RABAK- Rabbit Breeders Association Of  Kenya

Welcome to RABAK

Livestock PS with passion for rabbits

Livestock PS with passion for rabbits

Rabbit Breeders Association of Kenya (RABAK) is a National Club for domestic rabbit breeders.  Its headquarter is located in Thika- Kenya, housed in Thika West District Livestock Production Office. The association is run by office bearers namely: Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary & a Coordinator.

To enhance its sustainability, it has established a department that deals with the following: Marketing, Finances, Skins & Hides, development, Feeds & Breeding.

It has over 2,500 registered members countrywide majority being from Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri, Nairobi, Embu, Machakos, Nakuru, Meru, Tharaka Nithi & Athi River Counties among others.

Rabak services are to promote domestic rabbits as well as for commercial production.

It is yet to set official breed standards for recognized rabbit breed.

Under the support of Ministry of livestock & vetinery department, they are about to publish a detailed guide.

This will benefit rabbit farmers and provide reference to those interested in the rabbit sector.

Rabbit farmers training on 11th July 2014

There will be a Rabbit farmers training on 11/07/2014 at KARI – Thika from 9am to 3pm. Training will cover all information concerning rabbit rearing and marketing.

Next farmers meeting will be held on 17/07/2014 from 10am at Thika town Livestock office.

Rabbit farmers training on 13th June 2014 at KARI Thika

There will be a rabbit farmers training on 13th June 2014 at KARI-Thika from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Charges are 1,500/= per person including lunch and training materials.

There will be monthly farmers meeting at Thika town ministry of livestock’s office from 10:00am to 12:00pm to be held on 19th June 2014

Facts about Rabbits

  • There are many different breeds and varieties of rabbit, varying in size, body shape and personality. Typically, rabbits live for 8-12 years, but some may live for longer.
  • Rabbits are amazing animals with complex needs that must be met if they are to be kept healthy and happy.
  • A single female rabbit, a 'doe', can produce approximately 30 young in a single breeding season and can become pregnant again within hours of giving birth