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4H-FFA Activities

Local 4-H club says it will take any unwanted rabbits
In recent months, numerous domestic rabbits have been released in the city to survive on their own. Bridget Dinsmore, one of the leaders of the Eggs n’ Ears 4-H Club in Frederick County, said it...
2017-12-07 19:33:00
19-Year-Old Who Rescued Rabbit From SoCal Fires in Viral Video Speaks Out Amid Criticism
@jasonduaine I read your piece on the young man who saved the two rabbits from the Thomas Fire. I was a 4H rabbit project leader for 10 years. If the rabbits were white & black and white as describ...
2017-12-08 10:59:00
Rabbit Facts That Will Pique Your Interest
Call them wascally. Call them varmints. Call them a great 4-H project or a quiet pet for the apartment dweller. If you’re somebunny who loves rabbits, hop on over. You’ll enjoy this. Let’s sa...
2017-12-12 09:34:00
Raising Rabbits With Hank Will
I had no idea what we were in for. It turns out that that farm’s girls (a few years older than my daughters) were selling their rabbits because they were finished with their 4-H projects – and ...
2017-12-12 09:34:00
Quality Assurance Education for Youth: Indiana 4-H Being a Part of the Solution
New for 2018, to exhibit beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, meat goats, dairy goats, poultry and rabbits, 4-H members must be certified through the YQCA program. While this is a new requireme...
2017-12-13 08:41:00
Scotts Bluff County 4-H holds 'far out' achievement celebration
This award was presented to Kyle Kizzire by Julie Lane, 4-H Council Secretary. An award for Outstanding Rabbit and Poultry Club Member was presented to Devin Suhr by Jana Schwartz from the Scotts B...
2017-12-09 23:15:00
Youth get in-depth look at D.C. during Texas 4-H Leadership Conference
The record books are then entered in one of 29 4-H project areas such as clothing and textiles, beef, rabbit or foods and nutrition, as well as science, engineering and technology. “From the coun...
2017-12-13 18:56:00
Westminster approves bid construction for fiber network, celebrates holiday winners
Mayor Joe Dominick announced four winners in three categories for the parade: Spirit of the Season, White Pine Paving Company; Best and Brightest, Carroll County Veterinary Clinic and the 4-H Rabbi...
2017-12-14 10:46:00
4-H programs discussed at board meeting
BROOKSVILLE -- Students in the Bracken County School District have several options for 4-H programs. During a meeting of the Bracken ... Jordan said there is also a Pinterest Club and a Rabbit and ...
2017-12-13 14:00:00
Waterloo 4-H honours outstanding members for 2017
Musselman is a first-year member of the Wilmot Wellesley Dairy Club, New Dundee Vet Club, the Rabbit Club and the Agriculture Awareness Club. She actively volunteered with a number of 4-H activitie...
2017-12-08 19:58:00


All About Showing Rabbits
There are breed-club sweepstakes points and grand championship leg certificates, and simply the judge’s nod of ... in each issue of Domestic Rabbits magazine and on the association’s website. The listings include the show date, as well as the name ...
2017-12-12 09:34:00
Chattanoogan: A Premier Rabbit Show Judge
He also was invited to be a judge at a show in Tokyo, Japan. But about 10 years ago, when the son of J.R. and Charlotte Humphries of the North Highway 58 area was first exposed to the world of show and pet rabbits, he had trouble traveling even the short ...
2004-12-28 16:00:00
Students show off market rabbits for judges
“You have to be able to judge them yourself, too.” It was Gloria’s first year, so she showed her three California breed rabbits. Both girls chose to have California breed rabbits, a more popular breed they both said is used for show. “It’s a good ...
2017-03-13 17:00:00
Show me the bunny: Rabbit breeders at fair say they love the hobby, not the money
For a number of breeders of all ages, the Panhandle-South Plains Fair was the time to compete in the rabbit show. More than 860 ... in the basement — (rabbits) are an adaptive species,” said Tex Thomas, a rabbit judge. “(Students) can still learn ...
2010-10-01 17:00:00
Morrisville State professor to judge rabbits in Malaysia, but not Easter bunnies
will head to Malaysia just before Easter to judge rabbits. He'll be judging the third Malaysian American Rabbit Breeders Association (MARBA) National Rabbit Show April 12, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hayes will be gone April 9-15 on the trip, paid for by ...
2014-03-28 03:17:00
Here comes the judge
"Being a Farm Show judge is very rewarding for me," said Peg Hailey of Pennsburg, a judge for 10 years. "We worked to get rabbits into the Farm Show and now there is a really great program. I watched kids grow up and gain expertise in their breeds.
2008-01-08 00:01:00
Gowanus bunny hoarder snaps at judge during trial
She later proclaiming the court system a pawn of the “mafia,” called the proceedings “a corruption against these rabbits,” and the judge herself a “crazy ... to trial — threatened to just not show up to court. When Dougherty made clear the ...
2016-05-04 01:07:00
Market rabbits judged at RGVLS
However, there was a time to be cute, and that was before 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show. This large group of rabbits had a job to do, and so did their handlers. Once out of their cages and in the judging area, judge Jim Rowland ran ...
2017-03-14 20:25:20
Learning about rabbits at the fair
The judge for the show was late, so Todd Biddle, who shows rabbits and is the FFA adviser at Cumberland Valley High School, talked to the crowd about caring for and judging rabbits, with some help from Zoe and various rabbits. Zoe, the 6-year-old daughter ...
2009-07-24 17:00:00

