I've been working feverishly over the past 3 days constructing new hutches for my rabbits. The ones we have now were bought from someone local. They've worked ok, but lacking a roof and easier access to the rabbits has been challenging. The access doors are on top and I have had to stand on something to reach down into the cage. It's easier said than done!
After much research on the web for a viable design, I settled on one I found on the Penn State Extension website. It had the most details on measurements and such and gave great options I liked.
Here's the link: Rabbit Hutch Plans
(It's in pdf format) I do wish they'd included a materials list with this, but with a little time and concentration, I made it. :)
I modified the center section of the hutches because I was a bit confused by the plans design and I'm not skilled in working with metal. The concept is great if you can build the feeder. We already had some feeders and I really wanted them located in an area that they would stay dry. Hopefully I can add some treat/hay feeders in this section too. I'm imagining a wooden box covered in metal flashing. The need to gnaw for rabbits is a huge deal, so I think the flashing would be easier to work with than outright metal construction.
Here is where I modified the center section. Trying to keep the food dry is an issue, so this will be a huge help.
Happy bunnies. :)