Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

HuntingPA.com Forums

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#2028452 - Wed Dec 15 2010 04:59 PM San Juan Rabbits
polarsmom Offline
member

Registered: Mon Dec 28 2009
Posts: 123
Loc: Southern PA
Hi guys, does anyone have any idea of someone in PA that sells San Juan Rabbits? I will need approx 40 of them. I found a place in Ohio, but I would like to find some place closer. Any advice is welcomed. And it doesn't have to be San Juan rabbits, it can be another breed as long as it runs!!! Thank you ;\)
Pam

Top
#2028462 - Wed Dec 15 2010 05:04 PM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: polarsmom]
PADingo Offline
VIP

Registered: Wed Oct 04 2006
Posts: 13816
Loc: Effort ,PA
_________________________
In Memory of LCPL Ralph Fabbri 9/29/89-9/28/10
Semper Fi, Brother
Never forget!

Top
#2028474 - Wed Dec 15 2010 05:12 PM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: polarsmom]
John S Offline
Stopped counting

Registered: Tue Jul 25 2000
Posts: 38864
Loc: Lancaster,PA,Lancaster
It is illegal to release San Jaun rabbits in PA, and unlawful to import or release any rabbits into the wild.
_________________________
Life is short, Eat dessert first!

Top
#2028740 - Wed Dec 15 2010 07:33 PM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: John S]
John-PA Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Tue Oct 10 2006
Posts: 2790
Loc: Allegheny County
I couldn't find anywhere in the post where it said " so I can release them in the wild." If your talking rabbits for starting pups with, I would just go to a livestock auction and get tame rabbits. After a couple of days in the pen they run pretty good.
_________________________
Don't ask me what I think of you, I might not give the answer that you want me to.

Top
#2029343 - Thu Dec 16 2010 06:03 AM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: John-PA]
polarsmom Offline
member

Registered: Mon Dec 28 2009
Posts: 123
Loc: Southern PA
Thanks, it wasn't going to be released into the wild. I was afraid those rabbits wouldn't run well enough, do you think they will?

Top
#2029427 - Thu Dec 16 2010 08:02 AM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: John-PA]
Sqrlhntr Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Tue Jan 30 2007
Posts: 1612
Loc: northeastern Pennsylvania
 Originally Posted By: John-PA
I couldn't find anywhere in the post where it said " so I can release them in the wild." If your talking rabbits for starting pups with, I would just go to a livestock auction and get tame rabbits. After a couple of days in the pen they run pretty good.


Thank You!!!!

Top
#2031445 - Fri Dec 17 2010 09:32 AM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: Sqrlhntr]
Tanner Huff Offline
apprentice

Registered: Fri Dec 10 2010
Posts: 19
Loc: Lima NY....Everett PA
san juans dont run worth a crap...dont get them
_________________________
Tanner Huff

Top
#2031470 - Fri Dec 17 2010 09:45 AM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: Tanner Huff]
John S Offline
Stopped counting

Registered: Tue Jul 25 2000
Posts: 38864
Loc: Lancaster,PA,Lancaster
They are actually hares not rabbits. Back in the 50s there was an attempt to introduce them in PA for hunting purposes, farmers hated them because they dug warrens and not many were killed by hunters and the program was discontinued. They were then deemed destructive by dept of ag. My dad was involved in raising them for release for the R field and stream sportsmans club in Lebanon so I saw a lot of them, they are a lot bigger than cottontails.
_________________________
Life is short, Eat dessert first!

Top
#2032788 - Fri Dec 17 2010 11:10 PM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: John S]
PAUplandHunter Offline
member

Registered: Sun Sep 19 2010
Posts: 146
Loc: SE PA
Can San Juans or any other domestic rabbits mate with wild rabbits?
_________________________
No shake-n-shoots
1 Dove
2 Woodcock
15 Quail
2 Pheasant
5 Grouse
7 Rabbit
3 Squirrel
9 Geese (3 Snows)

Top
#2032882 - Sat Dec 18 2010 05:49 AM Re: San Juan Rabbits [Re: PAUplandHunter]
polarsmom Offline
member

Registered: Mon Dec 28 2009
Posts: 123
Loc: Southern PA
This is an uneducated guess, but I would say yes!!

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


Moderator:  Kuvats, RidgwayHunter 
Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
Boondock Outdoors
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
361 registered (10der222, 11bdickey, 25ftup, 1flyfish, .300 savage, 1 Happy Hunter, 29 invisible), 819 Guests and 18 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
weach2110, livesinshaler, JMA2014, span870, Trutta
33341 Registered Users
Recent Posts
Outer Banks Red Drum
by ruger1v
16 seconds ago
Man Rams GC Vehical - 2 WCO Injured
by OldMountain
1 minute 36 seconds ago
First Elk
by 10der222
1 minute 45 seconds ago
All day rut hunts
by yellodog
4 minutes 1 second ago
TV Hunting Shows
by BlackSwattie
8 minutes 27 seconds ago
hunting edge of fields..
by cspot
13 minutes 23 seconds ago
OldMink
by Nittany Lion
13 minutes 25 seconds ago
New Topics
OldMink
by Nittany Lion
how much is too much?
by sheesh
First Elk
by Punkinhead
some recent pics volume 2
by NorthEast Cammer
Camera help
by BuckFever101
06:49 PM
hunting edge of fields..
by frank1226
04:35 PM
PGC: Three bull elk illegally killed - 1 RECORD
by Bluetick
03:13 PM
Top Posters
great white hunter 35210
RonM 29911
RB-HPA 27824
Bluetick 23844
DennyF 22901
TATERDAVID 22656
SigPro2340 21471
Peppy 20832
DIYASUB 20423
timberdoodle 19112
Forum Stats
33341 Members
99 Forums
110525 Topics
1395730 Posts

Max Online: 1692 @ Mon Dec 02 2013 08:38 PM

Please note: To post or reply to posts you must be a registered member and be logged in.  You can register by clicking on New User on the message board menu.