ACRBA - The American Chinchilla Rabbit Breeders Association was formed in 1925 to promote the American Chinchilla Rabbit Breed. They can help with all aspects of raising American Chinchillas from all aspects of the Show Table, Youth Activities, Rabbit Jumping, Heritage Rabbit Raising and Colony Raising Rabbits.
The Angora is said to have originated in Ankara (historically known as Angora), in present-day Turkey, and is known to have been brought to France in 1723. The Angora rabbit became a popular pet of the French royalty in the mid-18th century, and Angoras spread to other parts of Europe by the end of that century.
By 1898, the Belgian Hare boom was peaking. One shipping firm in England at the time stated in its annual report: "Over 6,000 Belgian Hares conveyed safely to the United States during 1900." Numerous Belgian Hare clubs were formed across America and countless rabbits were bred.
Dutch rabbits are one of the more popular breed of pet rabbit. They are one of the oldest domestic breeds, and were once, the most popular breed, but with the addition of newer breeds over the years, such as the Mini Lop and the Dwarf varieties, it now sits alongside such varieties as one of the most popular.
Dwarf Hotot Breed History/Origin. Contrary to popular belief, the Dwarf Hotot is not a miniature version of the larger Hotot, but was developed by crossing several breeds with the normal-sized Hotot. The original Hotot was developed in France at the beginning of the 20th century by Baroness Bernard.
But if you're in the market for a pet that hops like a bunny but steals food off the kitchen table like a puppy, then the Flemish Giant rabbit is the one for you. Here are seven lengthy facts about these special creatures. 1. THEY ARE THE LARGEST RABBIT BREED. The male Flemish Giant can weigh up to 22 pounds and the female can get up to 20 pounds.
The Harlequin is a very popular breed of rabbit that is recognised by fanciers and breed associations for its colouring and markings rather than its fur type. Its colour is usually black and orange with absolutely no silvering allowed by the breed standard.
The Lionhead Rabbit is a relatively new rabbit breed within the United States of America. Although the breed had been imported around 1998, it was not until 2014 that the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) approved the Lionhead Rabbit as an officially recognized breed.
The Netherland Dwarf rabbit was recognized by Holland in 1940. A mere 17 Netherland Dwarf rabbits survived World War II and in 1947, several English breeders were given 9 offspring in a few colors and shades. In 1950, the British Rabbit Council recognized the new breed.
The Polish rabbit is a dwarf breed of domestic rabbit, most often bred by fanciers (as opposed to hobbyists) and commonly exhibited in rabbit shows. Despite its name, the Polish rabbit likely originated in England, not Poland. The breed known in the UK as Polish is the breed known in the US as Britannia Petite.