Rabbits might be small, but butchering them can be a big job if you're not sure what you're doing. Here's a step-by-step guide for how to break down a whole wild rabbit from nose to toes. The organs are worth saving, especially if you have multiple rabbits, or you can freeze them until you have a big enough pile of hearts, kidneys, and livers to work with. If you have a rabbit but it's not skinned yet, you can find step-by-step skinning tips here.) Before you begin, make sure you have a clean work area, a sharp boning knife, and a cleaver. Stay tuned for a recipe on what to do with the meat once you've butchered it.