Our family began beekeeping six years ago and began an unending adventure. Among all the other thing we have learned, we realized bees need flowering plants 10 months a year. To enrich our rocky east Tennessee soil and appease Lulu and Arlo, our children who have begged for bunnies for many years, we bought two flemish giant rabbits. Quickly thereafter, we accidentally became Giant Bunny Breeders. We learned the trade over the first year with our Flemish Giants and have since become enamored with Continental giants and more recently French Lops as well. Giant rabbits are wonderfully funny and sweet pets, and the fertilizer they produce keeps the blooms for bees going for most of the year. We leave an acre of our property wild to allow a buffer habitat for wild species of plants and animals (like milkweed, raccoons and foxes). Our Livestock Guard dogs, Aphrodite and Freyr, keep the wildlife out of the bunny yard. All of our rabbits are vet checked and vaccinated. We handle them daily and start litter box training at weaning.
Following the bees has led us to numerous flourishing, beautiful endeavors that inspire us to mimic the art we see in our little farm. From our home to yours, in addition to giant rabbits we also offer organic produce, honey, seasonal homemade pastries and canned goods, natural cosmetic oils, botanicals and occasionally, artwork and hemp… all free of anything that might harm our planet, children or you. I work with transporters on a monthly basis who traverse the country to deliver bunnies for a fee. Contact me by phone, text or email if you have questions about any of our products.
Hi, not sure if my bunny lucy would get along with a buck?? Where are you located?? How old is he? I did get lucy fixed. Can you please send me a picture of them, can’t wait to hear back from you. Liz Tobin
Hey Liz, In my experience males and females are the most likely pairing to get along. You have to introduce them gradually to let them get used to each others’ scents for a few days… like with them separated, one in a cage etc.. then try letting them be out together but watch them and separate them if they get aggressive and try again later. Bunnies can be territorial too, so putting them both together in a new place initially to introduce them (like the backyard) can help because then neither feels like it is their territory to defend. Once they are used to each other, if they don’t fight then usually that means they won’t when you move them back to their normal spot. As you probably know they are happier when they have a bunny friend, so it is worth the transition period. The white buck is still available. Hope that helps you decide! Feel free to call or text me if you’d like more info. Best, Laura
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