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4H-FFA Activities

Rabbits, poultry sport new looks at 4-H dress-up show
To finish off the fair’s opening days of small animal shows, the rabbits and poultry got a makeover. Sponsored by the Tumbleweeds 4-H Club, Friday’s rabbit and poultry dress-up contest featured...
2018-07-13 21:32:00
Rabbit and cavy show brought trophies and blue ribbons
T-R PHOTO BY SARA JORDAN-HEINTZ Youngsters showcased their rabbits and cavies (guinea pigs) Wednesday morning inside the Exhibit Building at the fairgrounds. Pictured is Amber Martenson, 18, of the...
2018-07-12 02:18:00
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days results announced
Submitted Photo Wyatt Kersten, Colt Kersten, Anne Schauer, Kaden Korgel and David Scheresky show their rabbits at 4-H Achievement Days. During the awards ceremony 11 4-H members graduating from hig...
2018-07-15 00:01:00
Gloucester County 4-H Fair is just around the corner
Daily 4-H shows feature a wide variety of skills our 4-Hers have acquired ... our livestock clubs exhibiting proper care of farm animals, differences in rabbit breeds, the difference between a rept...
2018-07-15 05:11:00
California State Fair Tries To Be Cooler — As In Beating The Heat
His mom, Shannon, says fair time is important for their family. They live in Oakdale, which is about 90 minutes southeast of Sacramento, and are showing rabbits for their 4-H club. "It's important ...
2018-07-13 16:19:00
Putnam County Fair is set to begin today
Here is the schedule: FRIDAY, JULY 13 Noon-7 p.m.: Register All 4-H/FFA/Ewe & Me Livestock Exhibits (except rabbits) at Livestock Barn 4-7 p.m.: Register 4-H/FFA Project Exhibits, Club Educational ...
2018-07-12 21:01:00
Focus: Weideman preparing for annual county fair
Just outside the western limits of North Platte, Matt Weideman, 17, lives with his family, goats, rabbits, horses and nearly 200 chickens ... s who own several of the breed decided to start a 4-H s...
2018-07-15 01:58:00
Michigan Herb Associates recognizes local associations, donates $3,000 to Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens
... more than $121,000 to the state’s 4-H Foundation in support of three specialty areas at Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens: the Peter Rabbit Herb Garden, Garden of Delight and Herbal Tea Garde...
2018-07-15 19:06:00
Hot Spring County family continues farming tradition
They also have meat rabbits and a fruit orchard and raise 97 acres of hay that ... All of the Laniers’ children have been involved in 4-H. The girls continue to enter projects in the Hot Spring C...
2018-07-15 18:09:00
Clark County 4-H fair kicks off Friday
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Rabbit & Poultry Action Demonstration (Rabbit & Poultry Barn) 4:30 p.m. Stick Horse Contest (Indoor Arena) 5 p.m. Market & Dairy Goat Show (Indoor Arena) 7 p.m. 4-H Horse Show Cont...
2018-07-09 04:53:00
A different kind of fair queen
"I realized it was actually me. It was not a joke. And I got really, really excited." Junior Lee County Fair Queen Maren Doty showed off rabbits at the 4-H and FFA Rabbit and Small Pet Show as Smit...
2018-07-12 23:38:00

