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Masterchef puts rabbit back on the menu
24 May 2010 - nqr.farmoline.com.au (Aus)GOURMET cooking programs such as MasterChef areputting rabbit back on the Australian dinner plate.The popularity of rabbit recipes is now so high that bunnyfarmers say supply is failing to meet demand. On thestate's largest rabbit farm, at Kyogle in northern NSW – which produced almost 100,000 rabbits last year – thenumber of breeding does is set to rise from 5000 to 7000."We've hit a point where we need to fit out two moresheds," said the general manager of Border Range FreshFarmed Rabbit, Allan Clarke.Border Range breeds its animals through artificialinsemination, slaughters the rabbits and sells them torestaurants and butcher shops in Sydney and Brisbane.The kittens, a cross New Zealand white and Californiawhite, are weaned at 35 days and slaughtered at 77 days.Nationally, farmers produce about nine tonnes of rabbitmeat a week, Farmed Rabbit Industries of Australia says."Production has more than doubled in the last 18 months totwo years," its director Chris Bushell said. "With shows likeMasterChef, they really kicked rabbit ahead."
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Obsessed with Jessica Rabbit
30 April 2010 – HipHopRx (UK)Meet Annette Edwards: a 57 year old grandmother, knownfor breeding giant bunnies, is obsessed with the cartooncharacter Jessica Rabbit. She is so obsessed with JessicaRabbit that she spent $16,000 on cosmetic surgery tomimic the cartoon character.Edwards also claims to have gone on the ‘ Jessica Rabbit’diet by eating salads and cereals to get the shape ofJessica Rabbit’s body.She added, "I've always loved...the cartoon character. I justthink she's a very sexy cartoon, or woman. With curves inthe right places."And it's not just Jessica Rabbit she loves. It's all rabbits,and she breeds real ones in her spare timeHer family thinks that she’s a little crazy, but that’s notstopping her from being Jessica Rabbit.See Annette Edwards’interview about her newJessica Rabbit makeover.Video -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsO60Q1VbuE&feature=player_embedded