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The Natal Rabbit Club

THE NATAL RABBIT CLUB encourages the breeding and exhibiting of all recognised rabbit breeds. This clubs caters for all – the specialist breeder, the pet bunny owner and the commercial rabbit producer. The clubs headquarters is the Rabbit Hall, Royal… (Read more)

Green Feeding – No pellets

All foods should be fed in such quantities that the food is finished at the time of the next feeding, be it once or twice per day. Dry food consists of cereals/grains and their by products such as bread. Bread… (Read more)

The Pet bunny or Companion

Unless we purchased out first rabbits with the intention of breeding them, most of us started with a single individual rabbit that we simply could not resist at a pet shop, show or breeders residence. So, well done, you have… (Read more)

Commercial vs Backyard – Meat Rabbits

Your commercial meat rabbit producer will want as many offspring per rabbit as is possible.  The doe is bred for the first time at 5 months old, and is permanently pregnant thereafter.  She will litter at 30 days after being… (Read more)

Housing in South African Conditions

Our biggest problem that we face when breeding rabbits is that we are very hot for long periods of the year.  Breeders in coastal areas have the added problem of dealing with the humidity.  Rabbits enjoy temperatures of about 18… (Read more)