1/29/15

KCC Art

Hey everyone I am thinking that I will order a commission for Kelsey Creek Critters. I know some amazing rabbit artists, and I will be ordering a logo for my rabbitry, so I thought maybe I can order one for KCC too. Here is the website to the artist that will do the KCC art:http://abbiesartsyrabbitry.wix.com/abbiesartsyrabbitry
 
My rabbitries logo is being done my another artist who is also very amazing. I don't think she has a website set up for her art, but I will show you the completed logo when she is done. Her rabbitry website is here:http://rainingroyalty.weebly.com/
 
Of course, this art does not have to be an official logo or anything, but I thought it might be cool to put on sweatshirts or something.
 
On the logo, their will be 7 rabbits. If you would like one of your rabbits on the logo, email me at teresa8oats@gmail.com with a picture of your rabbit. I would only like one rabbit per breed, and we are going to put a Lilac and a Holland Lop on it so far, so your rabbit has to be a breed other than those two. Thanks so much everyone I am exited for this! The two artists I mentioned above are open for commissions so if you would like to buy some art of them for your own rabbitry, you can contact them from off their website.

Rabbit Study Links

Hey everyone this is Teresa! I have not had too much to post about lately, but I gathered up links to all the rabbit study guides that I have used from offline. Of course, the best study guides are the two ARBA books, Raising Better Rabbits and Cavies and Standard of Perfection, but these break them down a little.

First off, is a place that a rabbit 4-h friend suggested to me, quizlet. You can make the questions and answers into flashcards and even tests!

These are the two documents that I printed out. One is long and goes into a lot of detail about each rabbit disease, and the other gives a short and accurate answer to cause, symptoms, prevention, and treatment to some diseases.

Next is a guide on fit and show. I think it is a little out of date(lol), but it does have some useful information!

Next we have a link that has all around information about rabbits. It does say somewhere in their that rabbits should be handled as little as possible... which I don't agree with... BUT I have printed out the part about examining your rabbit. Judges do ask you to do this during fit and show, and this was very useful for me.

These four documents I don't have printed out, but in the process of finding the ones that I do have, above, I found these which also seem useful. They all have pretty much the same thing though... but hey, it is very likely that you will learn something new in each one... not that I expect you to read all of them. XD

You can find junior, intermediate, and senior showmanship questions at the Kelsey Creek Critters Downloadable Documents under fit and show. These ones are by far the best out their.
 
Also, a website that is just getting started, but I think will become one of the best rabbit information websites out their, The Rabbit Guide. It is being done a current 4-H'er. She will be doing art for every single rabbit breed, with a side view of the perfect body type. I will be going to ARBA national convention with her in Oregon, and can't wait!
 
Thanks everyone I hope this was a little bit useful.

10/8/14

Snack Schedule 2014-2015

Date:                 Family
10/21/2014       Moretti
11/4/2014         St. Mary
12/2/2014        Mattison
1/6/2015          Pope
1/20/2015        Bartlett
2/3/2015          Baumann
3/3/2015          Porter
3/17/2015        Byron
4/7/2015          Van Beeks
4/21/2015      
5/5/2015        
5/19/2015        Byron
6/2/2015          Pope
6/16/2015        Bartlett

9/7/14

State Fair September 12-14 and Upcoming 4-H Year

What is going on with Kelsey Creek Critters 4-H Club right now?  Several members who qualified are making last minute preparations for State Fair.  4-H rabbits and exhibitors check-in and begin their state fair weekend on Friday, September 12 and checkout on Sunday September 14.

If you are interested in joining Kelsey Creek Critters and wondering when we get back to our regular schedule, we will begin regular meetings and have our first community service project in October at Kelsey Creek Farm Fair.

October 7, 7pm:  First business meeting of 2014-15 4-H Year
October 11, 10am-4:30pm:  Kelsey Creek Farm Fair
October 21, 7pm:  First project meeting of 2-14-15 4-H Year

Interested in joining?  Check out this Joining Kelsey Creek Critters slideshow which gives an overview of the national and state 4-H program and our club.







Schedule of State Fair Events:
Friday 9/12/14
7am-10am - Vet check and rabbit and  exhibitor check-in
11am - Exhibitor and Superintendent Meeting
1pm - Judging and Breed ID contest (intermediates and seniors only)

Saturday 9/13/14
6:30am-8am - Barn cleanup and rabbit care
1pm  - Rabbit Fit and Show

Sunday 9/14/14
6:30am-8am - Barn cleanup and rabbit care
9am - Rabbit Type Judging
5pm - Awards Ceremony
6:30pm - Animal and exhibitor checkout

7/18/14

King County Fair 2014, Friday 7/18

Today at King County Fair, rabbits were judged for type and exhibitors participated in showmanship.  Five Critters received callbacks to the championship round of showmanship - Angelina, Teresa, Anna, Scarlet and Claire.  Well done!

Bernie's first year at fair

Nancy - junior showmanship

Julie - junior showmanship



Warren - primary showmanship

Emily and Linda - Intermediate Showmanship


Angelina and Teresa - Intermediate Showmanship and Callbacks!



Emma, Fiona and Kate - Senior Showmanship


Anna, Scarlet and Claire - Senior Showmanship and Callbacks!

Timothy Hey!

All pictures are sole copyright of Jackie Hubbard.





























6/3/14

Kelsey Creek Critters Bunny Bonanza 2014!

Kelsey Creek Critters 2014 Bunny Bonanza is the last King County 4-H Show and chance to qualify to show at the King County Fair July 17-20, 2014!  Judges Charmaine Wardrop and Monica Frederickson will be on hand for type and fit and show, there will be a great raffle, concessions for morning and lunch refreshments and a costume contest!  We will be at our lovely outdoor venue at Kelsey Creek Farm.  Dress and plan to be outside - we will provide sheltered rest areas for exhibitors and their rabbits; the weather forecast is for highs in the 70s and sunny!  Check out our show information page and download the registration form to email to Kate Suggs, our show secretary.  Payment can be made on morning of show.