Angora Rabbits Care

Rabbits can make a great addition to your backyard homestead!  They are sweet pets who provide you with lots of great manure for your garden and some breeds can even provide you with fiber for spinning & crafts.  Explore the links below to learn more!



Making a
Bunny Barn



Is Your Rabbit



Are Rabbits
Right for You?



Colony Raised



New Rabbits



Rabbit Outdoor



Before Getting



Rabbit Urinary
Tract Issues



Rabbit Manure
in Garden



Litter Box
Training Rabbits



What Not to
Feed Rabbits



Sore Hocks
in Rabbits



Scoop on
Rabbit Poop



Caring for
Rabbit Teeth



Cooling Pad &
Bunny Cabana



Easy DIY
Rabbit Toys



Why Rabbits
Pull Fur Out



Keeping A
Farm Journal



Rabbit Behavior



Being a Good
Neighbor Farmer



How to Play
with your Rabbit



Rabbit First
Aid Kit



Preparing For
Winter Weather



Plucking, Shearing
or Combing?



Feeding Wool



Keep Your Rabbit
Cool in Summer



Fly Strike
in Rabbits



Homemade Rabbit



What Breed Angora
is Right for You



Cost to Raise
Angora Rabbits



How Much Time
Rabbits Require



Backyard Farmer’s
Fiber Friend



Gardening for Your
Pets & Livestock



Life of a
Backyard Farmer



GI Stasis



Getting Rabbits Ready
for Winter



Should Rabbits Live
Indoors or Outdoors



How to Groom
Angora Rabbits



Build a Raised
Rabbit Hutch



Tour Our First
Rabbit Yard



Decorating Your
Rabbit Hutch



Lessons from a
Rabbit Newbie


  1. Mackenzie Takala says:

    Hi! I was wondering if you could do a post on how to spin angora wool! My grandma purchased a English angora awhile ago, but we can;t seem to figure out how to spin the wool! Thanks for your time!


    1. Hi Mackenzie! It is definitely a skill I am still working on lol! I have taken a couple classes, but I still need to work on it. Once I get a better handle on the skill I will certainly do some posts. In the meantime, I would definitely recommend you check out youtube. I have spent many hours watching videos on spinning, there are some great how to videos on there

  2. Nan Fickett says:

    Hi! my name is Nan and I am a first time bunny owner. I am so thrilled with your site! Thank you so much for all the information! My rabbit is an Angora of German/French persuasion. 🙂 I was so worried about what to feed him! Now I can rest easy! I am no longer afraid of dreaded wool block. I also love the way you said, “Learn to speak rabbit.” I am good at speaking horse, sheep or chicken. I am happy I will be able to speak rabbit as well! Thank you for this site, again.

    1. Thanks Nan! I am glad I could help 🙂

  3. hi,I m nazar from Pakistan can U give me the list or contacts of angora wool importer in the world

    1. Hi Nazar, I wish I could help, but I don’t have any information on companies that might import to Pakistan. Sorry!

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    1. I’ve added you to our email list, thank you!

  5. Hi, Liz!
    I don’t have any (tame) rabbits but I do have a visiting wild bunny.
    After our recent very bad snow storm (12+ ” in 24 hrs) I went out to see how my container plants had fared. Snow had piled high over all the containers so it took about 12 days for all of it to melt. I knew not remove the snow as that provided insulation. Something had been eating the tops of some of my bulb leaves. And there were dozens and dozens of brown round balls.
    You came to my rescue with the great photos of what Bunny poop looks like! I think Bunny lived in that corner of my container garden for those days of snow. And now I also know what was driving my dog nuts when we went out.
    Great website. I love all your animals!

    1. Thanks Laurie, glad I could help! 🙂

  6. Augustine Samuel says:

    We were caring for orphaned cottontails. Looked online for cecotropes but couldn’t find any. Would you know how We could get some please?

    1. Unfortunately I do not know where you could purchase cecotropes. Most of the time rabbits eat these as part of their diet, and the mother rabbit would be providing these to her babies before they go off on their own. Perhaps check in with your local wildlife rehab and rescue and see if they have any suggestions

  7. Hi Liz,
    I have a young Angora buck that I need to re-home. It’s been a difficult decision to make and it’s a long story that I won’t get into here. Do you know of anyone looking for another bunny? He’s a big, beautiful boy. I don’t want to surrender him to a shelter, his coat needs too much care. I’ll keep him until I find a suitable home. You can contact me privately at my email address, which I would guess you have access to. Any help you can offer is greatly appreciated.

  8. Sarah says:

    Hi Liz! I just came across your website and it has helped me a lot with rabbit care. I have two bucks that I got from a re-home and they didn’t grow up with each other so they always “hump” each other for dominance. Unfortunately, they are both not neutered. Do you think I should get the neuter surgery done, the only bad part is I am a bit worried because the boys are both mature adults and I love them so much, I wouldn’t want them to pass away during the surgery. But I have also heard from some other bunny owners to just let them “hump” it out until they stop and find out who is the dominant one. I don’t really know what I should do. Any suggestions for bunny bonding?

    1. Neutering can be hard sometimes on adult rabbits and they do occasionally pass away from it, but in general it is a pretty safe procedure. I would definitely just let them hump it out though. Even neutered males (and spayed females) will still hump other rabbits for dominance, although not as frequently. As long as they aren’t fighting or trying to hurt each other, I would let them work it out. Good luck! 🙂

  9. Amelia says:

    Where I live we have lots of ants in the summer, should I be worried about my rabbit being on the ground?

    1. Are they biting ants? I have never had ants bother my rabbits at all, but I live in the north where we don’t have aggressive ants. The ants mostly just go about their business and ignore the rabbits

  10. Petra says:

    Great website!

    What brand of litter paper pellets do you use?

    The ones I seen are expensive. I have 2 French lops and I use pine pellets, but I want to compost.


    1. I use So Phresh Paper Pellets. I have it set up on an automatic order from Pet Co so they send it out to me once a month because my local Pet Co was always running out of them. They are $20 for a big 20 pound bag. You only need a small layer in the box and I’ve found a bag lasts me a little over a month

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