Commercial Rabbit Industry

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 in some communities. “China is the world’s ...
2012-12-13 16:00:00
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 house, which is expected to be complete early next year.
2016-09-08 18:00:00
Herman Cain Says Everything Is Cool, The Rabbit Shot In His Commercial Is 'Not A Real Rabbit'
Herman Cain is reassuring everyone that no actual bunnies were harmed during this production–a bizarre ad against the ... Via Politico: “The point of the rabbit ad was to highlight the fact that the Tax Code is killing small businesses in America.
2012-03-28 02:38:00
In his big film ‘Downsizing,’ Alexander Payne makes America small again
The production was filmed ... that takes us down a circuitous rabbit hole and leaves us feeling the world is more bewildering and complicated than when we came in. For Hollywood, “complicated” is as big a commercial taboo as “intelligent.”
2017-12-14 15:03:00
Climate's magic rabbit: Pulling CO2 out of thin air
A half-hour outside Zurich stands one of the frontline attempts to develop a commercial approach to sucking down CO2 ... costs will rapidly fall once production is scaled up. "The magic number we always say is $100 per tonne," said Jan Wurzbacher.
2017-11-14 16:00:00
Pet owners warned to vaccinate against rabbit-killer virus
European rabbits landed in Australia with the First Fleet in 1788. Since then they have multiplied, as the saying goes, and are estimated to cost the nation more than $200 million-a-year in lost agricultural production – not to mention the damage to ...
2017-02-25 12:00:00
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 production breeds which never shed their coats.
2013-12-20 05:34:00
Rabbit shortage forces Akubra to look offshore for raw hat materials
But Mr Keir says over the past decade it has become harder to keep production going. He says it takes about 12 rabbit skins to make every hat ... still around but certainly the ... three largest commercial operations all closed within about 12 months ...
2014-05-25 07:27:00
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 breeding. Not to be outdone, even women farmers here ...
2016-02-03 06:36:01
How ‘Sesame Street’ persuaded public television to act like a network
The Children’s Television Workshop, the independent nonprofit production company founded to create Sesame ... that recipients would access voluntarily in a marketplace in which commercial entertainment competed for their attention. One of Hatch’s ...
2017-12-13 06:25:00


