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  • Quietcreek's Jourdanton
    Rabbits: Housing for your new FFA or 4H rabbit
    The fall show season is just beginning; deciding to become involved FFA or 4H can be a very rewarding and fun experience. Rabbits are great project to start with, here are some tips for setting up a home for your new rabbit.Preparing a home for a...
  • Holland Lop
    Raising rabbits: Drinking vs eating
    The amount of water a rabbit drinks is directly related to the amount a rabbit will eat. In other words, the more your rabbit drinks the more he or she will eat. If you have a rabbit that regularly cleans up their food, you may not even realize it...
  • Showing rabbits: Keeping your area clean
    Showing rabbits: Keeping your area clean
    Selling rabbits is a very important part of the success for many rabbitries. Very few breeders can afford to consistently put out money for their hobby and need to sell, at least a few, rabbits to help with some of the cost of raising their...
  • Convention
    Rabbits: ARBA Convention 2013 part 2
    While many will agree that a trip to the ARBA Convention is a very educational and a worth wild family trip, there are some schools in our country that do not allow youth exhibitors to miss school for a trip like this. The benefits of attending an...
  • Rabbits
    Rabbits: ARBA Convention 2013
    The 2013 ARBA Convention is right around the corner. This year marks the 90th year for the biggest even in the ARBA (American Rabbit Breeders Association) and will be held in Harrisburg, PA. While Pennsylvania seems so far from Texas there will...
  • Rabbits
    Rabbits for FFA or 4-H
    The new school year begins this week for many kids in north Texas; with the new school year also comes the requirement for a project if your student will be joining FFA or the local 4-H.Rabbits are a great project to begin with; but there are a...
  • Show rabbits
    Rabbits: Healthy rabbit check list
    Summertime, usually a slower time of year for shows, now is a good time to look at your routine for checking the overall health of your rabbits; now is the time to make any changes that may help you become more successful for the up-coming show...
  • 'Wish You Were Here' is a perfect thriller when sidestepping big budget flicks
    'Wish You Were Here' is a perfect thriller when sidestepping big budget flicks
    “When Wish You Here" rolls off the shelf today to make an East Village appearance in New York and offer movie goers a welcome alternative to loud, noisy, big budget summer flicks. Joel Edgerton (“Gatsby,” “Animal...
  • Sandy: A story of one amazing rabbit, part 4
    Sandy: A story of one amazing rabbit, part 4
    Part 4 of a 4 part storyI think it is safe to say that Sandy has made a full recovery from a near devastating illness. In late November we did something that we never thought we would do; we took him to a show. The show was in Duncan Oklahoma for...
  • Sandy
    Sandy: A story of one amazing rabbit, part 3
    Part 3 of a 4 part storyWe got pretty excited that we were seeing some improvement; though not very fast, any improvement was important to us, but as we got into the next week it became evident that we had another problem. He was no longer having...
  • Sandy
    Sandy: A story of one amazing rabbit, part 2
    Part 2 of a 4 part storyWhen we got back home we thought it would be better to set up Sandy in the house with us. I kept syringe feeding him and didn't think I was getting enough liquid in him, his urine seemed very thick and milky; there was...
  • Sandy
    Sandy: A story of one amazing rabbit, part 1
    Part 1 of a 4 part storyIn August of 2011, my husband and I took a trip to Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma area. Our plan was to visit a few breeders in that area that we looked up too for guidance, in our own program. When we left on this trip...
  • Barn tip: Personalized Cage Tags
    Barn tip: Personalized Cage Tags
    As you have seen in few of my recent articles, Disaster planning with Cage Tags, Cleaning Cage Tags, and Cage Tags for shows, there are many uses for Cage Tags. While these tags can really be used for any species of animal or even in other areas...
  • Rabbits
    Barn Tip: Coop show cage dividers
    When showing rabbits at a coop show, like the one Ft Worth Livestock Show and Rodeo is hosting the first two weekends in February, cage dividers is usually a concern of most exhibitors. Many times at a coop show the space between the rabbit cages...
  • Rabbits
    Barn tip: Removing stains from fur
    It never fails; right before your big show your rabbit rubs against something or somehow gets a nice yellow stain on his beautiful white fur. Your rabbit can be in perfect condition and fur two weeks before the show, then a couple of days before...