Saturday, April 13, 2013

Angora Rabbit Information


Rabbit jersey wooly or commonly called the angora rabbit fur that has the length of two to three inches long breed. Angora rabbits are one of the oldest types of domestic rabbit, originating from Ankara, Turkey. The rabbits bred to produce long wool, which can be obtained by shaving or plucking (loss pull the wool gently). This rabbit has a short body and short ears like a netherland dwarf rabbit. These rabbits are from America (New Jersey 1970). Has a gentle temperament with life expectancy is five to eight years. Category rabbit jersey woolies is including a small rabbit, where rabbits weighing only about three pounds (maximum) and one-half pounds (minimum). This rabbit rabbits netherland dwarf hybrid results (ND) with French angora rabbits that have been introduced since 1984.

There are many types of local angora rabbits, such as French, German, Giant, English, Satin, Chinese, Swiss, Finnish, etc..

For example:

English Angora

Weight: 2.5 to 3.8 kg

Color variations: Agouti, white spots, gray, black, orange, and a mixture of colors.

English angora rabbit is a descendant of the French angora (French angora) is usually used for a commercial, a type of ornamental rabbits. Rabbits of this type has the characteristics of "decoration", that is the hair that grows on the tips of the ears and front legs, along with long fur contained in the body. This rabbit has a gentle temperament, but not suitable for people who do not like to comb their pets.

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