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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Animal Care.

For this BB, you will breed a rabbit and raise at least three kits!


(source: Pinterest.com)

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - breed a rabbit and raise three kits

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide proof of the following as pictures or video (<2 mins):
      - caring for a rabbit
      - caring for the pregnant rabbit
      - caring for the rabbit and at least three kits
      - three kits that are all at least one week old
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Approved BB submission
Here is my submission for the Breed a Rabbit and Rise at least 3 Kits - straw - animal BB.

To document the completion of the BB, I have provided the following photos:
     - caring for a rabbit (photo is during a break in a shearing session)
     - caring for the pregnant rabbit (see nest box on left - I had just put it and some straw in for her to make her kindling nest)
     - caring for the rabbit and at least three kits (nest box view - checking on the kits)
     - three kits that are all at least one week old (exactly 7 days after previous photo - 1 week old)
     - plus kits that are 1-month-old (individual shots since they are now super active)

I'm struggling to convey caring for a rabbit (at least in my mind) so here is a photo of me and Sweet Pea, my German Angora doe, before and after a shearing session.
     
1-caring-for-rabbit.JPG
caring for a German Angora rabbit means shearing every 90 days
caring for a German Angora rabbit means shearing every 90 days
2-Caring-for-Pregnant-doe.JPG
caring for pregnant doe
caring for pregnant doe
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just kindled
just kindled
4-week-old.JPG
7 day old kits
7 day old kits
5-month-old-black.JPG
one month old
one month old - Black Magic, black kit
5-month-old-ginger.JPG
one month old
one month old - Ginger kit
5-month-old-White.JPG
one month old
one month old - Oyster, white kit
Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

I certify this BB is complete.

 
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Approved BB submission
Now that the weather is cooling off it's time for rabbit babies again
Staff note (gir bot) :

Mike Haasl approved this submission.
Note: Great video, sorry about the delay in approving

 
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