So, Do Rabbits Bite?

two rabbits

Most animals no matter how docile, timid, and friendly are capable of defending themselves. Although it seems unthinkable when you look at them, even a wonderfully soft and fluffy rabbit is capable of hurting you if it is scared or injured. You probably already know that rabbits have some pretty sizable teeth, and this naturally … Read more

12 Cute Lop-Eared Rabbit Breeds

holland lop rabbit

It’s surprising just how many different kinds of domestic rabbit breeds are out there. All sizes, all colors, all with all different personalities. Then you have the purpose of the breed, with most being bred for different characteristics in terms of fur or meat, or just as companion animals. But some of the most charming, … Read more

16 Goat Milking Supplies to Make Your Job Easier

man milking an alpine goat by hand

If you keep dairy goats, you already know that milking is an essential task. But for many goat-owning homesteaders, providing a sustainable source of fresh, nutritious milk for consumption is quite a chore! Goats are rarely cooperative, and milking is a surprisingly tricky skill. But, with the right gear and supplies on hand, you can … Read more

So, What Is Rabbit Meat Called?

a rabbit eating a banana slice

You already know that many kinds of meat have special names, distinct from the name of the animals that it comes from. For instance, beef comes from cows; their meat is not referred to as cow meat. Likewise, from pigs we get pork; you never hear it called pig meat. But then again, we get … Read more

So, Do Fire or Smoke Keep Mosquitoes Away?

boiling water over camp fire at night

No matter what you’re doing outside- camping, exercising, barbecuing, or just visiting with friends- there is no situation that can’t be made worse by biting, blood-sucking mosquitoes. In peak season, they can make being outdoors absolutely unbearable. And, no joke, they are surprisingly dangerous, spreading various diseases. Not good! Accordingly, you want to do everything … Read more

23 Beautiful Black Rabbit Breeds

alaska rabbit

No matter what sort of animal we’re talking about, there is always something mysterious, majestic and beautiful about all black fur or feathers. And rabbits are no different. Most rabbits have a calm, serene disposition, and when their velvety for is as black as night it combines to give them a downright regal air. Whether … Read more

How to Make Garlic Powder Step by Step

garlic powder in jar next to garlic cloves

I don’t know about you, but I use entirely too much garlic when I’m in the kitchen. I can’t get enough of the stuff! Fresh garlic, of course, but it’s garlic powder that I reach for from time to time. And even better, it’s my own garlic powder that I’ve made at home! I didn’t … Read more

So, Can You Give Bunnies Baths?

a rabbit eating strawberries

No matter what kind of pet you have, you’ve got to take steps to help them keep clean. Even rabbits! But there’s some controversy circulating over whether or not you should actually give a rabbit a bath. Some people say that rabbits are fastidiously clean and don’t need them. Others say that giving a rabbit … Read more

So, Does Lemon Balm Keep Mosquitoes Away?

lemon balm herb

Mosquitoes are probably the single most annoying insect out there. Tiny, almost invisible and basically undetectable until they strike, those itchy red welts they will leave behind will be driving you crazy for days after. But annoyance aside, mosquitoes are also quite dangerous, being the primary vectors for several dangerous and debilitating diseases. Whenever you’re … Read more

So, Do Bees Sleep?

holding a super with honey and bees

Most of us know that pretty much every living thing on Earth requires rest in the form of sleep. But some animals have entirely unique sleeping habits, either being active at night and sleeping during the day, or entering a state of sort of suspended animation where they aren’t really asleep. But what about insects? … Read more

So, How Long Can Rabbits Go Without Water?

two rabbits

Pretty much every single living thing on earth needs water to survive. Water is considered one of the most foundational elements needed to support life, and accordingly simple dehydration is a pervasive and consistent killer of people and animals alike. Let’s look at the water needs of our rabbits. How long can a rabbit go … Read more

27 Unsafe Food that Rabbits Shouldn’t Eat

two rabbits

Every animal has a unique diet, and even among animals that have a highly varied diet of foods, there are always going to be some that are bad. This is definitely the case with rabbits. Rabbits are strict herbivores, and eat a diet consisting mostly of hay and greenery, including various fruits and vegetables. But … Read more