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Rabbitry Owners: Using Body Language to Assess Your Rabbits Health

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Using Body Language to Assess the Health of Your Rabbits

As a current or prospective rabbitry owner it is vital that you understand the cues that your rabbits use to communicate with the outside world. That’s because rabbits are always communicating.  Communication is critical to a rabbit’s survival and even homestead rabbits still display the same behavior as their wild counterparts.  Every part of a rabbit’s body is used to communicate with others in the warren. 

The Dangers of Amoxicillin Usage In Rabbits

Picture of rabbit at the vet

Can Rabbits Take Amoxicillin?

All antibiotics are created equal, right?  Amoxicillin is one of the most common ones used in veterinary practices, because of its proven ability to fight most bacteria.  It considered safe by veterinarians for a wide variety of animals. 

Rabbit Meat – the Other White Meat?

Rabbit Meat Nutrition - CholesterolEating rabbits is not a new concept, in fact people have been eating this meat for centuries.  As far back as when food source was from hunting only, rabbits were always available.  It was during the Depression that rabbit meat became the option that kept many from starving.  Believe it or not, rabbits are a great meat producer for homesteaders and even businesses.  Raising rabbits for meat is coming back, because they are discovering so many benefits to the meat and the ease at which it is to produce.

Every Rabbit Eats Lettuce, Right?

Image of rabbit eating lettuce.

Be Careful about Feeding Your Rabbits Lettuce. Image by Berit Watkin.

Every Rabbit Eats Lettuce, Right?  

From the beginning of time we have seen pictures of rabbits munching on lettuce, even found in gardens munching away in the lettuce patch.  Many make the assumption that all lettuce leaves are made equal and should be safe for these little vegetarians. 


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