Rabbits

The Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Rabbits was released in 2018.

There are various ways to view the Code:

There are a limited number of hard copies of this Code. NFACC encourages use of the electronic version and does not store hard copies. If hard copies are required, please contact Syndicat des producteurs de lapins du Québec.  

Other resources:

 

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Glossary
Section 1 Housing and Equipment
Section 2 Feed and Water
Section 3 Health Management
Section 4 Reproductive Management
Section 5 Husbandry Practices
Section 6 Preparation for Transport
Section 7 Euthanasia
References
Appendices
Appendix A- Sample Emergency Contact List
Appendix B- Body Condition Scoring
Appendix C- On-Farm Euthanasia Decision-Making for Commercial Meat Rabbits
Appendix D- Humane Handling and Restraint of Commercial Meat Rabbits
Appendix E- Should This Rabbit Be Loaded?
Appendix F- Sample Euthanasia Decision Tree
Appendix G- Methods of On-Farm Euthanasia
Appendix H- Resources for Further Information
Appendix I- Participants




 

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