What is a Reputable Rabbit Breeder?
Posted onFebruary 1, 2011byRob Usakowski
Ever heard the term ³reputable breeder´? What exactly does that mean?How does one become a reputable breeder? We hope to answer some of those questions in this article.Let me start by saying that term ³reputable breeder´ is very subjective.There are no standard set of guidelines that if met, makes one a reputablebreeder. We should probably start with a definition. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines reputable as the following:
enjoying good repute: held in esteem
employed widely or sanctioned by good writersSo by definition one would assume that being reputable is a good thing. Tothat we must throw in the term ³breeder´ so that we can determine what isa reputable breeder. So here is the Merriam-Webster definition of breeder:
one that breeds: as
an animal or plant kept for propagation
one engaged in the breeding of a specified organismFrom this definition we must conclude that to be a reputable breeder youmust actually breed rabbits. So lets lay down some basics on what areputable breeder is.
an't Self Proclaim
To be a reputable breeder, it must be determined by others. Either theyare looking specifically for rabbits in your line, visiting your website, or writing about your rabbits/rabbitry. These are factors that all are determinedby others based on the reputation you have established for quality animalsand good service.