English Angora Rabbits in Wisconsin?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by GothChick, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. GothChick

    GothChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone.

    I am wondering if anyone on here know of any English Angora breeders near Milwaukee-Green Bay areas. I am planning to buy a buck from Bumblebee Acres in IL but I need a doe for him....
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:www.arba.net You can find reputable breeders there.
     
  3. mattfulleroc

    mattfulleroc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You just missed the National ARBA convention in Indianapolis. 20,000 rabbits were shown. The convention is helf annually at the end of October.

    I do not know of any available English Angoras available right now but it would certainly be a good idea to start contacting some breeders as most will be happy to discuss anything related to rabbits and will provide you with a wealth of information..from first hand experience.

    Due to the special requirements of grooming and the concerns of woolblock, many breeders may be reluctant to sell their rabbits to someone unless they have thouroughly researched the breed. You may want to join the National Angora Rabbit Club...It is the official breed club for the ARBA. Unfortunately they do not seem to have an active chat but if you have questions other than where to get an Angora this is a good place to post.

    I am not sure if this Facebook page is open or requires an invite because somebody put me in the group: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/2257958535/
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    is called English Angora Breeders

    https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/6406551813/
    National Angora Rabbit Club Facebook (also very little activity)

    This page is always busy. You will be amazed at how helpful people are and how much they know: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/6406551813/
    ARBA
    members Page

    Most likely you will find kits are born in the Spring because the short days and winter simply isn't conducive to breeding..Commercial rabbitries do breed all year long...they majority of breeders tend to either meet the winter challenges which present themselves in the area you live or here in California we consider it a welcomed break. Good luck....They do require a lot of effort but I definitely think they are worth it.
     

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