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Paperback – 192 pages
7.5 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 412 Grams
BISAC: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865718890
Pub. Date: 2018-10-16

About the Author

Eric and Callene Rapp

Eric and Callene Rapp have owned and operated the award-winning Rare Hare Barn since 2005, the largest heritage-breed meat-rabbit enterprise in the United States, supplying heritage breed fryers to local restaurants. They have over 50 years of combined experience handling nearly every species of domestic livestock, and are active members of The Livestock Conservancy. Callene is also a regular contributor to Grit Magazine. They live and farm in Leon, Kansas.

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Raising Rabbits for Meat

by Eric and Callene Rapp



How to raise rabbits for a steady source of meat and income 

Rabbits are one of the most sustainable, nutritious, and economic meat sources available. They can easily be raised in a variety of locations and climates, and require less space and infrastructure than many other species of livestock. 

Raising Rabbits for Meat is the how-to guide to help you succeed in starting and running a home rabbitry for a steady source of meat or income. Coverage includes: 

  • The history of the domestic rabbit 
  • Information on breeding, housing, and harvesting 
  • Tools to help you succeed with your program 
  • An emphasis on heritage breeds. 

Raising Rabbits for Meat provides a solid foundation for success in raising rabbits and is ideal for anyone interesting in starting a small rabbitry for home use or to market rabbit meat as a business opportunity.

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