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The 4-H Rabbit Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as such as general care, nutrition housing, and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and activities such as Rabbit Ambassadors and in preparation of an exhibit. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication skills through active participation in the 4-H Rabbit Project.


Important documents can be found at the bottom of this page underneath "Related Files".


Helpful Information

Important Project Dates: 

 July 1, 2020             Deadline to enroll Rabbits in 4HOnline (must meet this deadline to show at county fair)

                                Deadline to turn in Animal Location Form to Extension Office

   July 1, 2020           Deadline to enroll rabbits for State Fair without penalty. State Fair Entry website: click here


2020 Rabbit Enrollment Info: 

2020 Rabbit Enrollment Cover Letter 

Instructions for enrolling rabbits on 4HOnline

April 17, 2020 YQCA Original Notice




Here are some additional website that you might find helpful for this project:

YQCA Information


Indiana 4-H Rabbit Ambassador Handbook

Indiana State Fair

How to create a 4-H Poster

American Rabbit Breeders Association - The place to start outside of 4H for information about rabbits.

Abate XP - removes ammonia and hydrogen sulfide. Great for controlling rabbit or poultry smells.

Heinold Feed - Quality feed for your rabbits.

Kent Feed - Quality feed for your rabbits.


Barbi Brown's Bunnies is a great website to visit for information about rabbit care. Here are some of our favorite articles:


Before You Buy



Housing Your Rabbit

How to Pick Your Rabbit

Medicine Chest


Poisonous Plants


Wry Neck 

Willow Treats



Wire Floor

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