Do you wear gloves when butchering a rabbit?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by johnnyInterested, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. johnnyInterested

    johnnyInterested In the Brooder

    Nov 28, 2008
    I read a book that said to wear gloves when skinning, butchering, and preparing a rabbit because of tularemia (rabbit fever I think.) Do any of you use or not use gloves? Have you ever gotten sick? What kind of gloves do I get?

  2. chickiepoo2

    chickiepoo2 In the Brooder

    Nov 11, 2008
    Charleston, SC
    I wear gloves.....but I'm almost a nurse so I always wear gloves!!!!!!! I use nitrile gloves and not latex. I also change them frequently during processing. Check a tractor supply or store like that. I actually buy a big box from sams wholesale. Johnny if you have other questions.....just email me [​IMG] Good Luck

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