Rabbits may be the ultimate meat animal!
In many parts of the world the rabbit is considered a delicacy. Meat rabbits were domesticated and promoted by the Romans and developed throughout Europe, especially by monasteries. For centuries the domestic rabbit was considered an extremely important meat animal throughout Europe and later, in North America.
Why should you want to take a course on raising rabbits?
Our Raising Rabbits course is as comprehensive as we can make it! To begin, simply click the Curriculum button. From there you take lesson after lesson about raising rabbits. Included in this are quizzes to test your comprehension, as well as video tutorials. Experienced rabbit owners may just want to read the lessons which pertain to their current situation. Feel free to ask questions in the comment section as you go along! Our homesteading mentors may take a day or two to get back to you (we’re working our own homesteads), but their responses will be thorough.
- Lectures 26
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 34
- Assessments Yes
Introduction to raising rabbits 1
Why raise rabbits? 3
This unit helps you decide if raising rabbits for meat is something you would enjoy.
Rabbit breeds used for meat and their history 2
This unit explains meat rabbits and their history.
Differences between domestic rabbits, wild rabbits and jack rabbits 1
This unit helps you understand the differences between domestic rabbits, wild rabbits and jack rabbits.
Rabbit breeds and their uses 1
This unit introduces you to different types of rabbits and their purposes.
Requirements for raising rabbits 4
This unit helps you figure out what kind of housing you need, different types of food rabbits can eat and how to deal with predators.
Breeding stock 6
This unit explains the ins and outs of breeding your rabbits.
The arrival of babies and their care 1
This unit gives you the details about how to care for your babies so that they grow up healthy and happy.
Processing and using rabbits 6
This unit shows you how to process your rabbit meat, ways to eat rabbit and how to tan rabbit skins.
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