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Rabbit Breeds Used By Kenyan Farmers

rabbit breeds used by kenyan farmers


Rabbit keeping is becoming popular in the country making it necessary for farmers to take a close interest in the project and earn money from it. The demand for rabbit meat is growing each and every day making it necessary for one to start looking for the animal species and find out the best breeds that are most demanded by consumers. The following list comprises of the best rabbit breeds that can be kept by any Kenyan farmer.


The breed originated from Germany. It has an approximate size of 7-9Lb with a total of about 4.1kg.The breed belongs to those types that have short fur on their bodies and their ears will always appear to be upright in most of the cases. The breed is black in color and continues to gain more popularity for Kenyan farmers as it is cheap and easy to keep. Proper feeding and cleaning of the dwelling places is a must for the farmer to avoid the buildup of disease infections.


Found and originated from the United States of America. The rabbit type is big with an average of 4.5kilograms.It is short having small fur covering its body. The breed has upright ears and has colors such as white, chocolate, lilac and the eyes are red in color. It is important to check on the rabbit breed for any sign of diseases and control measures to be applied. The demand of its meat is continually rising and farmers need to supply more of it.


The breed was first discovered and came into realization in the country of France. It has a total of 3.2kgs with 5-7lb.The fur is short and the ears are in most cases upright. It has the famous chinchilla color that has been used to brand and identify it. Proper feeding and hygiene is needed for long survival of the breed. It is cheap to find in the market and friendly to keep.

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Hailing from the fertile highlands of central Kenya, Wamugunda-Anne's life has always been intertwined with the land. Born into a family of farmers, her earliest memories are of verdant fields, changing seasons, and the rhythm of nature. These formative experiences would later shape her academic and professional pursuits.

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