Category: Blog

Building a chicken coop

We are building our first chicken coop! When we were starting out we intended to colonize the rabbits and chickens together, but decided against it as rabbits can get sick, dirty with chicken poop, and the chickens might peck at the baby bunnies. In… Continue Reading “Building a chicken coop”

Bunnies, chicks, and 2 under 2! Are we crazy or what?!

Hey everyone, Just a quick update! Spring is right around the corner and so are baby bunnies! Fat Hattie and Gloria are due any day and showing signs of bunnies coming soon! Fat Hattie and her bunny ‘stache Both Gloria and Hatties previous litters… Continue Reading “Bunnies, chicks, and 2 under 2! Are we crazy or what?!”

What’s that smell? Reducing rabbit urine smell

Hello everyone, As you all know, it’s been a very cold winter in the upper midwest and we have our rabbits housed inside our basement garage. Rabbits come with lots of manure for your garden and urine. This works great for your garden but… Continue Reading “What’s that smell? Reducing rabbit urine smell”

Drilling our well

We need to find a better solution.  We have hauled water from the house to the garden in a 65 gallon tank and watered the plants with a wand for the last 6 weeks. Our new fruit trees, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and asparagus were… Continue Reading “Drilling our well”

Did we get the wrong rabbits?

One night we were talking to Kay’s mom about our plans for our rabbits. We currently have five New Zealand whites, two New Zealand reds, and two champagnes. We explained to her that we planned on using them mainly for meat but also for… Continue Reading “Did we get the wrong rabbits?”