Show

Judge raises animal abuser Derbe Eckhart's bail to $75,000
At a bail hearing Monday, Eckhart told the judge he was hoping to be able to post bail soon. In the meantime, the dozens of dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals ... Court records show Eckhart spent a...
2018-07-09 13:17:00
Focus: Weideman preparing for annual county fair
Just outside the western limits of North Platte, Matt Weideman, 17, lives with his family, goats, rabbits, horses and nearly 200 chickens ... so there were no new hogs to show. Weideman’s mother, Jody ...
2018-07-15 01:58:00
Showing rabbits: a rewarding activity for youth
In showmanship classes, the judge asks questions, which tests a youth’s knowledge of his specific animal and rabbits in general. To score well, rabbits need regular handling so they are accustomed to ...
2018-07-04 09:37:00
Animals offer classic fair experience at the Washington County Ag Expo and Fair
At the Washington County Ag Expo and Fair, livestock showing got underway over the weekend with a longhorn show Saturday and lamb and sheep ... the youths relaxed in the barn's grandstand while a judg...
2018-07-15 15:52:00
Stuthman hopes for success again
He began preparing his sheep for the show ... such as rabbits, ducklings, horses, goats and kittens. The winners are selected by a panel of judges and will be announced at the end of the fair. Eric sa...
2018-07-12 09:04:00
A flurry of prep for a moment in the spotlight at the Grange Fair
Across the way, another kind of show was hopping. Rabbits — their bodies stretching like toffee and bunching into cotton balls – were preened and ready for a pat-down by the judge. The youth competiti...
2018-07-11 01:13:00
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days results announced
Submitted Photo Wyatt Kersten, Colt Kersten, Anne Schauer, Kaden Korgel and David Scheresky show their rabbits at 4-H Achievement Days ... Submitted Photo Judge Shane Ringdahl inspects Colt Kersten’s ...
2018-07-15 00:01:00
Faulkner County family honored for farming operation
Lauren often serves as a judge for 4-H speaking contests. Mary Elliott, who will be 5 in the fall, will be a member of the Hooves, Spurs and Furs 4-H Club. She is currently learning about Himalayan ra...
2018-07-14 21:33:00
Monadnock Profile: After debilitating crash, Polley gets some help from a furry friend
She was leaving a wedding, headed down Route 119 through Ashuelot on her way to a comedy show. She remembers driving about 10 ... said Polley’s knowledge of small animals, including rabbits and rats, ...
2018-07-14 03:33:00


Commercial Rabbit Industry

Ariana Resources continues to expect full-year gold production figures “to be in line with expectations”
"Having entered commercial production of gold and silver ... planning and permitting of the Tavşan Sector of the Red Rabbit project, and continuing the exploration and development of our wholly-owned ...
2018-06-28 23:38:00
Love conquers all in The Theatre Factory's Kidworks production 'The Velveteen Rabbit'
Isabella Lathom, 11, of Level Green thinks it's pretty special playing the title character in The Theatre Factory's Kidworks production of “The Velveteen Rabbit.” “The best part of playing this role i...
2018-03-15 02:00:00
A Guide to Dundee, Scotland—the First City Outside London to Get Its Very Own V&A Museum
The city originally thrived as a center of jute processing, whaling, shipbuilding, and commercial marmalade production—industries which have ... Come for the Perthshire Rabbit with artichokes and wild ...
2018-07-14 09:55:44
Loblolly pine a key timber source
The most important southern pine is Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda), with over 50 percent of commercial softwood production. Shortleaf pine (Pinus ... squirrel, turkey, rabbit, quail and dove. Birds that ...
2018-07-14 23:30:00
How Rabbits Can Save the World (It Ain’t Pretty)
Over the last 10 years, Lukefahr also has visited Southeast Asia where there is a rising interest in rabbit production as Asian bird flu—incubating among commercial and family farming–has caused alarm ...
2012-12-16 20:01:00
Several strategies available for keeping deer from garden
Damage by deer can be identified by the jagged or torn surface on twigs or stems on which they browse (compared to the clean-cut surface left by rabbits and rodents ... Contact Mary Jac about commerci...
2018-07-12 16:57:00
Japan’s TYO in JV with Rabbit’s Tale
Japanese advertising agency TYO has formed a joint venture with Thai digital media agency Rabbit’s Tale to cash in on the ... integration process with AOI Pro, a Japanese TV-commercial production hous...
2016-09-09 06:00:00
Video of Chinese farmers ripping fur off live rabbits damages angora trade
Many Chinese netizens were outraged when they saw a video clip of angora fur harvesting on a mainland rabbit farm, the animal screaming ... is not appropriate for German and giant angoras - commercial ...
2013-12-21 12:03:00
Zimbabwe: Rabbit Farming Now a Big Hit in Zimbabwe
RPAZ is an organisation that co-ordinates, administers and promotes both commercial and domestic breeding, production and sale of rabbits while it also seeks to be the standard bearer with regards to ...
2016-02-03 06:35:00
'Rabbit Hole' tells of tragedy
The Red Mask Players will bring an uncomfortably challenging — yet relatable — story to life next week in their production of “Rabbit Hole,” the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Written by ...
2018-03-31 11:30:00

