Adult domestic rabbits can have a healthy weight ranging from 2 to 11 pounds, depending on the breed. Wild rabbits, such as the Eastern cottontail, may weigh between 1 and 3 pounds.Know More
The smallest breeds of domestic rabbits include the Havana, Mini Rex and Mini Lop. These rabbits have a healthy adult size ranging between 2 and 6 pounds, making them slightly larger on average than rabbits found in the wild.
The largest breeds, such as the French Lop, may weigh 11 pounds or more. These breeds are not necessarily kept as pets but may be meat-producing animals for farmers.Learn more about Rabbits & Hares
Rabbits are small mammals that can be found throughout North America and in parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. There are many different species of rabbits, some of which thrive in grasslands and others that live in deserts, woods or meadows. Rabbits have powerful back legs that allow them to quickly spring away from predators. They have long ears and soft fur that ranges in color from brown to gray.Full Answer >
To tell if a rabbit is a boy or a girl, look at the genitals and look for the testicles especially, which are located on the underside between the rear legs and the base of the tail. There are two holes located in that area. The closest hole to the tail is the anus.Full Answer >
Rabbits eat timothy-grass, hay, fruit, flowers, pellets and fresh vegetables. Hay is the main staple of the pet rabbit diet and should comprise 90 percent of what their diet.Full Answer >
To butcher a rabbit, use a sharp knife to remove the hind legs, pelvis, backbone and forelegs. Less than an hour is required to butcher a rabbit. You need a cutting board, kitchen sears and a sharp knife.Full Answer >