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Q. About what age do rabbits mature and become sexually active? A. Around 6 months

Q. By what name is a rabbit pen usually called? A. A hutch

Q. What feed is generally considered the best and most practical for rabbits?
A. Pelleted, commercial feed, supplemented by limited fresh feed when possible

Q. What is the age a rabbit must be to show in the intermediate class? A. 6-8 months

Q. What is the length of the gestation period for rabbits? A. 20-35 days (averaging 31 days)

Q. What 4-H project animal is a lagomorphy? A. Rabbit

Q. What will a rabbits pedigree show?
A. Date of birth and three generations of ancestors

Q. Modern rabbit hatch construction uses what material? A. Welded wire fabric

Q. What time of the day do rabbits usually eat? A. At night

Q. How soon before the show should a person begin working with the rabbit? A. At least 6 weeks

Q. What is the youngest a small breed rabbit may be mated? A. 5-6 months

Q. To carry what kind of foot is thought to bring good luck? A. Rabbits foot


Q. Why are all wire hutches recommended over wood and wire? A. More sanitary, durable and easier to hang

Q. How many pounds of rabbit pellets will a rabbit eat to produce about 1 pound of meat? A. 4


Q. What is the youngest a giant breed rabbit such as Flemish Giants may be mated? A. 8-9 months old



Q. What are two breeds of rabbits considered best suited in size and conformation to produce meat and fur? A. New Zealand, California, Palomino, Champagne d’Argent and Chinchilla

Q. Name a type of rabbit feeder. A. Feed crock, trough or hopper

Q. How many ounces of feed should a mature medium breed buck receive a day? A. 4-6 ounces


Q. What are two signs which indicate a doe is ready to breed?
A. Restlessness, rubbing the crocks with her chin, swelling and reddish appearance of sex organs

Q. What country has the largest per capita consumption of rabbits? A. France – 13.2 pounds/person

Q. Name two small breeds of rabbits which make good pets of “fancy” rabbits. A. Dutch, Polish, Netherland, Dwarf, Havanna

Q. What is the box called in which a doe gives birth to a herd of babies? A. Nest box

Q. How much feed should does’ with litters receive? A. All they can eat

Q. What is a standard pose for a New Zealand Rabbit?
A. Front feet under the shoulders, hind feet about even with the hips, ears upright

Q. How often should bucks be allowed to mate with does? A. Not more than once every 3 days

Q. Where were rabbits believed to have originated?
A. Parts of Europe and Africa around the western half of the Mediterranean

Q. What breed of rabbit has long white or colored silky fur? A. Angora Rabbit

Q. On extremely got days how can the rabbits be kept cool?
A. Sprinkle water on the roof of the hutch and on the ground around the hutch

Q. What mineral should always be available to rabbits? A. Salt

Q. What is an unaltered male rabbit called? A. Buck

Q. After the litter of rabbits is weaned when should the doe be rebred? A. Immediately

Q. What uses are made of rabbits?
A. Pets, meat, fu, wool, laboratory animals or showing fancy stock


Q. Where is the dewlap of a rabbit?
A. Just above the chest and below the chin of does

Q. At what age should fryers (young rabbits) be weaned? A. 8 weeks old

Q. How much water will a 10-12 pound doe and her 8 week old litter of seven rabbits drink in 24 hours? A. 1 gallon

Q. What would a rabbit look like described as “cobby”? A. Stout and stocky; short legged and short coupled

Q. How often do mature domestic rabbits come into heat? A. Every 3 weeks

Q. The Angora breed of rabbit originated in what continent? A. Asia

Q. What three colors of New Zealand rabbits are raised? A. Red, white, black

Q. What is the birth of rabbits called? A. Kindling

Q. Overfeeding a green and contaminated feed may cause what condition? A. Diarrhea and stomach illness

Q. What is an unsprayed female rabbit called? A. Doe

Q. How can you tell if a doe is pregnant? A. Palpate the doe 12-14 days after mating

Q. What use is made of the Angora rabbits fur? A. Clipped and woven into cloth

Q. What is the adult weight for a New Zealand doe rabbit? A. 10-12 pounds

Q. When should a nest box be placed into a rabbits hutch? A. About 25 days after the doe is mated

Q. How much feed will a young rabbit consume from birth to market? A. Approximately 6 pounds

Q. What are the characteristics of a doe with pneumonia?
A. Doe’s head is held high and tilted backwards; breathing is difficult

Q. Which country created and perfected the New Zealand breed? A. United States

Q. When a rabbit is weaned at 8 weeks what is its approximate weight? A. 4 pounds

Q. What ingredients do rabbit pellets contain?
A. Alfalfa hay, source of protein, phosphorous, calcium, essential trace minerals and sources of vitamins

Q. What is a kindling time complication involving the udders or breast of rabbits? A. Caked breasts (edemia) and mastitis

Q. What breed of rabbit is born black and gradually turns silver as they mature? A. Champagne D’Argent


Q. How much manure will one working doe generate in a year (doe and offspring)? A. 1 ton

Q. What is the protein level of most rabbit pellets? A. 16-18%

Q. What is the term used to describe fur properties which cause the fur to return quickly to its normal position when stroked toward the head?
A. Fly Back

Q. How early can the sex of baby rabbits be determined? A. Less than one week

Q. What are the two species of lop eared rabbits? A. English and French

Q. What is the recommended way to identify rabbits? A. Tattooing

Q. How much feed (rabbit pellets) should be fed to young growing rabbits? A. All they will eat in a day

Q. A rabbit under six months of age is referred to as what? A. A junior

Q. What disease is thought to cause the greatest loss of rabbits? A. Coccidiosis


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CHAPTER 1
HOW TO START RABBIT FARMING
What Breed?
Rabbit Breeding Guide
Rabbit Rearing Business
Benefits from raising rabbits

CHAPTER 2
TYPES OF BREEDS  
Fancy and fur breeds
Meat breeds
Available giant rabbit on Nigeria


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SELECTING YOUR ANIMALS: BREEDING STOCK  
Health
Sex
Risks

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SEXING RABBITS (RABBIT GENDER DETERMINATION)
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How to sex rabbits - is your rabbit a male (buck) or a female (doe)?
Some basics
Viewing a male rabbit
Viewing a female rabbit


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BREEDING  
Forced Breeding
Palpating
Nesting Box & Birth
False Pregnancy
Re-Breeding

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HOUSING: THE INDIVIDUAL HUTCHES
Rabbit housing requirements
Rabbit housing dimensions
A favorable microclimate
Predators
Doors, hinges and feeding troughs
Sizes of hutches
Hygiene and building materials

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WHAT FEED TO GIVE?
The average intake of an animal per day
Water requirements
Feed
A self-mix rabbit feed formula
Rabbit feed formulation and processing
Pelleting rabbit feed
Protein % Recommendations
Growth rates of rabbits
Some practical remarks

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HEALTH

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RECORD KEEPING
Identification methods
The record-book
The calendar

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ONE YEAR PRODUCTION PLAN FOR (15) FEMALES AND (5) MALES
Cost of housing 30 compartments and 15 nesting boxes
Feeder
Drinker
Cost of 6-7 months rabbits ready for reproduction 15 females and 5 males
15 Females 5 males plan
Delivery birth dates
Weaning (kindling and mother care) for 8weeks
Rest period after kindling and mother care
Profit projection form (15) females and (5) males (will be 525 Young/Adult Rabbit or more in 12months under good management)
Cost of feeding adult rabbit for seven (7) months
Cost of feeding young rabbit for eight (Cool weeks
Cost of live rabbit (young and adult)
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