DIY rabbit hutch?

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DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #112258 barefootlinzi
Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:05 pm

I am going to replace our huge shed that currently houses only 2 bunnies with a smaller hutch so i can use the area for growing veg, but the prices for a 6ft long rabbit hutch are crazy! The cheapest i have seen one is £100, is it possible to make my own for cheaper? It needs to be big (6ft x 2 ft plus an attached run) and i have next to nil diy experience! need to learn sometime but can anyone tell me if this is a) worth doing and b) how to do it?!!
If i manage to do this then the next project is a home for some chickens!
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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #112304 MKG
Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:18 am

Everything - and I do mean everything - anyone could ever want to know about housing a rabbit or two ...


http://www.lowchensaustralia.com/diy/rabbit.htm
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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #112354 mrsflibble
Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:19 pm

old fireguards.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=245974.0
honestly, I'm sure you could do *something*!!
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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #112355 tim&fatima
Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:20 pm

Why don't you make them both out of the "huge shed"
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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #112755 barefootlinzi
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:35 pm

thanks for those links...they are great!

and i was hoping to sell the shed, but if it is worthless i will re use it
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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #160522 Doc
Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:24 am

I know this is an old thread but I thought that my chook tractor could be used to house rabbits

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Full details here

I assume that rabbits do not need to roost :roll:

Most of the stuff should be available from your local good hardware store.

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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #275709 Limitlesstim
Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:09 pm

Hi There,

I know this is an old post, however this might be helpful to other readers....

I would like to mention that there are helpful DIY Rabbit Hutch Plans out there. These plans are step-by-step and will help you to build a rabbit hutch that will last a lot longer that an shop-purchased one. See this link: http://www.DIYRabbitHutches.com

If you are going to build a rabbit hutch yourself I recommend checking out this article as it contains "8 things rabbit hutch plans must have": http://www.diyrabbithutches.com/things-rabbit-hutch-plans-should-have/

All the best for anyone tackling the rewarding and enjoyable project of Building your own rabbit hutch.

Thanks,
Tim
http://www.DIYRabbitHutches.com

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Re: DIY rabbit hutch?

Post: #275710 doofaloofa
Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:41 pm

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Some pics of my home made hutches of my own design (With wheels)

8' long, by 2' wide

Materials on thier own cost €100 if i'd bought them new, and a days labour

About on par with an equivelent e-bay flat pack hutch
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