Rabbits

RABBITS COUNTYWIDE PROJECT

What you can do in this project:

  • Learn about different breeds and how to select a rabbit
  • Feeding, care, and handling of rabbits
  • Show a rabbit at the fair

Grades: 3-13

Cost: Cost needed to procure a rabbit (usually $20-$50), cage, and grooming tools

Equipment Needed: Rabbit, cage, feeding, and grooming tools. Project leaders can assist youth in procuring a rabbit.  Youth may begin the project without a rabbit, but should obtain one by March.

Dates: The meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month as scheduled. The meeting time is 7:00pm – 8:15pm. Members can bring their rabbits to the meetings. Meetings will be held in the Show Arena at the Ozaukee County Fair Grounds.

Meeting Dates 2016-2017:

  • November 17, 2016 from 7-8:15 pm in the Show Arena Topic: Year Start up; Introductions; Rabbit Care
  • February 16, 2017 from 7-8:15 pm in the Show Arena Topic:Body, Fur, Showmanship; Hopping Course
  • March 16, 2017 from 7-8:15pm in the Show Arena Topic: Rabbit Breeds; Diseases; Fun Match Sign Up
  • April 22 or 29th, 2017 (Sat) at 9:00 am in the Show Arena Topic:Fun Match – Date to be confirmed
  • June 15, 2017  from 7-8:15 pm in the Show Arena Topic:Fair entries, Showmanship
  • July 29, 2017 at 11:00 am  in the Rabbit Barn Topic: Barn Set-Up
  • August 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Rabbit Barn Topic: Barn Take-Down
  • August 17, 2017 from 7-8:15 pm in the Show Arena Topic: Wrap up & Record Book Signing

 

Questions, please contact:

Jackie Rathke at jrathke65@hotmail.com
Sarah Wallner at sarmar20@hotmail.com

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