2 edition of Rabbit production for food & fur, 1979 - March 1987 found in the catalog.
Rabbit production for food & fur, 1979 - March 1987
by United States Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Jerry Rafats.|
|Series||Quick bibliography series -- NAL-BIBL. QB 87-51., Quick bibliography series -- 87-51.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3, 16 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||16|
A rabbit's primary food should be pellets - commercially made bite-sized bits of ground hay and other ingredients, vitamins and minerals tailored specifically for the rabbit's digestive system. Each rabbit's nutrition depends on its life stage and intended purpose. Husbandry Standards for Commercial Rabbit Production By Corinne Fayo, Mark A Grobner PhD and Linda Welch Rabbit Classification: Uses include meat, fur production, wool production, laboratory use, pets, & show, rabbits cannot be defined as solely livestock or companion animal as they are a hybrid of each. While aFile Size: KB.
Core topics are covered, including rabbit genetics, reproduction, health and diseases, behaviour, welfare, fur and meat production, rabbit production in developing countries, slaughter and the marketing of rabbit products. Current areas of interest such as animal welfare and coat colour genetics are expanded in the new edition/5(16). Backyard rabbit farming can be a great idea for having healthy meat and an additional source of income for the family without much involvement. meat production, rabbit fur and skin can be.
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Get this from a library. Rabbit production for food & fur, - March citations. [Jerry Rafats]. Core topics are covered, including rabbit genetics, reproduction, health and diseases, behavior, welfare, fur and meat production, rabbit production in developing countries, slaughter and the marketing of rabbit products.
Current areas of interest such as animal welfare and coat color genetics are expanded in /5(16). This new edition of Rabbit Production has been fully updated throughout. Mainly concerning rabbits bred for meat and fur, it also contains practical information on pet rabbits, show rabbits and rabbits used as laboratory animals.
Core topics are covered, including rabbit genetics, reproduction, health and diseases, behavior, welfare, fur and meat production, rabbit production in developing Reviews: 2.
This new edition of Rabbit Production is fully updated throughout. Mainly concerning rabbits bred for meat and fur, it also contains practical information on pet rabbits, show rabbits and rabbits used as laboratory animals.
Core topics are covered, including rabbit genetics, reproduction, health and diseases, behaviour, welfare, fur and meat production, rabbit production in developing. This page book consisting of 26 chapters is a fully updated edition (9th) of highly informative material on the production of farmed rabbits.
The book concerns rabbits raised and bred for meat and fur, and management of pet and show rabbits. A Complete Handbook on Backyard and Commercial Rabbit Production 9 Fur Block: The stomach is filled with undigested fur, blocking the passage to the intestinal tract.
Gestation: Duration of doe’s pregnancy from mating to kindling. Can be anywhere from 28 to 32 days, or an average of 30 days. During the past few years, considerable reseach has been undertaken on rabbit nutrition. Rabbit producers, feed manufacturers, animal nutritionists, and others interested in rabbit production will find this book to be the new authority.
Comprehensive and up-to-date, the book evaluates new information on such topics as protein digestion and requirements, nutrition/disease interrelationships. Since the s, in some European countries rabbit meat production has progressively become a highly specialized industry, which has made Europe the second (after China) largest rabbit meat Author: Antonella Dalle Zotte.
Raising rabbits for food and fur provides an excellent return-on-investment because rabbits are incredibly low-maintenance creatures. Unlike other types of livestock, they don’t require a great deal of room or attention. Rabbits make delicious eating and their fur can be fashioned into outwear or gloves.
Rabbits enjoy a low mortality rate combined with a very [ ]. Rabbit producers, feed manufacturers, animal nutritionists, and others interested in rabbit production will find this book to be the new authority.
Comprehensive and up-to-date, the book evaluates new information on such topics as protein digestion and requirements, nutrition/disease interrelationships, feeding behavior, and nutrional factors Book Edition: 1.
Rabbit Reproduction Rabbit Behavior Principles of Rabbit Genetics Breeding Systems Genetic Selection for Herd Improvement Coat Color Genetics of Rabbits Rabbit Shows Pet Rabbits Animal Welfare Rabbits for Family and Small Farm Development Rabbit Production in Developing Countries Rex Fur.
The feeds that you can give rabbits are: Succulents: potato leaves, carrots, lettuces, cabbages. But only give lettuces and cabbages to adult rabbits alone. Hays: well-cured green legumes hays such as cowpeas, groundnuts, soybeans, stylo, etc. are palatable and they make rabbits grow well.
Starches and grains: potatoes (must be boiled) and grains such as millets, guinea corn, maize, rice, etc. Get this from a library. Rabbit production for food, fur, and fun, January - December [Jerry Rafats]. Rabbits Breeds to use when Raising Rabbits For Meat.
There are various breeds of rabbits which are used for commercial rabbit farming in different parts of the world. The popular ones include the Californian White, Chinchilla Grey, New Zealand Red, New Zealand White, Flemish Giant.
How to Raise Rabbits for Food and Fur book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work first published during World War II for a 5/5(1). million rabbits were slaughtered for the meat industry; this excludes any figures for Rex production.
More than half of this figure comes from China. A report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations report states that rabbit fur production is “not comparable with the production of other fur species.
Mink, which. You need to be marketing your rabbits at 8 weeks and refilling those nice big cages. If your stock is commercial grade, your feed is good and your husbandry practices are on the mark as per these basics, your commercial rabbit production enterprise should have no problems producing 5-pound rabbits.
Raising Rabbits for Fur, Meat and Profit - Kindle edition by Hodgson, Robert G. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Raising Rabbits for Fur, Meat and Profit/5(6).
Rabbit Food book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Perfect for picky eaters!Celery, tomatoes, peas, mushrooms, and carrots— /5. meat production. Other products from rabbit production include wool (fur) and skins or pelts.
Producers also market live rabbits as pets and as laboratory animals for research. Checking Your Knowledge: 1. List five purposes of rabbit production. Describe the nutritive value of rabbit meat.
At what level is the United States’ rabbit meat File Size: KB. Sharon raises Silver Fox rabbits for food and fur. In this video she shows how she raises her rabbits and the butchering process. She demonstrates how to cut up the meat and prepare it. Rabbit are efficient feed converters to high quality protein, they uses local forages and food wastes that are of no direct value to humans.
Meat from rabbit is an all-white meat product that is high in protein of about % and low in fat, sodium and cholesterol as compared to other common meats, such as beef, lamb, pork and poultry.HOW TO RAISE RABBITS FOR FOOD AND FUR- by Frank G.
Ashbrook, copyright Lots of good ideas and plans for cages, feeders, and more! Lots of good information on feeding book is a great investment if you can find it! RABBITS for food and profit- Edited by Lee Schwanz, copyright Great informative book!