether you’re interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavor. Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial producer and the backyard fancier achieve their rabbit-raising goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603424561
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Bob Bennett is the author of six books on rabbit raising, including Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits and Rabbit Housing, as well as numerous magazine and newspaper articles. He has served as the editor of Rabbits magazine, has been a contributing editor to Countryside magazine, and is the founder of Domestic Rabbits and a past director of the American Rabbit Breeders Association. An Air Force veteran, Bennett has a master’s degree from New York University and lives in Vermont, where he has raised rabbits for more than 50 years.

Table of Contents



Part I: Getting Started

1 Why Start?

2 The Right Rabbit

3 Obtaining the Right Foundation Stock

Part II: Housing, Feeding, and Breeding

4 Housing and Equipment

5 Feeding Rabbits Right

6 Breeding and Producing Rabbits

Part III: Marketing and Miscellany

7 To the Best Market: Selling Rabbits

8 Rabbits and the Home Garden

9 Preventing Problems

10 On to the Rabbit Shows!

11 Rabbit Associations and the Future of the Industry

12 Cooking Rabbit


Reading about Rabbits

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Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition: Breeds * Care * Housing 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
racepointblue1 More than 1 year ago
Has all the info you need for raising rabbits for fun or profit. Very well written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked the chapter on breeding because i have a girl rabbit and someday i want to beed her with one of our boys it showed me how to if they wouldnt
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great information on how to raise rabbits.
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