See what we have living in a nest box beneath a soft pile of fluff?
Unfortunately, our rabbits haven’t been the best of breeders, plus we lost two litters of babies due to a brutal thunderstorm that tore the roof off the rabbit hutch.
These newly born bunnies, however, are growing quickly and look nice and plump.
Look! He’s waving!
Rachel The Good has done an amazing job taking care of our small group of rabbits. She’s determined to make this part of the homestead work so we can supplement our vegetable and fruit production with a homegrown source of meat.
For now, we’re enjoying seeing the miracle of life unfold. The children are also loving the little bunnies:
The manure has been an excellent addition to our gardens as well. Even if we didn’t get meat… they’d almost be worth it just for their droppings.