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1 Rabbit Breeds You need to take notes from your classmates! This only provides you with the pictures.

2 French Lop

3 France 1850 Cross of English Lop and Butterfly Rabbit Shorter ears than English Lop Very muscular/ massive thick body Bucks: 9 lbs Does: 10 lbs Various colors

4 Jersey Wooly

5 Developed in New Jersey Cross of Netherland Dwarf and Angora Less than 3.5 lbs Ears 2”-3” long 5 colors: shaded, self, agouti, tan, and pointed

6 Harlequin

7 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

8 Giant Angora

9 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

10 Mini Rex

11 Cross of Standard Rex and Netherland Dwarf Less than 4.5 lbs Dense plush fur (11 varieties) Comes in many colors

12 Checkered Giant

13 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

14 Silver Martin

15 50 years ago in nest box of standard Chinchilla Black predominant color Silver lining of ears Eye circles are silver Black, Blue, Chocolate, and Sable Fur: 1” long Bucks: lbs Does: lbs

16 Havana

17 Havana Mutation in 1898 Chocolate color Eyes: dark brown with ruby glow lbs

18 Hotot

19 Hotot France 1912 Cross of French rabbit and Giant Panpillon America 1978 White with black band around eyes Bucks: 8-10 lbs Does: 9-11 lbs

20 Crème d’Argent

21 America 1934 Very popular for fur From France Colors: cream with bright orange under coat Bucks: 8-10 lbs Does: lbs

22 Flemish Giant

23 Belgium Came to America 50 years ago Comes in many different colors Largest of all domestic breeds Bucks: 12+ lbs Does: 13+ lbs Average weight: lbs

24 Sable

25 Sable Medium body length Bucks: 7+ lbs Does: 8+ lbs Deep sepia brown Head, ears and feet purple or shaded brown sheen 1919 from English Chinchilla rabbits

26 Satin

27 Satin Bucks: lbs Does: 9-11 lbs Comes in many different colors Origin: Indiana Glass clear sheath to guard hair Most popular commercial rabbit Long muscular body, long ears and wiggly nose

28 American

29 American Bucks: 9-11 lbs Does: lbs Color: blue and white America 1917 Popular during 1920’s-1930’s Back arches up more than other rabbits

30 English Lop

31 Bucks: 9+ lbs Does: 10+ lbs Ears: 23-24” long Brown and black Unknown origin First seen 1885 in Africa Longest ears: 28.5” Medium length and arched back

32 Californian

33 Californian Cross of Himalyan and Chinchilla and the crossed with White New Zealand Most popular breeds Colors: white with black nose, feet tail and ears Bucks: 8-10 lbs Does: lbs

34 Polish

35 Polish Developed and albino Dutch rabbit Short rounded body with short limbs and fine bones Large eyes Colors: black, blue, chocolate and 2 kinds of white

36 Dutch

37 Dutch Origin: Holland Brought to England Unique colors: color patches on each side of head with white stripe in middle lbs average Colors: black, blue, chocolate, steel gray, gray

38 Shorthaired Rex

39 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: lbs

40 Holland Lop

41 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

42 Rhinelander

43 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: lbs; Does: 7-10 lbs

44 Silver Fox

45 Bucks: 9-11 lbs; Does: lbs Silver tipped fur Fur is like fox fur Original name: American Silver Giant Originated 1920’s in Ohio Name Given in 1929 Fur is 1-1.5” in length

46 New Zealand

47 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.

48 Cinnamon

49 Cinnamon Medium length Meaty body Color: Rust or cinnamon with thick smoke gray across back; underfur is orange Bucks lbs Does: 9-11 lbs


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