5 Ways to Improve Your Breeding Program in 2015

rabbit ranching


Each new year is a chance to make changes to your breeding program. How can you strengthen your herd for the coming year? How you can you meet the goals you’ve set for yourself?

1. Take inventory.

Be honest with yourself. How many does with tight crowns do you really need? How many bucks with rockin’ bodies but light bone do you have room to keep? Organize your herd on paper and make cuts where you can. It will save you both space and money in the long run, and the overall quality of your rabbits will increase in the coming year.

2. Refocus.

Cut down to a manageable number of breeds and color projects. Be realistic with yourself. If you have 20 holes and four incompatible color projects, it’s going to be very difficult to juggle those programs at the same time. Choose one or two breeds or colors to focus…

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