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'1' IN RABBIT FARMINGSINCE 2001
RABBIT FARMING INDIA
RABBIT FARMING, LIVESTOCK, RABBIT MEAT / SKIN
In North America only feral rabbits were abundant.O. Wild rabbits [oryctolagus cuniculus] gained importance in Roman empire as game animals. affordable and with huge and quick returns business which is gaining lot of market potentiality and with the help of good support and encouragement from the Govt. Meat became popular due to it¶s excellent quality. PRINCE: +91 9225520053 or CALL HEAD OFFICE [PUNE]: +91 960 4188629. Thus rabbit farming gradually spread to other countries. the rabbit population was by and large higher. +91 960 4188672 INTRODUCTION The existence of rabbit with human being remained from the time immemorial. The web site will serve as a guideline to those interested in taking up Rabbit farming a profession.A. There are different views concerning the domestication of rabbits." YOGEN KAKADE contact no. . Later on F. it is one of the booming industry. Romans were the first to domesticate wild rabbits. The study from practical experience in Rabbit breeding and research work conducted on economic aspect of the enterprise under Indian conditions. Rabbit keeping in commercial base started in the last century. of India. North Africa and Spain. In Australia and New Zealand. Some say rabbits were domesticated by 1st century B.RABBIT MEAT & SKIN This web site is a pioneer work on Rabbit Farming in India. Wild rabbits were in existence in Chili. During those times rabbit¶s flesh was denoted as µUnderground Mutton¶ and served as a source of food for rural families.C. Napoleon was regarded as the most famous rabbit breeder of all times. Such rabbits were increasingly populated in and around southern Europe. As in India currently Rabbit farming is one of the most easy. The scarcity of food following first and second world war pave the way for extensive rabbit rearing. through different package programs encouraged the farmers for rabbit farming. Rabbit raising started in other parts of Europe in the early middle ages but was not accepted as popular animal till 19th century. 09225507598 FOR TRADE ENQUERIES AND AGENCY PROPOSALS CONTACT: MR. but others say that the first experiment in domestication of rabbits took place in monasteries of France between 6th and 10th century A.D.
Jammu and Kashmir through introduction of German angora breed. The growing of rabbits is not only for meat purpose but also it should be noted that importance is being offered for their skin and hairs. Maharashtra 410506 India ph: +91 9225507598 yogen1799@yahoo. Now rabbit farming is take up length and breadth of the country. hill areas. KEY FEATURES 1.in . tree leaves. But since 1960. kakade farms Talegaon Dabhade Pune. JUST CLICK ON CONTACT US. which is very fast growth of reproduction. For the economic growth of our country. In 1977 the government of India took much interest in rabbit raising in states and established a Central Research Station to encourage rabbit farming and to envisage research program to mitigate the problems in rabbit farming. In the ancient days rabbits were living in forests. 4. One unit of Rabbits contains 7 females and 3 males. it is very easy and affordable to feed a Rabbit. on terrace or even at home. uncultivated lands etc. As per Indian Law we can not catch. cattle grass or even kitchen scrap. the Government of India has taken initiative in importing Rabbits. The pregnancy and lection period is just 30 days and we keep the baby rabbits with her for 15 days. but at present it is famous that rabbit are grown as pet animals in township areas and villages. Thus growing or keeping Imported Rabbits is authorized by Indian Law.000/3. 5. As Rabbits are vegetarian you can feed almost anything vegetarian to the Rabbit including waste or surplus vegetables from the market. But more attention is required to be made to popularize and commercialize the mutton of it. No skilled labour is required for this project. 18. Within 3 months a baby Rabbit gains weight of 2kgs to 3 kgs. 2. backyard. And the cost of unit is just Rs.co. IF YOU FEEL INTERESTED IN THE CONCEPT OF RABBIT FARMING AND REALLY WANT TO EARN LAKHS OF RUPEES OR IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHY TO DO RABBIT FARMING OR HOW IT IS EASY TO EARN LAKHS OF RUPEES PLEASE CLICK HERE ON MORE ABOUT RABBIT FARMING. The reproduction capacity of Rabbits is very high. kill or keep a Rabbit as Pet animal. In five years a mother Rabbit will deliver 34 times. 6. Hence. 7.In India from early sixties the rabbit farming gained importance in places like Himachal Pradesh. Rabbit Farming business requires less space and it can be done anywhere at farm. The capital investment for this is very less. We look forward to hearing from you. Rabbit growing is considered as one of the best aspects. 8. OR PLEASE CONTACT US BY SENDING AN EMAIL. That means a female can deliver babies every 45 days. One female Rabbit delivers almost every 30 days and in the first year she delivers 5 to 10 babies per delivery and in the second year she will deliver 10 to 15 baby Rabbits per delivery.