General

Rainy rabbit hunt a fun memory
We once hunted deer in northern Missouri when the temperature was hovering near -10 with 30-mph winds. In contrast, chasing rabbits in warm weather and a downpour was a piece of cake. It was the mi...
2018-07-15 21:27:00
Rabbits ★Online Full^Movie
A story of a group of humanoid rabbits and their depressive, daily life. The plot includes Suzie ironing, Jane sitting on a couch, Jack walking in and out of the apartment, and the occasional solo ...
2018-07-15 19:51:00
Rabbits, poultry sport new looks at 4-H dress-up show
To finish off the fair’s opening days of small animal shows, the rabbits and poultry got a makeover. Sponsored by the Tumbleweeds 4-H Club, Friday’s rabbit and poultry dress-up contest featured...
2018-07-13 21:32:00
William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91
Dr. Swan’s 1987 report and related news articles brought the matter back into the spotlight, challenging Dr. McBride’s research, which was based on studies using rabbits. Throughout the resulti...
2018-07-15 19:24:00
Like Rabbits
These drawings were done during the two year period that my wife, Sarah, and I were trying to get pregnant. So much has changed in my life since then. These doodles sat, almost forgotten, for almos...
2018-07-10 03:11:00
Towards winning the war on feral wild rabbits
New research shows how two biological control agents have been effective in reducing the numbers of feral rabbits in Australia. Using data from the largest wild rabbit study in the world, scientist...
2018-07-10 05:11:00
FDA OKs first drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack
To test the drug's effectiveness, monkeys and rabbits were infected with a similar virus and then given the drug. More than 90 percent survived, the company said. Its safety was tested in several h...
2018-07-15 09:55:00
59 endearing names for baby animals
Below is a list of lesser-known names for baby animals, including a few of the "kit or cub" variety as well as more esoteric monikers, from porcupette to pluteus to puggle: Baby hares are called le...
2018-07-15 09:17:00
Run Rabbits run: Souths streak away to post ninth straight victory
Robert Jennings bagged a hat-trick of tries, while Damien Cook produced a post-Origin herculean performance to help South Sydney march to their ninth straight win. The competition leaders started s...
2018-07-14 00:21:00
Tracking bobcats: Researchers need help finding GPS collars
The research is important for conservation efforts because bobcats have more of an effect on animal species than any other predators in the region, consuming mice, chipmunks, rabbits, squirrels, sk...
2018-07-15 12:29:00
In 1726, Mary Toft gave birth to 17 rabbits
In 1726 London was rocked by a bizarre sensation: A local peasant woman began giving birth to rabbits, astounding the city and baffling the medical community. In this week's episode of the Futility...
2018-07-10 15:01:00
A puff of smoke or an insect swarm?
The only animals easily seen currently are rabbits, groundhogs, or deer grazing in fields. Recently, when our son Jim was combining his wheat crop there were more than 30 deer "mowing down" his soy...
2018-07-15 06:16:00

