Market Rabbit

Whie rabbit

Market Rabbit

This project is for member’s ages 8-18 years old. This project is designed for those members who want to learn more about the poultry industry by directly caring for market rabbits. Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Develop leadership, initiative, self-reliance and sportsmanship
  • Learn to accept responsibility by having an animal to care for regularly
  • Learn the principles of animal nutrition and how to balance rations to feed your animals
  • Learn to care for, train and handle animal safely
  • Learn how to take care of equipment
  • Learn more about the rabbit industry
  • Learn how to select meat-type rabbits
  • Learn how to protect the health of rabbits and proper feeding methods
  • How to show your animal
  • Learn the principles of livestock judging through participate in county judging program
  • Exhibit animal on tour, achievement day, or at a fair

 

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