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Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits
by Bob Bennett
"Storey s Guide to Raising Rabbits" is as essential to the owner of pet rabbits as it is to the farmer raising rabbits for meat or fur. Breed selection, year-round care and feeding, safe housing, humane handling, and disease prevention and treatment are all addressed.This is the classic, comprehensive, essential reference for all rabbit raisers.
Paperback, Fourth Edition, 256 pages
Published October 28th 2009 by Storey Publishing, LLC
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Bob Bennett has extensive rabbit raising experience — six decades worth. It shows. He is very knowledgeable and he has many interesting things to say about the business that is rabbits. He is also, however, very set in his ways. It's his way or the highway. He goes beyond blatantly ignoring anything which is not his personal preferred way of doing things, he belittles anyone who may so much as consider doing things differently. This includes such "horrendous" things as raising rabbits according ...more
I'll give it two stars, because Bennett writes what you would expect him to, but not what you were hoping for. I think this book was published before we all started getting pissed off about factory farms, but the heavy regimen of daily antibiotics he prescribes might make anyone look twice. I'll keep searching for a more progressive approach to the topic.