Where to Buy Rabbits to Show in 4-H
If you are beginning a 4-H rabbit project, the best place to buy rabbits is from a . If possible, buy bunnies from a breeder in your immediate area. That way you can develop a relationship with the breeder and he or she can be there to help if you run into problems down the road. Also, this gives you a chance to visit their farm (if they invite you over) and see how they manage their rabbitry, which can give you ideas on how to start your own project. Finally, there’s a good chance that a breeder in your county is familiar with the fair you plan to show at, and will know the classes they accept. One of the best places to get in touch with local breeders is through .
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Most fairs have their own regulations when it comes to dividing rabbits for judging. It’s important to know what classes they offer so you can know how to buy and breed your stock. Some fairs divide rabbit classes by fancy (small) and commercial (large) breeds. Others judge each breed separately like an ARBA sanctioned show. In fact, some fair shows are also ARBA sanctioned. Some allow mixed breed rabbits and others do not. Some fairs have “get of sire” or “get of dam” classes, where you can show a senior rabbit with its junior offspring. Almost all fairs offer market classes such as , single fryers, and commercial fur. Most have , and some have extra contests for youth participants such as judging, quiz bowl, skill-a-thon, or royalty.
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