Wednesday, March 20, 2019

MMC Rabbits

Meat Rabbit Quick Start Guide

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Category: MMC Rabbits

LOL,  Just Kidding there is no such thing as "Quick Start " to owning animals. See my other blog posts that.are after this. 

 Basic Equipment you should have BEFORE getting your Rabbits.

 

Housing

  1. A barn/ lean too/ Covered Hutch/Shed
  2. Wire cages at least 24x16x30, each for large breed rabbits. ( DO NOT FORGET TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION YOUR ARM LENGTH)
  3. J-clamp tool
  4. J-fasteners
  5. 5gal buckets with lids
  6. a decent drywall knife, utility knife, or strong scissors.
  7. resting pad

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Feeding Bunnies 

  1. Large water bottle
  2. Hanging J feeders
  3. Wire or a rabbit sized hay feeder/ alternatively I use 6" PVC pipe cut to about 6-8 inches
  4. appropriate sticks, or chew toys.
  5. Rabbit mineral ring blocks and hangers
  6. a packet of livestock electrolyte
  7. Food, 16%, and 18% Rabbit pellets ( make sure there is NO corn in the ingredients)
  8. a bale of decent mixed Orchardgrass/ timothy /alfalfa hay. 

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Rabbit Emergency Kit 

  1. Disposable Gloves
  2. vetrimycin spray
  3. Farnam Wonder Dust Wound Powder
  4. Bactine Pain Relieving Cleansing Spray
  5. Iodine
  6. Hydrogen Peroxide

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Rabbit Wormer

  1. Panacure rabbit wormer
  2. *Safeguard
  3. Cordid (coccidiosis) 

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 Antibiotic **

  1. *Pen200
  2. *Terramycin Scours Tablets
  3. *Terramycin ointment
  4. LA 200

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Kit Emergency Kit

  1. KMR kitten milk
  2. acidophilus probiotic
  3. powder sheep milk replacer, or access to raw goat milk. 
  4. incandescent light bulbs, 60-100 watt, heat lamp base. 
  5.  heat lamp base. 
  6. Plastic storage tub.Towels 
  7. Towels 

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