I am considering raising some meat rabbits. I have a pet rabbit so I understand basic rabbit care. I have done some research and still have a few questions. Ok is it necessary to remove the nest box from the doe's cage or can it always be in with her? I am assuming it is best to have a soild wall between the cages of the rabbits? Does anyone do anything with the furs after they have processed? I am also wondering how everyone likes to prepare rabbit meat. I have never eaten rabbit and figured stew is a good way to use it, what are some other good ways to prepare it? I am looking into New Zealands as they seem easily accessable in my area. I was thinking a trio would be good for our family. I would maybe breed 2 or 3 times a year. I would breed both does at the same time as suggested. If I get into this I will have to get cages, I would go with larger cages rather than smaller ones. How long do you keep the breeding rabbits? Do you start over with new rabbits or trade them out one at a time. Are the older breeding rabbits any good to eat? Thanks!