David Miller wrote:A colony is a great thing but what interests me most about Matt's setup is the forage in the colony paddock.
Okay, the forage for them consists of red and white clover, chick weed, burr clover, dandelion, and other grasses and weeds that I don't know. We also place privet slash into their paddock, they chew the wood and leaves. They love pine cones and pine needles.
I'm by no means any kind of expert in rabbit keeping. We moved to NC 3 months ago to manage a farm, which already had meat rabbits and here we stand. It's all an experiment to see what works. One observation I've made is that the pasture rabbits don't drink from there waterer. They get there moisture from all the fresh greens.
We are cutting hay from our meadows for the winter. We plan on culling off any non breeders before winter, and will see what needs to happen when the time comes.