Jackrabbits not content with just FCS semifinals
In the reigning FCS champ, the ‘Rabbits face the other fearsome defense in the FCS, one surrendering a national-low 10.3 points per game and led by senior defensive end Andrew Ankrah, the CAA Foo...
2017-12-14 14:00:00
This Island Is Overrun With Rabbits—Here's Why It's a Problem
Erratic feeding by tourists is leading to a bunny blight on a small Japanese island with a mysterious, dark past. Ōkunoshima is a small island nestled in the Inland Sea of Japan. It's a little mor...
2017-12-12 07:13:00
Swamp Rabbits' fans again brighten Christmas for local children
At some point during Friday night’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits game, waves of stuffed animals will land on the ice at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The Swamp Rabbits will hold their eighth annual Ted...
2017-12-14 10:11:00
'The Walking Dead' Showrunner Reassures Fans That Grimbly Gunk Is Fine
"[Scott Gimple] wrote in the script, a velveteen rabbit," Sanders said. "I went to Etsy and I looked and there were nine different velveteen rabbits but this velveteen rabbit reminded me of my chil...
2017-12-14 15:40:00
The Roof Rabbits play Spoken Moto
Though the live music usually never stops in Bend, for local musicians at least, winter is a time to regroup, re-energize and prep for the inevitable summer crush of gigs. Often, that process gives...
2017-12-13 23:02:00
Vancouver pet stores officially no longer allowed to sell dogs, cats, or rabbits
Vancouver pet stores will officially no longer be allowed to sell puppies, kittens and rabbits. The decision was made in a unanimous vote by city council on December 12. Yesterday’s decision was ...
2017-12-13 06:33:00
Dancing Robots, Da Vinci, and a Dunking Bunny Highlight the Year in World Records
Even though it sounds like it was devised by a Twitter bot, this record is amazing. Somewhere there’s a joke in this about rabbits and how they jump, but we haven’t figured it out just yet.
2017-12-14 14:22:00
With 200 lighted decorations, front-yard Christmas display is a family tradition
They thought the vandals had returned this year, but deduced the culprits were rabbits. Musser and Czartoryski are well-known in their neighborhood for more than the lights. They dress up as helper...
2017-12-14 11:58:00
The Best In Jewish Rage This Week
And finally, not rage, just rabbits: This is one of those bad news/good news things from the Jewish Chronicle.— Arieh Kovler (@ariehkovler) December 14, 2017 Happy Hanu...
2017-12-14 15:58:00
Vancouver pet stores can no longer sell puppies, kittens
On Tuesday, city council unanimously voted to end sales of kittens, puppies and rabbits at Vancouver pet shops. The Dec. 12 vote was the final result of a June directive by city council to amend tw...
2017-12-14 16:01:00

Rabbit Processing

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 see youth engaged in agriculture but there are fewer ...
2016-12-24 15:05:38
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 we could make a little money with a rabbit processing ...
2002-09-05 17:00:00
Will Robots Take Our Children’s Jobs?
Big banks are using software programs that can suggest bets, construct hedges and act as robo-economists, using natural language processing to parse central ... Since Mr. Ford’s book sent me down this rabbit hole in the first place, I reached out to ...
2017-12-13 20:55:00
Wanna help an Upstate farmer? Come party at Swamp Rabbit Cafe tonight
“My objective is not to be in the processing business, my objective is to farm and sell our products, and this is basically a means to that end.” Enjoy locally sourced, scratch made food at Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery's community pig roast ...
2017-10-19 04:39:24
Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit Designs Women's Sleeveless Fit-n-Flare Eyelet Dress
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2017-12-06 02:00:00
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 processing. The training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan ...
2015-01-12 04:30:00
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 industry. It is more than 20 years since the last rabbit was ...
2015-05-11 06:58:19
Providence is the 26th “Neediest City” in America
Sweet Binks Rescue was formally Sweet Binks Rabbit Rescue, they have since expanded to focus ... level expectations having language based learning environment with sensory processing supports and social thinking skills immersed into the academic curriculum ...
2017-12-14 12:55:00
Rabbit meat a small, but hopping market in the state
In that case, the Doyans are happy to teach you how to kill and butcher your own rabbits in their processing room. The room, located in the main barn, resembles an operating room, and is almost out of place in the barn setting: It’s heavily insulated ...
2017-07-12 20:20:32
Oregon's new breed of rabbit farmer
Oregon once boasted a much larger industry, with trucks transporting some 35,000 rabbits a month to California for processing. But in the early 1990s, budget cuts shuttered the nation's leading rabbit research center at OSU, and now less than 2,000 a month ...
2010-05-10 17:00:00

