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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Wife is raising domestic rabbits and I will be doing the harvesting and everything to do with harvesting. I need input, best most humane way to slaughter. How to cut up etc. Last time I skinned a rabbit I was a kid. And we only kept the backstrap and hind quarters. And I just shot them in the...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Interesting article about how Whole Foods is testing the market for rabbit meat, and the protest that followed. http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/08/are-rabbits-pets-or-meat/378757/ Seems people are confused that rabbits were food before they were pets. What I find disturbing...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Wondering a little bit about other people's experiences. It looks like a viable way to get some meat. What kinds of problems have people had? What were your startup costs? Your results? What do you wish you'd done differently when starting out?
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Every year I try to focus on some kind of project that would improve my long term survival plans. 2008 - Hurricane Ike 2009 - random stuff, such as backpacking 2010 - gardening and camping 2011 - juglines and trotlines, storing food in mylar bags 2012 - chickens and chicken coop 2013 - I am...
  5. Urban Survival
    Hello survivalists (: I am just getting into "Rabbit meat farming" and just curious to what you guys think? I've been watching thousands of preppers with rabbit meat farms, and does anyone here actually do rabbit farming? With rabbit farming is it ok for when the SHTF if the rabbit just relies...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Just thought I'd share pics of the neck snapper thing my Hubby built for butchering/killing our meat rabbits. The entire thing was built out of random "junk" we salvaged, so it didn't cost us a dime. We used it today...works awesome! The rabbit's neck goes under the U clamp (where the roll of...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    What are the usual rabbits that are for meat. Any that are better than the others?
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Is it cost-effectively to raise rabbits to eat? Thanks, Malaz
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