American chinchilla rabbits

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by herbandteas, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. herbandteas

    herbandteas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am starting out with American Chinchilla rabbits and wanted to know if any one else has some that they are raising. I plan on breeding my doe in early spring.
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I had a pair of standard chinchillas, they were okay but i loved my hollands a lot more [​IMG] What are you going to be raising them for meat or show or both? [​IMG]
  3. herbandteas

    herbandteas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am raising them for both. The doe I am getting is a really nice rabbit.
  4. Morning Dove

    Morning Dove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2008
    Eastern Shore MD
    We were originally going to do meat rabbits, but switched to chickens after I quit my job. The biggest problem for us was finding Chinchilla rabbits that weren't related and they were all too far away for it to be cost effective.

    Last edited: Oct 30, 2008
  5. herbandteas

    herbandteas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I do agree with you there. I do have a couple breeders I can go to that does not have the same lines my doe does.
  6. herbandteas

    herbandteas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got her yesterday and she is a bit shy as she left her only home she has known. I have a picture of her on my blog and will post better ones later.
  7. holliewould

    holliewould Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2008
    Planet Earth
    Quote:I had a standard one that I let free range in my yard. Very nice bunny. Friendly as heck. Too friendly, if you know what I mean.

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