Rabbits are wonderful animals to raise, whether as pets or as livestock on a farm. They are especially great as starter animals for children who participate in 4-H or other rabbit shows. Before you embark on owning one of these lovable critters, there's a lot you need to know; for instance, which of the forty-seven rabbit breeds is best for you? Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of "How to Raise" guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of "How to Raise Rabbits," you'll find practical advice for raising any number of rabbits in any environment--rural or urban, one rabbit or twenty. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on breed types, housing and food requirements, shows, kit care, and general healthcare for the rabbit. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, "How to Raise Rabbits" continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to rabbit care and a classic on any rabbit lover's bookshelf.