Category Archives: Rabbits

Winter break, with animals

Well, it’s been quite some while since I had both a chunk of free time AND the energy to put into a blog post. What with the new adjuncting job, I’ve been SUPER crazy busy- enough energy to keep the … Continue reading

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I’m taking baby steps…

…into finding time to blog along with my consuming new job and settling back into our Farmlet. For today, I’ve just got a snippet: LOOK at the difference a mere 13 days makes! The first intrepid explorer jumped out of … Continue reading

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A little self back-patting

I have to say, I’m really happy now about our choice of heritage Blue American rabbits, for our tiny rabbitry. Not only did we have a super successful round of mating (finally)…but after posting on CL, we sold HALF the … Continue reading

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Rabbits on Pasture

Today, the Small Buns are officially pastured rabbits, having made the transition from tiny alien newborns to weaned youngsters. It seems astonishing and not really possible that they’re already five weeks old.

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The Small Buns are moving on up!

No, not to the big time, to their fancy new rabbit tractor! I wanted to grab this opportunity to get one more good video of the Small Buns: you see, they’ll be moving out to their larger, more opulent digs … Continue reading

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Solid food, and the ‘intelligence’ of chickens

It’s a glorious morning, here on the Farmlet. We finally got some much needed rain last night, in the form of a beautiful little thunderstorm, and all is green and moist. The adult chickens are racing all over the yard, … Continue reading

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On the naming of livestock

When we first started raising animals for our own consumption, the most popular piece of advice we received was “Don’t name them. You won’t want to eat something you’ve given a name.” I generally found this advice fairly perplexing, having … Continue reading

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