Tuesday, April 6, 2010

bunny numbers

O.k. just one.

According to thefarm.org, a doe (a female adult rabbit) will or can produce (via offspring) up to 1000% of her body weight in food per year.


What does that mean exactly?

A full grown doe is about 8 pounds ( i think ).

1000% of 8 is 80.

Until you really sit and think about that statistic, you're thinking 8000 pounds, aren't you?  I know i was.

3 does could then produce 240 pounds of meat (i'm assuming this is without the bones, fur, etc.) in a year.

That's really not quite as impressive as what i originally thought that statistic meant, but still.....not bad.

They really should have just said "10 times her body weight" - to avoid confusion.  But i guess "1000%" looks more impressive.

We may need to review this statistic in the future.

In other news, some of my favorite people (as predicted) came to visit today.  We had a very nice visit, and then i had a very nice nap.

The bunny guy did not appear with bunnies, which is great because i napped instead of preparing cages.

Eager about bunnies.

Have to get up and really get ready tomorrow.

Thankfully the Lord is merciful.

"...he who trusts in the Lord, lovingkindness shall surround him."  Psalm 32:10

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