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This new, revised edition includes information for trainers conducting rabbit courses, with the aim of developing sustainable meat projects to help families improve nutrition and income. Ten modules cover the following topics: Production Systems and Economics, Genetics and Selection, Housing and Equipment, Feeds and Feeding, Reproduction, Disease Control, Managing the Rabbitry, and Marketing Rabbits. Each module includes a detailed learning guide which provides Learning Objectives, Terms to Know, Recommended Demonstrations, Sample Visual Aids, and Training Group Discussions. Modules address all aspects and stages of developing sustainable rabbit projects. Real world stories from rabbit ventures around the world introduce each module. This revision includes an updated health section and A Guide to Disease Diagnosis and Treatment, which provides prevention and treatment options. A glossary of terms to know is provided, as well as a listing of General References and Internet resources of interest to rabbit producers.

Publication Details

  • Publisher: Heifer International
  • ISBN-10: 0979843960
  • ISBN-13: 9780979843969
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.9
  • ECHO Library: 636.9 LUK