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Rabbit farm cleaning checklist

  Clean the feeding and watering equipment daily Clean the hutches and cages at least once a week. Cages should be brushed with a wire brush and disinfectant to remove urine and droppings. Use a vacuum or a stiff bristle brush to remove loose fur on cages and other equipment before it becomes a problem A mixture of vinegar and water may be used to remove calcium carbonate deposits (from urine) which build up on cage wire as a white coating If you use bedding (such as straw), soiled bedding should be removed daily and replaced with fresh bedding Sweep out and dispose of all accumulated droppings and urine on the barn floor several times per week. If your hutch or cage is outdoors you may only need to do this every few months Sanitize the equipment with chlorine bleach whenever your rabbit has had health problems or if you obtain second-hand equipment Concrete floors should be scrubbed with a disinfectant as often as possible Clean and check the


Adult Size:    Bucks and Does , 4 - 6 lbs (1.8 – 2.7 kg) DESCRIPTION :  The Florida White is believed to have resulted from crosses between Dutch, Polish, and New Zealand White rabbits. Although it is smaller than many of the other commercial breeds, the Florida White is ideal for the small fryer market. Florida Whites are to be pure white with pink eyes. Information Source:   Publication #1250 Version 12/08  4-H Rabbit Manual