Commercial rabbit farming is one of the most popular and lucrative aspects of livestock production because it is very simple to operate, low in start-up capital but high in return on investment. Domestic rabbit farming, unlike other livestock farming such as poultry and piggery, is environment-friendly, occupies less space while the food is cheap. The male rabbit is called a buck and the female is doe while the baby rabbit is called kitten or kit. Rabbit can be reared for a number of reasons. Let us discuss some of these reasons ;
• Meat
Rabbit is mainly produced for meat. Its meat is very tasty and nutritious. It contains high levels of protein, calcium, vitamin and energy, and very little amounts of cholesterol and fat thus making it the toast of people of all age brackets, especially old people.
• Laboratory Research
Apart from dietary needs, rabbits are used for experiments in laboratories of biological sciences of almost all the higher institutions in the country. This is because rabbits are used in various types of biological and medical experiments because its physiology is like that of man. So they are very useful in the study of physiology, disease, nutrition and other aspects of life.
• Pets And Fancy Animals
Rabbits are also reared for pleasure as pets and fancy animals especially by the young because of the aesthetic value of their fur, which can also be used for garments manufacture. All these account for the high demand for rabbits.
• Employment
Rabbit farming can be an innovative way of creating employment for oneself or for others. If you are unemployed, under-employed or you need a business that can give you extra income with less stress, you should try rabbit farming.
If you apply yourself to it diligently, the proceeds can sustain you, your family, and other farm hands. Rearing of rabbit requires small space and can be done anywhere somebody is living.
• Feeding
Rabbit feeds on grass, potato leaves, cassava peels and kitchen wastes. However, you need to maintain a high level of hygiene in all that they eat. This is important because dirt kills rabbits easily. You must wash the grass, leaves or whatever food you want to give the rabbits, to remove dust and pests such as ants and gnats.
• Marketing
It is expected that before one ventures into rabbit production, one must find where to sell them. One should find a way of creating awareness through advertising. The rabbit farmer can print flyers and distribute to universities and research institutes or even secondary schools that use them for experiments. The farmer can also advertise in churches, neighbourhoods, farms and corporate bodies.
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