Rabbit Diseases

What to Know About Scarlet Fever, the Antique Disease That’s on the Upswing
Advertisement The main symptoms of scarlet fever are a fever (duh), sometimes ... Back in the days of the velveteen rabbit, the disease could be fatal in 30 percent of cases. Today, though, we have antibiotics. If you think your child has scarlet fever ...
2017-12-01 11:31:00
Rabbits: Common Illnesses and Infections
If your rabbit starts showing these symptoms, immediately isolate it, and keep a close eye on any other rabbits. This serious, but very common liver disease is caused by a microscopic parasite. Coccidiosis can cause death through exhaustion. The rabbit ...
2013-10-07 07:56:00
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 fatal. Hazel Elliott from the British Rabbit Council told ...
2016-08-06 18:24:42
Deadly rabbit disease invades Burton as vet calls for vaccinations for all pets in the area
The disease, also known as VHD-2 or RVHD2 is a highly contagious condition that has been spreading across the country. Very few rabbits show signs of symptoms after contracting the disease and tend to die within three days of getting it. VHD-2 effects both ...
2017-08-15 11:13:06
Rabbit fever, rare disease spread from animals, insects, found in four ND counties
BISMARCK – An increase in an uncommon disease called tularemia or rabbit fever has been found in North Dakota ... and ingestion of contaminated food or water. The symptoms of tularemia in humans vary depending on how the infection was acquired, and ...
2015-07-25 19:59:00
Guernsey rabbits hit by fatal viral disease
Steve Byrne, GSPCA Manager said: "The team at the GSPCA are extremely worried at present for all rabbits in Guernsey". Normally there are symptoms leading up to this disease but the one that we have seen at the GSPCA was well and feeding normally and then ...
2017-06-27 04:26:27
Lush conditions fuel Colorado increase in rabbit fever
Fed by unusually lush vegetation, rabbits have been breeding ... Colorado's share is relatively low, the disease - which also can be carried by rodents, birds, flies and ticks - poses a threat in a normally arid place where its symptoms of fever, chills ...
2015-07-07 00:27:56
'I didn't vaccinate my bunnies - now they're dead'
although some rabbits may die without showing any symptoms. Up to 90 per cent of affected rabbits may die from the disease which progresses rapidly (death occurs approximately one to three days after infection). Rabbits infected with the VHD2 virus ...
2017-10-26 11:25:47

Rabbit Cuisine

Roasted Rabbit Recipe With Apples and Leeks
Roasted rabbit is great when it’s served over creamy mashed potatoes ... inspirational keynotes, and great food!
2017-12-13 18:53:00
This book whips up recipes for the delicious food that Enid Blyton’s novels featured
The recipes are spread across six parts ... Timmy’s taking off after a rabbit in a meadow makes the Famous Five lust for a mouthwatering rabbit’s pie. Blyton’s infusion of food in this short passage is complete with George offering Timmy raw meat ...
2017-12-11 12:01:00
Fried Rabbit With Grapefruit Juice Recipe
Read more about how to cook rabbit: Cooking Rabbit: Four Rabbit Recipes. More than 150 workshops, great deals from more than 200 exhibitors, off-stage demos, hands-on workshops, and great food!
2017-12-11 17:37:00
Rabbit and andouille gumbo
Cook for a further 5 minutes to warm the rabbit pieces. Serve in bowls ladled over boiled rice. • If you can't find andouille (a Cajan smoked sausage), you can substitute it with good-quality chorizo or another smoked pork sausage. • This recipe will ...
2017-08-30 07:17:48
Garlic rabbit casserole recipe
1 whole rabbit (about 1kg), cut into 8 parts 100g plain flour 130ml extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 5 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced the juice of ½ a lemon 200ml white wine 425ml chicken stock 1 branch of rosemary fresh parsley ...
2015-04-15 03:11:17
What Do Porgs Taste Like?
I loved those eyes so much—Oscar only continued to talk about different recipes. Isaac: Porgs with roasted turnips ... more like the guinea pig eaten in South America, or like rabbit. In any case I would assume a lot of dark meat on the animal, and ...
2017-12-13 05:10:00
Vegan food truck Jacked Rabbit closed
She said she is working on compiling recipes for an electronic ... “I wish [the Jacked Rabbit] would reconsider because all their fans are going to miss them terribly, and I wanted to be a fan,” she said. After the food truck announced it was closing ...
2017-11-06 08:57:00
Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Tuscan Rabbit Stew
When rabbit meat is on the menu, expect controversy to follow. It is socially acceptable to use farm animals, such as cows and chickens, as food; however ... you can always use chicken and lamb in this recipe following same steps. Pat rabbit dry and ...
2017-10-03 23:14:51
Rabbit hopping onto U.S. menus
and three other rabbit recipes, are included in his "SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine" cookbook. The easy availability of rabbit meat is another plus for chefs. A lot of frozen rabbit meat comes from China, but whole rabbits, sourced from local farms ...
2013-02-20 23:55:30
The main event: Beef pie and roast rabbit recipes
The book has 120 recipes for meat and poultry, from Christmas dinner to the beef pie and roast rabbit dishes which are very tasty. Happy cooking! Put the dripping or oil in a large, flame-proof casserole dish over a medium-high heat. When hot, brown the ...
2016-06-10 17:01:00

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