Breeding and Market Rabbit

Do you like rabbits? Do you want to learn how to raise and care for rabbits? Then this project is for you. It is suggested that you start with a doe rabbit and extend the project each year that you take the project. You will want to enroll in the fall to prepare for receiving your animal.

Starting Out, Beginner Jr./Int./Sr.

Starting Out, Beginner

Inspiring youth to:

  • Learn about rabbits
  • Identify the parts of a rabbit
  • Identify breeds of rabbits
  • Purchase, feed and care for rabbits
  • Learn how to evaluate different rabbit breeds
  • Do a demonstration about rabbits
  • Learn how to keep records
  • Learn how to assume responsibility

 

Learning More, Intermediate, Jr./Int./Sr.

Learning More, Intermediate

Inspiring youth to:

  • Learn about nutritional requirements for rabbits
  • Investigate different rabbit breeds
  • Learn how to select the type or rabbit project
  • Learn about goal setting
  • Identify common rabbit diseases
  • Exhibit your rabbit at the county fair
  • Develop sportsmanship and public speaking skills

 

Exploring Depth, Advanced, Jr./Int./Sr.

Exploring Depth, Advanced

Inspiring youth to:

  • Learn how to deal with current issues related to raising rabbits
  • Gain leadership skills by helping other learn about rabbits
  • Explore career opportunities in the rabbit industry
  • Build lifelong friendships