Rabbit Processing

Striking differences in brain morphology between wild and domestic rabbits
The results show that domestication has a profound effect on brain morphology in particular regions of the brain involved in fear processing, the amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex. The study is pu...
2018-06-26 04:09:00
Why your pet rabbit is more docile than its wild relative
White matter helps connect nerve cells through signal-transferring fibers called axons and can influence the brain's information processing. When a wild rabbit is in danger, more white matter is neede...
2018-06-25 12:55:00
How domestication changed rabbits’ brains
Domestic rabbits have smaller amygdalae (emotion-processing centers that play a key role in the fight-or-flight response) and larger medial prefrontal cortices (thought to be involved in social behavi...
2018-06-25 12:30:00
Lost Rabbit Causes Bomb Alert at Adelaide Airport
A bomb squad was called in to investigate a suspicious bag at an international airport, only to find that it was an abandoned rabbit. Australian Federal Police (AFP) called explosives experts when a p...
2018-06-28 06:34:00
The opportunities for youth in processing rabbit meat
There are several benefits that the youth can reap from rearing rabbits to supply the market for their meat. One woman’s example shows how this can done, writes Lominda Afedraru. It is not uncommon to ...
2016-12-25 04:00:00
A Guide to Dundee, Scotland—the First City Outside London to Get Its Very Own V&A Museum
The city originally thrived as a center of jute processing, whaling, shipbuilding ... Come for the Perthshire Rabbit with artichokes and wild leeks—stay for what will very soon be the best place to wa...
2018-07-14 09:55:44
Rabbits: Australia's forgotten industry remembered in Texas, southern Queensland
In the southern Queensland border town of Texas, Australia's last remaining rabbit processing works reopened its doors over the weekend for a reunion of those who once worked in the prosperous industr...
2015-05-10 21:57:00
South Ga. has first rabbit processing plant
Cook County- Carroll Bullard is a lifetime farmer. For many years, he's grown corn, cotton, and peanuts. But Carol recently had a new farming idea. "A rabbit ran out of the corn field, and we thought ...
2002-09-05 17:00:00
On-farm poultry, rabbit processing certification training offered Jan. 20
ANNAPOLIS — To help farmers meet growing consumer demand for local meats, the Maryland Department of Agriculture will conduct a training workshop for on-farm poultry and rabbit slaughter and processin...
2015-01-12 16:30:00
MDA offers workshops for on-farm poultry, rabbit processing certification
ANNAPOLIS — To help farmers meet growing consumer demand for local meats, the Maryland Department of Agriculture will conduct training workshops in Annapolis and Prince Frederick for on-farm poultry a...
2014-02-25 18:00:00

Rabbit Diseases

First batch of vaccine for deadly rabbit hemorrhagic disease now available in B.C.
Rabbit hemorrhagic disease is extremely infectious among rabbits and causes internal bleeding and organ damage. Infected rabbits can show some symptoms but often die suddenly following a fast deterior...
2018-04-16 13:44:00
Deadly Disease Killing Thousands Of Rabbits
... estimated 1.3 million pet rabbits are at risk from a mutated strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD-2). The disease was first recorded in the UK in 2014. It has few symptoms but is mostly fata...
2016-08-06 18:24:00
Pet owners urged to be on the lookout after suspected cases of fatal rabbit disease in Barrow
RABBIT owners are being warned to be on the lookout for symptoms of a fatal disease after four vaccinated pets died from what is believed to have been killed by the myxomatosis virus. A national datab...
2016-10-21 10:23:00
Deadly disease killing thousands of rabbits – here’s how to protect your pet
Thousands of UK rabbits have been wiped out by a deadly disease and millions are still at risk. It’s called Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease and was first recorded in the UK two years ago, reports Sky News ...
2016-08-07 15:47:00
FDA OKs first drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack
U.S. regulators Friday approved the first treatment for smallpox — a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ... To test the drug's effectiveness, monkeys and rabbits were infected with a simil...
2018-07-15 09:55:00
Edinburgh rabbit owners warned of disease
Mactaggart urged rabbit owners to get their pets vaccinated against the disease. He described the symptoms as horrible and said the disease often has a long incubation period, showing up weeks after a ...
2007-08-07 17:00:00
Citizen scientists discover disease-carrying ticks in 83 new US counties
Additionally, researchers checked for a parasite called Babesia microti that causes human babesiosis, a disease that can cause influenza-like symptoms, such as fever ... so they can avoid going down a ...
2018-07-13 03:18:00
Raise rabbits or own a pet bunny? You probably want to be aware of this
Rabbit hemorrhagic disease serotype virus 2 (RHDV2 ... Rabbit owners are advised to contact a veterinarian if any of those symptoms present. If you love Whatcom Wildlife Join us in our Facebook group ...
2018-03-21 18:09:00
FDA approves first treatment for smallpox virus
The highly contagious disease was eradicated by 1980 through vaccines ... To test the drug's effectiveness, monkeys and rabbits were infected with a similar virus and then given the drug. More than 90 ...
2018-07-15 10:38:00
5 Animals Most Likely to Give You Rabies (and the Symptoms You Should Watch Out For)
Most wild animals in your area — such as squirrels, rabbits, and chipmunks — are totally harmless ... Rabies isn’t anywhere close to the deadliest diseases in the United States. But it has an alarming...
2018-07-06 12:54:00
B.C. rabbits dying from lethal virus that kills in less time than Ebola hits some humans
Most rabbits that contract the disease die fast, but symptoms can include listlessness, behavioural changes and difficulty breathing before at the time of death, the province said. They’re also known ...
2018-03-21 23:59:00
Outbreak Of Rabbit Fever In Czech Republic
The city's spokesman Vaclav Samal confirmed on Thursday that emergency measures have been already taken by the Czech authorities in order to prevent the spread of the disease. Since rabbit fever ... A...
2018-07-05 22:23:00

