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RHDV / VHD outbreak South Africa

Rabbit diseases in South Africa This terrible disease with almost no survivors has hit our shores. it is spreading accross the country, and all rabbits, both domestic anbd wild need our help.

The Cape Rabbit Club

The Cape Rabbit Club aims at improving the breeding and exhibiting of pure-bred rabbits according to the South African Rabbit Judges Council breed standards. What does the CRC do? Education on general and proper care of rabbits To strive for… (Read more)

One bunny or two? Companions

Rabbits do not really need companions, if you are willing to take time with them – after all, you got it as a companion for yourself, not so?.  They are by nature very territorial , although the spaying does seem… (Read more)

Semantics of plucking rabbits

What does plucking mean when you keep pet or show angora rabbits.   I have recently been contacted by some very irate people accusing me of cruelty to my rabbits.  I suddenly realised today that it is a matter of… (Read more)

Breeding Angora Rabbits

I suppose that coming into spring awakens natural instincts in all of us.  This time of year I get queries on how to breed angora rabbits.  So this is the method I use.   Firstly please remember that the angora… (Read more)

Angora Rabbits, fact and fiction

  Clarifying a few misconceptions about Angora Rabbits and the wool they produce, I recently showed at the 2016 Royal Agricultural Show, and put this together based on the questions we were asked. Rabbits are indigenous to Europe, and England… (Read more)

handpainted merino yarn

Hand painted merino yarn, about 24 micron, suitable for outerwear or furnishings. 200/100g