A Hungarian development enables cost-effective rabbit meat production

By: STA Date: 2024. 07. 02. 09:00

The digital development of the University of Veterinary Medicine and Tetrabbit Kft. makes cost-effective rabbit meat production possible, the university told MTI on Monday.

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The my-rabbit.eu IT system supervises the entire rabbit meat production, starting from breeding, and digital forms, scales that communicate with smartphones, and industrial computer control support the activity at the 30 farms integrated with Tetrabbit. The development can result in cost-effective, internationally competitive rabbit meat production – they wrote. According to the project description on Tetrabbit’s company website, the innovation connects the production and feeding databases, integrates the control systems of the livestock farms and the processing plant, and makes all information available on a common platform. In addition to the success of Hungarian agricultural products, the development helps the sharing of data with the authorities, and provides consumers with detailed information about animal husbandry conditions, they added. In 2020, the National Research, Development and Innovation Office approved more than HUF 673.5 million in support for the initiative from the roughly HUF 60 billion framework of the tender supporting market-driven research, development and innovation projects. The total cost of the project exceeded HUF 1 billion – read the website of the call.

According to his report, Tetrabbit from Baja, founded in 2006, achieved sales revenue of 8.26 billion forints in 2022 and 7.91 billion forints in 2023, the majority of turnover in both years coming from exports. The company closed with a profit of almost HUF 223 million before last year, and a loss of HUF 145.5 million last year.


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