PETA kills most the pets they rescue and they think they need to “rescue” happy, clean livestock?

This morning I read a post on Face Book that was quite disturbing since I raise rabbits for meat and soon for show. The post was from the website minds.com, posted by a page with Sustainable in the name on FB. A horrific view of mass Read More …

Feeding Meat Rabbits for Intense Breeding Programs

This past year, my rabbitry has grown tremendously, and I’ve actually minimized my herd recently, keeping only those that mean the most to my breeding program. I do not breed through the hot weather months anymore because I feel its too hard on them. I currently have Read More …

8 Benefits of Knowing Wild Edible Plants

We, the human race, have lost track of our wild ancient roots of a time long ago when we were hunters and gatherers. In fact, the more industrial we have become, the more our minds have shifted away from finding, and even growing our own Read More …

Real Rex Rabbit Fur Pillows!

Each and every real Rex rabbit fur pillow is crafted by hand from the tanning process to the stitching.  I take pride in knowing my animals are loved and cared for very well as they serve a goal toward self-sufficiency and sustainability of the homestead! Read More …

Fall and Winter Gardening: What to Plant in August and September in SE AL

As August comes to an end, I have decided to do some more winter gardening here in South East Alabama. Being born and raised in New York, I appreciate the 300+ growing days in Alabama.  So the question becomes, how do we go about growing a Read More …

Treating Coccidiosis in Rabbits

Coccidiosis is a highly contagious sporozoal infection in rabbits, with low prognosis of healing. It is caused by a protozoal parasite, Eimeria sp.. As many as 25 species of coccidia have been observed in the gastrointestinal tract of the rabbit; it should, however, be noted Read More …

How to Preserve Rabbit Hides with Alum and Salt 2 of 2

This video tutorial shows you the process of preserving rabbit hides to use for crafting by using aluminum sulfate and salt in a brine or “pickle.” Alum tanning is a good way to preserve rabbit hides for crafting, or even for pillows, but this method Read More …

How to Preserve Rabbit Hides with Alum and Salt 1 of 2

This video tutorial shows you the process of preserving rabbit hides to use for crafting by using aluminum sulfate and salt in a brine or “pickle.” Alum tanning is a good way to preserve rabbit hides for crafting, or even for pillows, but this method Read More …

Why a Custom Domain Is Important to Your Business

Do you have a custom domain for your business? Having a custom domain is very important for your online brand. It improves name recognition, increases credibility and helps you get found online more easily. I currently use the shared hosting listed below to begin my Read More …