History of Ralph's Rabbit Ranch

History of Ralph's Rabbit Ranch

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Rabbit Fact # 4

Did you know that rabbits can mate as early as 3 months of age and their normal gestation period from conception to birth  is only 31 days.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Interesting Jackalope Information

Someone sent me information they received from Kristal Lee's blog on the legend of the Jackalope. There were seven points about the Jackalope I did not know and would like to share with you.

1) The Jackalope is horned rabbit known for its aggressive and sometimes prankish behavior

2) Many scientist believe its a crossbreed between male jackrabbits and female antelope

3) The Jackalope is said to have an uncanny ability to mimic human voices

4) Jackalopes are very vocal during thunderstorms

5) Jackalope milk is highly prized because of its medicinal and aphrodisiac properties 

6) To catch a Jackalope leave a bottle of whiskey in an area where Jackalopes are suspected of inhabiting. Jackaopes love the taste of whiskey and will drink until they are drunk.  Once they are drunk it is easy to capture them

7) Jackalopes are believed to be cousins of the wolperdinger in German and the skvader in Sweden

In addition to Kristal Lee's blog information she recommends you check out these websites as well.

Jackalope
Shope papilloma virus
Legend of Jackalope
The Jackalope Conspiracy

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Anybody Have Any Jackalope Stories They Want to Share?

We are looking for Jackalope stories from our readers.

If you have any stories or interesting facts about the Jackalope you want to share please let us know.

Either post a comment or email us at


ralphsrabbitranch@gmail.com

Rabbit Fact # 1

Rabbits are not Hares, however they are closely related.

The primary but not the only difference is that Hares have fur when they are born plus their eyes are open.  Rabbits on the other hand are born blind and have no fur.

Jackrabbits are Hare - not Rabbits.

If you have a Rabbit Fact please post a comment and let us know.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Have You Had Your Hasenpfeffer Today?

Hasenpfeffer is a well known rabbit recipe. Though many people talk about Hasenpfeffer few have actually experienced this delicious way of serving rabbit.  In brief, Hasenpfeffer is a farmer style meal that is generally served in the fall around the time of Oktoberfest.

Everyone I know who has eaten Hasenpfeffer has loved it as it is true German comfort food similar to our southern fried chicken. Though there are many recipes for Hasenpfeffer however a basic definition of Hasenpfeffer is: It is breaded rabbit fried in bacon grease that is served with potato pancakes, rye bread, and beer. 

If you have a Hasenpfeffer recipe you would like to share please do so here.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Tell Us Which Fine Dining Establishment You Enjoy Rabbit

We would love to know the places where you enjoy rabbitIs there a special way they prepare it and is it always on the menu?
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