Meet Benjamin! We recently bought him at the Colorado State Fair. I've wanted another bunny for forever! When I was little I had an Angora named Fluffy (what else), and now this adorable mini-lop. I have litter training him on my to-do list-- yes, it's totally possible!
I was excited to find that Ms. Potter had a bunny named Benjamin, and Mr. McGregor had a real point when he didn't want bunnies in his garden. Benjamin absolutely ate an entire row of kale. However, after reading about Spring Warren's rabbits in The Quarter-Acre Farm I know that Benjamin has a part in our own Little Farm.
While a huge steer produces two tons of manure a year, my teeny tiny Benjamin produces one ton. Score! What's more, Benjamin's "bunny berries" (Loren hates that phrase) won't burn plants like the steer manure will. So, I can add it directly to the garden with no harm done to the plants. Very cool.