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Rabbits have small body size leading to efficient space utilization 2.y y y y y y HOME SERVICES MORE ABOUT RABBIT FARMING PHOTOS CONTACT US RABBIT MEAT & SKIN more about rabbit farming INTRODUCTION The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) strategy to fight world hunger has rabbit as its key component. . . Rabbit Farming requires less space and it can be done as commercial or as backyard farming. Prolific breeders: High fecundity rates ± 6 to 8 pups in short gestation period. Broiler rabbits must be considered as an important contributor of protein source to assure food security because of the ability of the species to produce high quality and quantity of meat. Increased awareness of the high potential of meat rabbit production has made a positive impact on the lives of the majority of subsistence. Limited competition with human food in contrast to Poultry. Early sexual maturity: 6 months in Does and 12 months in bucks 5. 3. In developing countries such as India . where enormous meat shortages exist. 4. limited-resource rural and periurban populations in Western countries. thus exhibiting the varied potential of rabbit farming. the potential for rabbit production is greatest Rabbit meat serves a source of Low saturated fat for the population overfed countries and as a source of cheap animal protein in underfed countries. KEY FEATURES 1.
Current rabbit meat supply is far below estimates of domestic and export demand. with The Netherlands. In 1606. Napier) grown for other livestock and market surplus vegetables (leafy vegetables. Rabbits will produce 6 pounds of meat on the same feed and water as a cow will produce 1 pound of meat on the same feed and water. Main exporter countries: China . carrots. France ± contribute to almost ¾ of the world production. The ever growing demand for non vegetarian proteins in developing countries like India helps the rabbit industry to grow further and further. It is white meat and it has been found to provide good health and prevent excess fat. Olivier de Serres classified 3 types of rabbit: the wild rabbit. Domestication can therefore be traced to the date Middle Ages. HISTORY Indeed the wild rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus of southern Europe and North Africa is thought to have been discovered by Phoenicians when they reached the shores of Spain about 1000 BC. The nursing period for the pups is 20-25 days. which they called laurices. Rabbits can easily thrive on the greens (Lucerne . the semi wild or "warren" rabbit raised inside walls or ditches. Germany . since it provided them with a more delectable dish than the tougher wild rabbit. In Roman times the rabbit was still emblematic of Spain . to confirm that the principal part of the world¶s production is destined to the domestic use80 % of the world imports are made by the European Union.Eastern Europe countries Broiler Rabbit farming in India Organized promotion of rabbit production in India took place during the late seventies by the import of rabbits from the UK and the former USSR . Tamil Nadu is the premier state in rabbit farming in India .5 kgs. This was probably the work mainly of monks. Main importer countries: Italy . Spain . Belgium . In India . there is tremendous scope for popularizing rabbit meat. cucumber) and with efficient Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR). and the domesticated or hutch-bred rabbit. high cholesterol. The international trade of rabbit meat involves almost 50 thousands tons. piebald (black and white) and ash grey rabbits. white. 10. by the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Like the Spaniards of that time. Japan. In 1595. China accounts for approximately a quarter of world exports. France . Germany. Switzerland. tomatoes. Soviet chinchilla and Dutch crosses. In India . Present structure of Rabbit farming in india . Several breeds of rabbit were known in the 16th century and this is the first record we have of controlled breeding. 11. constituting approximately 40% of global production. the production of rabbit meat had not reached any marked stage. Guinea grass. and that of the wild or semi wild type as delicate. Italy . Thailand and Vietnam are also in the producers list. high blood pressure. Rabbit meat is defined to be the most nutritious meat known to man. Most of the remainder of global production occurs in Europe . Can be successfully done as agro-allied farming (No requirement of skilled labor). But the Doe can be mated to a Buck after 15-20 of delivery. Agricola mentions the existence of graybrown (wild). It means a female can deliver babies every 45 days highlighting fast reproduction. The four biggest world¶s producers ± China . The meat of the last is described as insipid. they ate fetuses or newborn rabbits. In the 16th century breeding seems to have spread across France .6. rabbit rearing has attracted farmers since the last ten to 12 years. Italy . Other Asian countries viz. Flanders andEngland . 9. The breeds mainly reared in India are crosses of New Zealand White. the United States and other European countries being the major importing nations. Though it has not made an impact in the meat industry in India . Year the around breeding in ideal management conditions. 8. heart diseases. equal to almost the 5% of the world production. of this the 54% isproduced in the EU. Maize. Global Rabbit Meat Production China is the largest producer of rabbit meat. black. diabetics and cancer among those who eat it. 7. The Romans apparently spread the rabbit throughout the Roman Empire as a game animal. The world production of rabbit meat is valued to be about 1 million tons. Within 3 months a baby Rabbit gain market weight of 2 kgs to 2.
