Safe Homemade and Healthy Rabbit Toys

Rabbits love to chew and for domesticated rabbits, it’s up to them to find something to fill that urge—and find it they will! It is my suggestion that you would provide healthy rabbit toys as safe alternatives for your bunny to chew on because her teeth are always growing and chewing helps to keep them […]

Eww! Do Rabbits Really Eat Their Own Poop?!

Picture this…you are heading out to visit your new bunny and you catch your furry friend doing something so seemingly disgusting that you want to scold him away from doing such an awful thing. He’s eating his poop! Don’t worry–this is a normal thing for your rabbit. What he is eating is not poop, however, […]

The Cooling Off the Barn Saga, Part 2

Here in the Inland Empire, we can get some pretty hot temperatures in the summer time. So hot that the animals are stressed enough to make us stressed! When that happens, it’s time to get to work. As you may remember, I had been working on cooling off the barn in hopes to make an […]

Keeping Flies Out of the Rabbit Hutch Naturally

Keeping animals outdoors often means a gathering of pesky flies in our barn, yard, or both. Flies are an inevitability as we move into the spring and summer months, and keeping flies out of the rabbit hutch is a job not to be taken lightly. Rabbits are especially vulnerable to swarms of flies because they […]

The Cooling off the Barn Saga, Part 1

I love a barn. I mean REALLY. Ever since my 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Warner, read Charlotte’s Web to the class, I have been somewhat enamored with barns. I don’t really care what they look like, but if there are hay and animals in there, I love it. After all, that’s where Fern took care […]

Sprouting Fodder to Boost Protein + 7 Day Sprouting System

As y’all probably have gathered, I am on a quest to learn how to mix my own feed for my animals. Along with the mixing of the feed, however, there are supplements to give. For instance, goats are prone to copper deficiency, so their diet must be supplemented with goat minerals. Laying chickens need a […]

Commercial vs. Home-Mixed Feed

Are you like me? Do you struggle with giving your animals commercial feed, but you are concerned not to for fear that they won’t get the correct levels of nutrients? Commercial feeds are so cheap, easy, and the perfect no-brainer option for the busy homesteader, but are they meeting the needs of your farm? I’m […]

Solving GI Issues in Rabbits

If you’ve ever gone out to your rabbit hutch only to find your sweet bunny’s food dish full and hutch tray empty? When I see that, I know it’s time to spring into action and begin noodling what could be wrong. If you have raised animals long enough, you will become a “poop watcher” like […]

Safe Foods for Your Rabbit

Rabbits have quite a delicate system and when we don’t know what is safe and unsafe for our little furry friends, we risk upsetting their systems, which for baby rabbits can be deadly. When choosing safe foods for your rabbit, you may choose to feed with store-bought pellets, or make up your own rabbit food […]

Top 10 Things to Bring Home with Your New Rabbit

Every time we bring a new animal home, it’s the beginning of a new chapter in life in which we will share a relationship with a new small creature. We think of all the possibility of owning and befriending our new rabbit, and our hearts soar at all the prospects of play time, binkies (if […]

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