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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the history, taxonomy and domestication of the rabbit, its potential for meat and fur production and its use in production of pharmaceuticals, youth programmes, hobbies and pets and laboratory. The factors limiting rabbit production, sources of helpful...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit production worldwide.

This chapter gives a brief description of rabbit production in some major areas of the world. Focus is given on rabbit production in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand and Africa. The future world rabbit production and rabbit research are discussed.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit breeds.

This chapter covers the selection of rabbit breeds, purchasing of the breeding stock and characteristics and information regarding the more common breeds of rabbits available to breeders.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The rabbitry and its equipment.

This chapter covers the designing of the rabbitry and the different equipment involved. Focus is given on planning the rabbitry, rabbit building, hutches and cages, feeding equipment, watering equipment, nest boxes, identification equipment and feed and utility carts.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit management.

This chapter covers several aspects of rabbit management. Focus is given on handling of rabbits, number of bucks to use for breeding, determining sexual maturity, breeding schedule, mating process, gestation period, factors preventing conception, determining pregnancy, kindling, care of young...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics and financial management.

This chapter focuses on the financing of a rabbit enterprise, and presents an overview of the expenses, income and cash flow in rabbit production.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of rabbit nutrition.

This chapter covers the principles of rabbit feeding. Focus is given on nutrient categories (protein, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, vitamins, and water), digestive processes in the rabbit, feed analysis and relationships between feed manufacturers and rabbit raisers.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeds and feeding.

This chapter covers the nutrient requirements of rabbits, composition of feeds, roughages, concentrates, non-nutritive feed additives, feed formulation, preparation and processing, grazing rabbits, feeding orphan litters and conditioning show rabbits.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxins in feeds.

This chapter covers the most important toxins found in rabbit feeds. Focus is given on goitrogens, gossypol, lectins (haemagglutinins), mimosine, mycotoxins, nitrates, oxalates, saponins, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, trypsin inhibitors, urea, poisonous plants, herbal remedies and agricultural chemicals ...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit reproduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the processes and major hormones involved in reproduction. Emphasis is given on aspects that are of direct concern to the rabbit producer. The male and female reproductive organs, artificial insemination, winter breeding depression and embryo transfer are...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter

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