Care should be taken that adlibitum feed and water is available in the cages before during delivery period. The average fecundity rate is 6-8 pups. and maintains vigor and disease resistance. A 40-watt bulb every 10 feet works satisfactorily. This system is mainly followed in some of the Asian countries viz. Taking into consideration each and every part of cage management system. . Maize and market surplus leafy vegetables or hay are if available are fed as bonus. Minerals and Vitamins totally with Digestible energy of 2550 Kcal/Kg and and Metabolizable energy of 2410 Kcal/Kg.e.' are the material resulting from the fermentation of food in a part of the digestive system called the 'cecum. The feed has also been effective in periods of low fertility i. and will usually let out a grunt. The mating of the rabbit will cause the doe to produce the eggs necessary for fertilization. maintains the fecundity and fertility of the breeders. in summers. But. rabbit rearing is still kept under traditional pattern i.Rabbit housing: The ideal direction for rabbit shed in East West. Bangkok which are engaged in extensive rabbit farming with a population of at least 25000 heads in one housing. Although many people use feeding systems that include green feeds. 3 % fat. Cecotropes have twice the protein. A Cyclic Breeding Program is recommended in an ideal broiler rabbit farming though inbreeding is not objectionable. steel bars and on stones. Temperature inversion factor plays important role in rabbit farming. Deep litter. They also contain high levels of vitamin K and the B vitamins. Housing does together leads to . usually 10-13 hours after breeding has occurred. in cage system. The greens mainly Lucerne . It is extremely important to use a sound feeding program. Water deficiency at the time of delivery can lead to Cannibalism. When a successful connection happens. In the modern production systems of livestock. The walls and roof can be constructed with lighter gauge i. This phenomenon is called as Induced Ovulation. Cecotropes. The rabbits can be exclusively reared only on this ration without a greens or hays.' Cecotropes are nutrient-rich and are passed out of the body. as a result they do not actually go into heat. and half of the fiber of the typical hard faecal pellet. as much as 80 percent of the cost of production. In India there was no commercially available broiler rabbit feed. Hence appropriate provisions for temperature maintenance should be made to avoid stress on animals. Using Bucks from different units is always beneficial. red or purple. almost the breeding proceeding similarly in all seasons. balancing for unavailability of Cecotropes a result oriented Broiler rabbit feed from 100% veg source in mash form is successfully used by our farmers. Under natural conditions rabbits have the habit of µCaprophagy¶. Breeding: The ideal age of Buck and Doe to start breeding is 10-12 months and 4-6 months respectively. dumb and blind at the time of birth. or home-mixed grains. The ideal gauge for floor of the cage is 14-16 with a mesh size of 19x19 mm or 25x13 mm.14% Crude fiber. reingestion of Cecotropes is not possible. Bucks and Does are housed separately in individual compartment and brought together only at the time of breeding. Palpating the doe correctly to determine pregnancy takes practice and should be done after 12 days from mating. In broiler rabbits the survival rate of young ones till maturity or slaughter age is 85-90%. This feed helps the weight gain of fryers. The average pregnancy period is 30 days. but are reingested by the animal so the nutrients can be absorbed. The pups are µAltricial¶ i. hay.e. she will only accept the buck in about 12 out of every 14 days. With the nearing delivery the doe will start making nest by pulling her fur and placing in nest box. Earlier. The cages are erected on wooden poles. This lighting program provides better conception in winter.e. The cage system of rearing replaced floor system in the late 1990¶s.e. like faeces. the buck will literally fall to its side. Although the does has no actual heat cycle. It contains 17% Protiens. Vietnam . Based on the nutritional and physiological requirements of rabbits and our practical experience we have formulated a exclusive broiler rabbit feed in consultation with an reputed compound feed company inIndia . essential Amino acids. also called 'night faeces' or 'soft faeces. 