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A Rabbit Raising Classic Returns

Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition

After 35 years of guiding rabbit fanciers to success, Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits has now been revised for a fourth edition. Rabbits are bred and raised for their flavorful, lean meat, wool and fur, as well as for exhibition and pets. The fourth edition addresses all of these goals and includes an expanded section on showing rabbits, from how to get started to how to win the competition. Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits is the most comprehensive reference available, revised and updated for everything a novice or veteran rabbit producer needs to know to raise rabbits successfully.

Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits will give pet owners, rabbit exhibitors, and commercial raisers alike the knowledge they need to succeed in the industry. The American Rabbit Breeders Association has more than 24,000 members from a variety of backgrounds. People nationwide are catching onto the benefits of raising rabbits for meat, as evidenced by an increasing demand at farmers markets and high-end restaurants. Detailed explanations on feeding, housing, and breeding ensure productive, healthy rabbits, while marketing and sales tips, showing guidelines, family-favorite recipes and more complete this practical guide.

Over 262,000 copies of Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits have been sold, while the Storey’s Guide to Raisingseries has sold over 1.7 million copies and is now being completely updated. New editions include Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, Rabbits, Sheep, Horses, Pigs, Chickens, and a new addition to the series, Storey’s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock.  

ABOUT THE AUTHOR                                                                                                                                                                     

Bob Bennett is the author of six books on raising rabbits, as well as numerous magazine and newspaper articles. He has served as editor of Rabbits magazine, contributing editor to Countryside magazine, and founder of Domestic Rabbit magazine, and is past director of the American Rabbit Breeders' Association. He lives in Vermont.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition

Bob Bennett

Storey Publishing, November 2009

242 pages; 6" x 9"

One-color; photographs and illustrations throughout

$19.95 paper; ISBN 978-1-60342-456-1

$29.95 hardcover; ISBN 978-1-60342-457-8                      

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