Rabbits are one of my favorite animals. Peaceful, kind and entertaining, I love to sit out in the rabbit colony and just watch them. It’s a great way to unwind and de-stress, but raising rabbits has an even more tangible benefit: good income potential.
Purebred breeding age rabbits of common breeds sell for $30-$60 each in my area. Considering the fact that rabbits breed like, well, rabbits, you can see some pretty tidy income numbers with a relatively short turnaround time.
One major benefit to raising rabbits over other livestock is their adaptability to small spaces. I don’t personally cage raise, but know many people who do and it ties everything up into a neat income producing package: rabbits as breeding stock and for meat, plus rabbit droppings as a surprisingly lucrative add-on income. Continue reading “Raising Rabbits for Income”