BC: By: Raquel Filburn & D.J Higdon
FC: 5 Rabbit Breeds
1: English Lop
2: About English Lop | The English lop is the oldest specialty breed of domesticated rabbit. | "King of Fancy" | It is believed that English Lops originated in Africa | Heat has an impact on ear length
3: Male English Lops are known to have a longer ear measurement due to a wider head, whereas females are finer and have a narrower skull. | The two main varieties of English Lop are solid or self colors and broken colors (colors broken by white) and within this, they can come in several different colors, including Black, fawn, white, golden fawn, sooty fawn, and are short-haired.
4: Netherlands Dwarf Pet Rabbits
5: Netherlands Dwarfs are one of the smallest recognized breeds of domestic rabbits. They have short erect ears. | It is believed that the Netherlands Dwarf was created by breeding a Polish to a wild rabbit in the Netherlands | Adult Netherland Dwarfs weigh in at approx. 2 1/2 Lbs. They have very short fur which is easy to maintain.
6: Satin Angora
7: They are used for their Wool | The Satin Angora originated in Ontario, Canada and was developed by Mrs. Leopoldina P. Meyers in the early 1980s | The Satin Angora is one of the most beautiful and yet the least popular of all the Angora breeds. | They do get up to 9 1/2 pounds
8: American Checkered Giant
9: The origin of the Checkered Giant is unknown. It is believed to have originated from a cross involving a flemish giant. | Large in size, very active, black or blue spotted | Usually get up to be about 1 1 lbs
10: Silver Fox
11: The Silver Fox Rabbit was the second truly American bred rabbit | The Silver Fox's fur is more course than other rabbits, being one and a half to two inches long, and when stroked from tail to head, the fur stands up. | Silver Fox is a large rabbit with senior does at 10-12 pounds and senior bucks at 9-12 pounds. The body is medium in length with well filled shoulders and hindquarters