Rabbit Hutch or housing with a run?!!?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by EmAbTo48, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2011
    Northern Wisconsin
    I have googled like crazy to find a picture of what I want to build with no luck what so ever.. I know I have seen pictures of rabbits that live outside in cute pens with a house that they can go into for shelter, otherwise they aren't in a hutch up high but on the ground with the grass etc... I know amazon and many places sell things like this but to be honest they are cheaply made and expensive lol. I would rather make it myself and put my personal touches on it! I have 3 rabbits 2 does and a male. Right now its winter so they will be in there hutches in the barn, but over winter I thought I could work on new outside pens for them.

    I am looking to see if anyone else as something like this? Pictures?

  2. Nathan Sampson

    Nathan Sampson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2012
    Whitewater Mo
    I saw an article on a colony set up similar to what you are talking about it was in either Mother Earth News, Grit, or Hobby Farms. I do not remember just make sure you bury the wire in the ground it said sothey couldn't did out.
  3. TexasMomof5

    TexasMomof5 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 29, 2012
  4. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2012
    Palmetto, Georgia
    I agree with Nathan.
  5. PoultryPower

    PoultryPower Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2012



    This is the one we just made. I have four lops in it currently. We used plywood for a floor because we didn't want anything digging under and into it. I fill it with orchard grass, it's cheap and healthy for them and easy to clean for me. The top of the run opens up with hinges so it's easy to get into. [​IMG]

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