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The Rabbit industry in Ireland, 20th century snapshots.

A brilliant read for anyone interested in rabbits, ferrets and control etc..



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Rattingman
Thursday, January 19th, 2023

A lot of changes reguarding rabbit numbers since then.

nedzer
Friday, January 20th, 2023

The poor rabbit is nearly gone now.

oldtimer
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

Maybe over all Ireland is losing the rabbit; but here by the Comeragh mountains in Co. Waterford we have a good number of rabbits.

craigmartin
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

I released a few last year in laois, maybe 5 or 6 baby bunnies i spotted this year

oldtimer
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

Yea, the new virus is deadly. Stays in the soil for years. Even reintroducing healthy stock, will be doomed. Some area's don't seem to be affected, others have small pockets of good numbers, and then nothing for miles.

nedzer
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

Plenty of rabbits about oldtimer lots of them over you way near Rathdowney.😉

paddycrawford
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

Very scarce around my part of Fingal. Seem to have made a small bounce back in some areas.

Rattingman
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

A few is all, shanahoe gone quiet. Rsthdowney hasva few. Borris is dead. Ballaghmore gone.

oldtimer
Monday, March 6th, 2023

Head out of Rathdowney for Ballacolla and take the left turn up for Clough go about half mile up that road the place is lifting with rabbits.

paddycrawford
Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

Millions in our fields in north kerry if anyone wants a go. they've acres of grass ate

billy b
Sunday, July 23rd, 2023

Definitely more rabbits this year from what Iíve seen here in south Kildare. Still not the same numbers as in the past however

Adrian Kelly
Monday, July 24th, 2023


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