The NSW rabbit industry is still in the development stage, with an increasing number of small-scale producers. Many producers are selling breeding stock as well as rabbits for slaughter. The trend is for rabbit farms to locate in areas where processing plants are established or proposed, to reduce the costs and problems associated with transporting rabbits.
This Primefact provides a brief overview of the meat rabbit industry in Australia and the requirements for the farming of meat rabbits in NSW. Contents include: