Can You Raise Rabbits for Meat?


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Thousands of people in the United States raise and breed rabbits for meat. Raising rabbits is simple and economical. Rabbits need appropriate food and a safe, clean and ventilated environment. They require little attention and provide a large amount of meat.

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Can You Raise Rabbits for Meat?
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Rabbits are quiet and multiply quickly. One buck and two does can produce 180 pounds of meat per year. Rabbits thrive on hay, pelleted feed and fresh water. Rabbit meat is healthy and contains only 10.2 percent fat, having less cholesterol and more protein than turkey, chicken, beef or pork. For more information about raising rabbits for meat, visit RabbitBreeders.us.

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