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There are many breeds of rabbits! Learn about breeding, handling, showing, health and disease, pedigrees, record keeping, marketing and careers. Be a good rabbit herdsman or train your rabbit in agility! New to 4-H? Get involved in the Rabbit Project!

Girl with lop earred rabbit

Important project information for enrolled members

What you can do

Level 1: Rabbit 1 - What's Hoppening

Discover how to identify breeds, handle and show rabbits, identify rabbit parts and recognize a healthy rabbit.

Level 2: Rabbit 2 - Making Tracks

Learn to recognize body types, judge and show rabbits, tattoo a rabbit and keep records.

Level 3: - Rabbit 3 - All Ears

Design a rabbitry, prevent diseases and develop marketing plans.

All levels:

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Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.


To get involved with the 4-H Rabbit Project, contact your county 4-H office.

Sharon Davis, program director, science of animals

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