Butte County
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Butte County



In the rabbit project, youth can learn about selecting and raising a rabbit. Youth learn about the breeds, characteristics, and sound care and management practices.

  • Learn the basic principles of animal science by owning, caring for, and keeping records on rabbits.
  • Explore knowledge of sound breeding, feeding, and management practices.
  • Investigate marketing, project expansion, and how you can start a career in the rabbit business.
  • Learn how to market the animals and products for breeding, fur, meat or pets.



Rabbits is a national 4-H project. It features curriculum that will guide you through the project. For more information, http://www.4-hmall.org/Category/4-hcurriculum-rabbit.aspx  

Rabbit 1: What's Hoppening: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-rabbit/08080.aspx

Rabbit 2: Making Tracks: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-rabbit/08081.aspx

Rabbit 3: All Ears: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-rabbit/08082.aspx

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