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Free Rabbitry Record Sheets to Download and Print

(Scroll down to skip all the chit-chat and get straight to the free downloads.) What Records should you keep to Raise Rabbits Successfully? It’s  a fact: if you want to be successful in raising show rabbits, record keeping is vital.  But which ones really matter? As a teen, I made up all kinds of record…

2012 ARBA Convention Wichita – News, Photos, and More

Looking for 2015 results from Portland, Oregon? Visit this current post! Click here.   The 2012 Results from Kansas are below.   Last update: 9:56 pm EST.  10/30   New breed/variety presentation results.  See bottom of page.   21,651 Rabbits and Cavies.   One Building.  An Unforgettable Experience. The ARBA Convention. I’m posting any  breed/variety/or class…

APHIS and Rabbits – Will proposed change affect bunny breeders?

Last Updated: 8/18/19 Licensing Requirements for Rabbit Breeders This post has gotten quite long, so let’s break it into a Table of Contents. 1. Introduction 2. Background and definitions 3. Do breeders need a license currently? 4. Original changes proposed by APHIS 5. What will the changes mean for rabbit breeders? 6. What can we…

How to Win Rabbit Showmanship: 7 Skills to Master
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How to Win Rabbit Showmanship: 7 Skills to Master

In youth rabbit showmanship, the exhibitor is judged on their ability to handle and present their animal in a calm, professional manner. The focus is on the relationship between the exhibitor and their rabbit, as well as the overall cleanliness and condition of the rabbit. Here are some tips from my successful county fair days…

ARBA Convention 2011 Results and Pictures – Indianapolis

*Note!  Click here for the 2012 Wichita Results Page.  This is the results page from last year.*   Final 2011 Results are now available on the ARBA website: http://arba.net/news.htm#convention ———————- If you didn’t get to “Race to Indy” this year, you are probably eagerly searching for results and pictures from the 2011 ARBA national show…

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ARBA Judge Study Test – Rabbit Faults and DQ’s

*Newsflash 9/12/13* I have an extensive ARBA Royalty/Registrar’s practice exam that I will give away free once we reach 100 likes on our new facebook page!  We’re more than halfway there, so like us and share the word and we will share the practice exam in appreciation! http://facebook.com/RabbitSmarties * Announcement! If you are a youth…

ARBA Queen, Royalty, Management, Acheivement Application Writing Tips

Calling youth exhibitors! The entries for the 2011 ARBA youth contests that will be held at the ARBA convention will be due soon! The ARBA allows you to enter online this year.  Online entries are due September 10th! You can get all the details and enter here: http://arba.net/youth.htm If you are planning to attend this…

Pregnant Rabbit Past her Due Date?

Pregnant Rabbit Past her Due Date?

The calendar says it’s time for your mother rabbit to give birth. She’s even built a nest. But day 31 hits…and no babies. What should you do now? Can rabbits delay birth? Rabbits generally deliver like clockwork between 30.5 and 32 days after mating. But it’s not uncommon for does to delay giving birth, especially if they…

Rabbit Genetics Tutorial – Cutesy Chart for Easy Learning

Here’s a fun little tutorial on the very basics of hereditary genetics. It’s very important that a rabbit breeder understands how their rabbits pass genes on to their offspring. Now not every trait has its own specific gene — I don’t think there’s a “low shoulders” gene, for instance. But with things like color genetics,…