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Births and rearing rabbits, suitable form of feed for laying hens; these are topics of interest to you. Whether you breed animals for pleasure or economic benefit, we always offer useful and practical information. We carefully select the topics related to proper husbandry and care. We will be happy to share with you new insights, interesting cases and professional recommendations. You can filter posts by category.

How to take care of a rabbit

07.May 2020

Each pet requires care that meets their demands. This involves a complex of regularly recurring practices and breeding care. Proper care in housing, feeding and providing water and handling can prevent a significant proportion of illnesses, as the good health of the rabbit is ensured. The following are the most important techniques in rabbit breeding.

How to Domesticate a Rabbit

27.April 2020

A frequent topic, and indeed a standard requirement of budding pet rabbit breeders, is the suitability and ability of domesticating a new rabbit companion. Faculties for “friendliness” are partly innate and partly influenced by the external environment. When domesticating a rabbit, it is necessary to follow the recommended guidelines, as the stage of socialization at an early age has a significant influence on the behavior of the rabbit in adulthood.

Fattening broilers

26.April 2020 Published: Energys hobby team

Spring is the period when chickens start to be fattened in domestic conditions. For the purposes of meat production, it is best to use specially-bred hybrid meat breeds that have the genetic properties of fast growth and high muscle mass. These breeds are called broiler chickens or broilers.

Keeping Pigs

26.April 2020

Man has kept pigs for many centuries. According to some sources, pigs began to be reared, mainly for meat, in the ninth century before Christ, when they were domesticated. Pigs were initially allowed to range free but were gradually placed in sties. How are pigs kept nowadays?

Do You Have the Right Conditions for Rabbits?

18.April 2020

Achieving optimum fitness is the goal of all breeding practices and care for pets. By condition we mean the actual preparedness of an animal for a particular purpose conditioned by many external and internal factors. In particular, the level of nutrition and care, as well as the health condition of the individual, are inseparably linked to the level of fitness.

How to Choose Rabbit Feed

08.April 2020

The Energys hobby range of feed for rabbits meets the needs of breeders and the animals themselves. Their composition accentuates the fattening phase or breeding purpose. The product range also includes granules with a coccidiostat. What feed to choose?

Breeding of Rabbits - Breeds and Their Expansion in the Czech Republic

06.February 2020

The breed gene pool of domestic rabbits in the Czech Republic is represented by purebred breeds of rabbits and their hybrids. Their expansion is dependent on the breeding direction. At present, the domestic breeding of rabbits is divided into 5 basic directions - traditional (unorganized) small stud, organized small stud, farm breeding, laboratory breeding and so-called classic "pet" breeding.

Loose or granulated fodder for egg laying hens?

17.December 2018

Feeding mixtures with various structures are available on the market, each with its own advantages. We will explain these to you in the following text and it will be up to you to decide whether granulated or loose form will suit you better.

High summer temperatures in poultry breeding

17.December 2018

High ambient temperatures raising significantly above 30°C or a lack of shady places for hiding away from direct sunlight are common problems for egg laying chickens in smaller farming operations. The body temperature of poultry is generally around 41 degrees and egg laying chickens tolerate summer temperatures well in shade with ample access of fresh air. However, what can be done to provide these conditions?

Cannibalism in egg laying hens

17.December 2018

Pecking feathers or soft tissues to the point that the injury draws blood or exposes muscles or even innards is not uncommon in chickens. However, solutions are available.