16-20 with a mesh size of 25x25mm. Use a time clock for ease and accuracy. 12% Indigestible crude fiber. Feeding: Feed costs are the major expense in producing a fryer. When she is ready to breed her vent area will be a dark pink. Rabbits do not ovulate on a regular cycle. deaf. The Doe can be rebred after 15 days from delivery even though the pups from previous litter are with her. Care should be taken that Bucks and Does are always housed separately. Provide artificial light in winter when daylight hours are less than 14 hours. Average space per animal includes the space for pups with a room for adequate exercise. The best way to determine if the doe is pregnant is to palpatate the doe. At least 14 hours of light daily have been found beneficial.
73 0. Abscess (mixed infection).23 0. Coccidiosis. 3. Animal Dairy cow Beef steer Horse Swine Sheep/goat Rabbit Chicken % nitrogen 0. 4.00 % phosphoric acid 0.60 0.48 0. bucks and does together leads to castration of bucks by does and only bucks together leads to fight and injuries.40 0.80 % potash 0. Care of pups: 1.40 1.µPseudopregnancy¶. There should be adequate space/animal 3. they cab be fed to a healthy foster mother. Fertilizer values of some manures. sheds.5 1. 1998. feeders and waterers should be cleaned daily. If mothers milk is insufficient for the pups. Countryside & Small Stock Journal. Conjunctivitis. watering.47 1. Myxomatisos and Viral Haemorrhagic disease are not prevalent and not documented in India . cleaning cages and utensils should be carried for healthy animals first and then the diseased ones. Enteritis. 75) .57 0. Wean the puppies at 20-25 days age.39 (*Anon. 2. Proper ventilation should be provided.25 0. September-October. Use appropriate material mainly low grade cotton or soft hay for bedding in nest box.55 0. p.62 0.49 1. We have concluded to an appropriate dose of almost all the preparations for the above mentioned infections. Sick animals should be isolated and kept in separate cages and treated immediately.34 0. Comparative approximate NPK Values of Various Animal Manures are mentioned below*.70 0. Through our practical research and practical. Following critical points should be strictly looked upon: 1. 4.There are no commercially available medicinical preparations for Rabbits as such in Indian market. Replace the bedding material at regular intervals.77 0.21 0. Rabbit manure: Rabbit manure is considered to be highest in nitrogen among all the other domesticated species.44 2. Blue Breast. 5. 2. Routine operations like Feeding. Most of them are fed on prophylactic basis either through feed or water thus decreasing the prevalence of diseases. Ear mange and Scabies. Disease management The common diseases in a broiler rabbitry are Pasteurella infections ± Snuffles. Cages. Fortunately the two most deadliest Viral disease of rabbit viz.
The manure has already been tried by few farmers in India on some crops with simple processing and has given excellent results. Number of bunnies born 7. Number of rabbit to which this rabbit was bred 3. Breeding Records 1.Thus in coming days rabbit manure can be an additional source of income for the farmers. Rabbit¶s number 2. Maharashtra 410506 India ph: +91 9225507598 yogen1799@yahoo. Number of bunnies weaned 8.in . dosage. period of treatment kakade farms Talegaon Dabhade Pune. We think that rabbit manure will surely contribute to the concept of µOrganic Farming¶ because of its excellent nutirtivity . Date kindled 5. Date bred 4. Weight of bunnies at weaning time B. A. Medication records Drug used.co. RECORD KEEPING An ideal rabbitry always progresses with good record for all the aspects. Feed Records Concentrate as well as greens consumpion C.
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