Harlequin Northern France and Belgium 1880’s Cross of Dutch and common domestic rabbit Colors: each side is different colors and face is opposite colors 2 main colors: orange and white Dark brown eyes Medium size
Origin: Turkey Oldest domestic rabbit Made to maximize wool production Firm body and unique coat Bucks: 8.5 lbs Does: 9 lbs Ruby eyes with white fur/ blue eyes with white fur Playful and social 3 types of wool: medium fine, delicately weaved and fluff
From Germany 1904 Cross of Rhenish Checkered and Flemish Giant America 1910 Long well arched body White with black or blue markings Stands well off ground Colored butterfly nose and eye circles Cheek spots and spine markings Distinct tail and side markings Bucks: 11 lbs Does: 12 lbs
Origin: 1919 Came from mutation in litters in common grey rabbits that produced short haired litters They have a short hair coat with guard hairs the same length as the underfur Fur stands to a right angle to the skin Very soft Colors: Blue, black, Californian, castor, chinchilla, chocolate, lilac, lynx, opal, red, sable, seal white, broken Bucks: 7.5 lbs; Does: 8-10.5 lbs
Origin: Netherlands Small size Colors: white, black, brown, solid or broken patterns Apple shaped head Short, broad eyes Broad muzzle Body resembles a French lop, but smaller Less than 4 lbs Cross between Netherland Dwarf, French Lop and English Lop
Rhinelander Origin: Germany Unknown ancestory Cross between English Butterfly rabbit and Japanese/Flemish Giant Butterfly marking on nose, cheek spots, and eyering Body is white with herringbone pattern or unbroken stripe from neck to tip of tail Color markings on hip and flank Comes in tricolors: blue, black, white Buck: 6.5-9.5 lbs; Does: 7-10 lbs
Cross between Belgian Hare and common white rabbit 9 lbs Origin: California and Indiana Colors: white, red, black, grey Mostly used for meat production Leading choice for commercial rabbit production in the U.S.