Category: Rabbits

Why we chose rabbits as a first homestead animal

Typically when you hear someone wants to start a farm or homestead the first animal -they usually get chickens. They are pretty easy to find, inexpensive, don’t require a lot of space, and generally easy to care for. Chickens provide multiple benefits as well:…

Meet our rabbits

We’ve shared some basic information about our rabbits, but we never formally introduced them. Gloria Gloria is a pedigree New Zealand white. She was born in January 2018. This girl has a feisty personality and can be very stubborn, but when she’s feeling sweet…

When baby bunnies die

Beginning our homesteading journey we knew that life and death would be an intricate part of the process. Breeding animals to bring new life and harvesting them for their meat to feed us. We also are aware that sometimes things just happen unexpectedly. Disclaimer,…

Baby bunnies!

We bred our New Zealand white rabbits on September 23, 2018 with hopes that the end of October we would have some new baby bunnies. We had no idea what we were doing, I was holding the rabbit book reading out loud to Darrick…