Rabbit Cuisine

Gunpowder cookbook: Recipes from mustard broccoli to kosbadi rabbit masala
Spoon the mixture into a food processor or blender and blend until fairly smooth. Press through a sieve, giving you a smooth sauce. Warm the sauce gently in a saucepan with the remaining tablespoon of ...
2018-07-06 16:06:00
Wau Dining serves delicious Malay food behind a ‘rabbit hole’
In the heart of nightlife haven Changkat Bukit Bintang, secreted deep within the recesses of a bar called The Rabbit Hole is Wau Dining, a pop-up restaurant dedicated to Malay food. Finding this ... t...
2018-07-10 16:07:27
5 Rabbit plans brewery and restaurant in Pilsen
But 5 Rabbit is known as a pioneer in Latin-themed brewing, using ingredients more commonly found in food across Latin America ... us to bring 5 Rabbit’s vision full circle by intersecting recipes and ...
2018-06-26 13:00:00
RECIPES: All foods made from scratch with local ingredients at Dancing Rabbit
"There were a lot of really good cooks at Dancing Rabbit because we like to eat and have all this really wonderful fresh food and produce ... but soon learned the recipe works beautifully. "It makes t...
2018-05-30 14:55:00
Calls To Boycott Peter Rabbit Movie Over ‘Food Allergy Bullying’
In "Peter Rabbit" which was released this weekend, the character of Mr. McGregor is allergic to blackberries. The rabbits fling the fruit at him in a scene and he is forced to use an EpiPen. The chari...
2018-02-12 07:27:00
Recipe: Rabbit and Mushroom Ragu
Let soak until softened, about 10 to 15 minutes. Drain and reserve soaking liquid. Pat rabbit legs dry with paper towel and season with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a large skillet over ...
2017-01-02 16:00:00
Recipe: Rarebit (Welsh Rabbit) - A centuries-old dish could satisfy your cheesy, comfort-food craving
Rarebit, a.k.a. Welsh rabbit, is an odd-sounding name for a dish that's several hundred years old and has nothing to do with bunnies. For those who don't know it, it's a roux-based cheese sauce that's ...
2016-11-08 12:26:00
This pastry chef didn’t like licorice — until she became obsessed with it
If Gergis’ approach — she’s a big fan of researching via rabbit-hole Googling — sounds unconventional ... of ingredients and their chemical properties. But her interest in food isn’t rooted in cozy di...
2018-07-13 16:00:00
Alaskana recipe: Halibut Olympia a little better than you remember
Tracking the DNA of the classic Alaska baked fish dish, halibut Olympia, took me down some cool rabbit holes ... writing "Alaskana recipes" for dishes commonly made in Alaska's kitchens. You can sign ...
2018-07-12 16:03:00
Italian-American Food Never Claimed To Be Italian, So You Can Stop Hating On It
They’re often perplexed by the size of our dishes, the quantity of ingredients and the recipe rule-breaking we Americans ... all things Italian led me down the rabbit hole to real Italian or Italian-I...
2018-07-03 02:46:00
Licorice ice cream
If Gergis’ approach — she’s a big fan of researching via rabbit-hole Googling — sounds unconventional ... of ingredients and their chemical properties. But her interest in food isn’t rooted in cozy di...
2018-07-13 10:12:00
'Best bar in the world' closes indefinitely because of fire
“After all, The Rabbit was born in a hurricane,” the owners wrote, referring to Hurricane Sandy, which decimated parts of Lower Manhattan in 2012. Related: 21 Slow Cooker Recipes for Warm Weather (pro...
2018-07-04 03:07:00











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