January 2012 Newsletter

Happy January from Spellcast Farm. We’ve had somewhat of a difficult month so far. On December 28, I bought three bags of tainted rabbit food and throughout the beginning of January, lost a total of six adult does, one adult buck and

Tired …

Last night was one of those nights where it felt like I didn’t sleep but a few hours.  My mind was going in circles and Rose was doing a lot of barking.  She’s been barking a lot the past couple of nights. 

Who would have thunk it?

I was told rabbits were sensitive creatures, but I didn’t really believe it.  I believe it now.  The other day I was talking to a man who raises New Zealand and California rabbits.  He feeds a high end rabbit food (Manna Pro). 

I spoke too soon …

Went back out to the rabbit barn and found a dead baby Chin and came back in and saw one of the little babies was dying.  Great.  I located a woman who feeds her rabbits unconventionally and set a time to talk

I think I got my wish …

As best as I can tell, no dead rabbits this morning!  This is the first time in a long time that I haven’t gone out and found dead rabbits in their cages.  I preface that statement with “as best as I can