Sunday, April 14, 2013

Dutch Rabbit


Dutch Rabbit is one of the nation's oldest, originated in England in the mid-19th century. Rabbits with signs of Holland known for hundreds of years and can be seen in paintings from the 15th century. Dutch is a descendant of Petite Brabancon, from the province of Brabant in Flanders, who grew up in large numbers for meat trade during the 19th century. Rabbit is often displayed a white sign and when exported to England in the 1830s, the English breeders choose the ones with the best signs to develop the next generation Netherlands as we know it today. Initially, most Dutch rabbits are black, but more color introduced through cross marriage. Dutch rabbits quickly become of the most popular in many countries and regardless of the rise of the Dwarf race, the Netherlands remains one of the top ten most popular rabbit descent around the world.


The Dutch rabbit is small to medium, weight of 1.5 kg (3 ½ lbs) to about 3kg (6 ½ lbs), with the breed standard ideal weight around 2-2.5kg (4-4 ½ lbs).

Dutch rabbits have pretty much built with solid, well-rounded body and short, sturdy legs. The head is broad with full cheeks and short, erect ears.

Dutch rabbits have white markings with white blaze, white front and hind legs white. A well-marked colored rabbit from around the middle back to the tail with a straight dividing line, legs and back legs are white. Colored district head incorporates the eyes, cheeks and ears, with a white blaze, including inverted vee-shaped nose.

Dutch rabbits have short hair and smooth, shiny coat.


  • Black
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Yellow
  • Steel Grey
  • Brown Grey
  • Pale Grey
  • Tortoiseshell


Dutch rabbits should be one of the nation's most popular pet with a quiet, laid-back nature, build strong and managed size. They have a very gentle disposition and usually very good with children, most will be happy to send to many embrace. Dutch rabbits are friendly and intelligent, and will grow at attention.


Small / Medium

Hair Type


Califormian Rabbit


Same in view of the Himalayan breed but larger, California's first bred in the United States in the early 1920s by George West, crossing the Himalayans in New Zealand Whites and chinchillas Standard to produce good offspring will produce good meat and wool. The California did not become popular as pets until much later and unfortunately still the second most common breed produces meat. It was recognized by the 1939 Arba in the U.S. and many black and white only accepted for show. In the United Kingdom, the other color variations of blue, chocolate and lilac received.


The California is large enough rabbits, usually weighing around 3,5-4.75 kg (7 - £ 10).
California is a big difference in building the company, body fat and very short neck. Ears are pretty short and pointed and carried erect. California has pink eye.
The California white coloring with colored ears, nose, feet and tail. The nose oval marked runs under the jaw and good to the eye toward the nose profile. Colored ear from the base up to the tip, like a tail. Feet, including dark nail color goes good until the foot.
The California has a compact, coat well.


  • Black.
  • Blue .
  • Chocolate.
  • Lilac.


California is usually calm, kind and friendly making them an excellent choice pet, especially for those with children.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Himalayan Rabbit Information

Early origins of the Himalayan breed unclear. White rabbit with dark color on ears, nose and feet have been identified in different parts of the world for hundreds of years. They have been given many names, including Nose China, Russia, Egypt and Black. This is one of the nation's oldest and most extensive. (In fact, the mutation responsible for 'Himalaya' coloring may occur spontaneously in different lineages at different parts of the world. Scientists have shown that the British breed stock Himalayas have a genetic link with the same kind that was developed in France around the same time, and therefore must have a different origin).
The Himalayan breed, as we know it today, originated in England in the mid-19th century. It is estimated that the breed was developed from bunny brought back from the Himalayas by the English merchant adventurers. The Himalayan specially developed good color and fur quality and became popular as both a commercial breed and events. First Himalayans are black, blue variety is achieved through cross wedding, followed by a few other colors. The Himalayan exported to the United States in the early 1900s.


The Himalayan rabbit is small, usually weighing about 1.5-2.5kg (3-5 ½ lbs).
Himalayans have a lean, 'winding' build. They have a body length of the back and hips same width as the shoulders, and long, slender legs. The head is long and lean, with short, pointed, erect ears.
The Himalayan white coloring with colored ears, nose, feet and tail. The nose oval marked runs under the jaw and good to the eye toward the nose profile. Colored ear from the base up to the tip, like a tail. Feet, including dark nail color goes good until the foot.

Himlayan staining of actually grafted through recessive gene and only shows itself at the end of the cooler body through poor circulation. Himalayan rabbits are born gray or pale white, the color began to appear at about 4 weeks and fully developed during the first 6 months. Staining is prone to change, the more dark and cold temperatures in the warm light.

The Himalayan has a short, smooth hair and a smooth, soft coat.


Black, Blue, Chocolate and Lilac.


Himalayans are generally very calm, kind and friendly. They are smart, funny and social bunny and grow at attention. Himalayan rabbits are usually very good with children, they are very tolerant, content to be hugged, and seldom bite or scratch.