Rabbits are social and sweet, furry and funny, and don’t need a barn or pastures to roam. They can even be trained to use a litter box! That said, rabbits are sensitive little creatures that need specialized care. Some farmers raise rabbits for meat, and others keep them simply for companionship. Fiber rabbits are rabbits raised for their very soft fur, which can be collected without hurting the rabbit. Meat rabbits generally live outside or in barns, don’t live very long before they are slaughtered, and raising them involves an intensive breeding and feeding program. Pet rabbits and fiber rabbits, on the other hand, usually live indoors ...

Get Barnyard Kids now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.