4-H Rabbit Project
Fun Fact- The longest ears are 31.125 inches long. They belong to an American rabbit, Nipper’s Geronimo.
Dave Zabler- Superintendent
Paul Louise- Superintendent, Rising Stars 4-H Club
Rose Burdette- Country view 4-H Club
Vicki Cottone-Schultz- Rising Stars 4-H Club
Nikki Deschler- Rising Stars 4-H Club
Donna Dixon- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club
Kris Endemann- Sunnyside 4-H Club
Krystle Field- Raymond 4-H Club
Jane Goessl- Norway 4-H Club
Catherine Haglund- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club
Debbie Herolt- Cloverview 4-H Club
Julie Minikowski- Sunnyside 4-H Club
Fidelis Steinhoff- Yorkville 4-H Club
Patricia Steinhoff- Yorkville 4-H Club
Lisa Williams- Cloverview 4-H Club
Lee Woelbing- Raymond 4-H Club
Lisa Woelbing- Raymond 4-H Club
Tina Zabler- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club
By participating in the Rabbit project, youth will learn more about raising, breeding, caring, and showing their rabbit. Skills like good sportsmanship, responsibility, and dedication will develop from participating in this project.
Key Terms/Project Areas
Senior- 6 months or older
Junior- under 6 months
Buck- male rabbit
Doe- female rabbit
Rabbit Project Fair Announcement
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR FAIR PLANS
July 23rd, Saturday from 9 a.m. – till – ? We will be setting up the rabbit cages. The more help the faster it will go.
July 29th Auction Sign Up 9-Noon – You will not need to pay $2.00 at the time of sign up it will be deducted from your sale check this year.
Aug 1st, Monday from 9 a.m. till – ? We will be taking down cages and cleaning the rabbit exhibit. The more help, the faster it will go.
Cages can be decorated anytime Monday, July 25th after 6:30 p.m. and before Wednesday morning. Don’t forget to read your fair book for additional information. If there is a problem contact Dave Zabler, 262-534-9930, Louise Paul 262-497-5975 or Tina Zabler262-492-3367. We are in need of volunteers to help with check-in on Tuesday. The times are Tuesday, July 27th from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Please contact Dave or Louise if you can help.
Notice to all rabbit leaders. We need an accurate cage count of the number of rabbits that your club is going to show. This will be needed before the setup day. Contact Dave, Louise or Tina with those numbers by July 17th.
Activities Happening throughout the State and Nation
Check out the National 4-H Curriculum and online pieces for more information on your project.
Activities for Youth and Volunteers
Learn all about Rabbits including:Caging, Illness and Treatment, Tatooing, Record Keeping, Grooming, Showing, Housing and Equipment, Choosing your Rabbit, and Sexing Your Rabbit
Disqualifications for Rabbits
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