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Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in livestock, Uncategorized |

8 Reasons Why I am Raising Meat Rabbits

8 Reasons Why I am Raising Meat Rabbits

Last year, we finally started fulfilling our homestead dreams by raising meat rabbits. Before that, we only had a rather large garden. However, the goal has always been to have a mini-farm so that we can become more self-sufficient. First, meat rabbits. Next year, we’re hoping to add ducks. After that? Who knows. My ultimate dream is someday adding goats or sheep for dual dairy and meat purposes.  Perhaps you are wondering, why are we starting with meat rabbits for our homestead? Here’s a small list of reasons why I am raising meat rabbits: Why I am Raising Meat Rabbits 1. Rabbit is a High Quality Meat: **If you haven’t tried rabbit meat yet, I highly recommend it! Not only is rabbit meat super delicious, it is also considered one of the most nutritious meats available. It has less cholesterol and less fat and higher amounts of protein than turkey, chicken, pork, and beef. We’ve really enjoyed trying different rabbit recipes. I’ve been saving our favorites on my Pinterest recipe board. 2....

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