Breeding Rabbit

Rabbit

Breeding Rabbit

This project is for member’s ages 8-18 years old. This project is designed for the beginning rabbit member with little or no experience in raising rabbits. Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Identify several breeds of rabbits
  • Identify the parts of the animal
  • Discuss sanitation methods needed to raise rabbits
  • Describe good feeding and watering practices
  • Keep good feed and financial records
  • Demonstrate proper showmanship procedures
  • Gain knowledge and skills in managing and caring for rabbits
  • Learn to select quality rabbits and feed them balanced rations
  • Maintain management records to base decisions regarding feed, production and breeding
  • Participate and assume responsibility in the 4-H rabbit program
  • Learn breeding, genetics, culling, determining pregnancy
  • Learn to design a rabbitry
  • Anatomy of rabbits
  • Learn how to register a rabbit
  • How to market rabbits
  • Teaching others

 

For specific information about the project and e-record books, please click http://www.colorado4h.org/project_resources/projects/companion/RabbitProject.pdf