- Many commercial rabbit raisers also feed grass hay, although this can represent a hygiene issue in rabbitries.
- Within a few months of RHD being reported in China in 1984, the disease was widely seen in many commercial rabbitries and had reached the Republic of Korea.
- In contrast to the multitude of breeds & types used in smaller operations, breeds such as the Californian, as well as hybrids of these breeds, are most frequently utilized for meat in commercial rabbitries.
- The work was initiated by Dr . Helga Vierich and Brenda Wheeler, two Edmonton area breeders, and a Breeder's Group, formed in 2004, consisting of six rabbitries, carries on the work today.