German Hybrid Angora - My Rabbit, Peter

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by MissPrissy, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    This is Peter.

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    He is a german hybrid x angora.

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    This pen he is in on my patio for afternoon sunshine is 36 inches long.

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    Peter is a big boy. [​IMG]
     
  2. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ummmmm, Peter's a pet, right? Not that I have ANY problem with people eating bunnies but Peter's SOOOOOOO cute....
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I've seen him and he's huge!

    He sure is a handsome bunny. [​IMG]
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Peter's hair is for spinning. [​IMG]
     
  5. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    OH! (huge sigh of relief) That's wonderful! He's a beautiful, BIG boy. You can probably make a sweater just out of ol' Peter there!
     
  6. cutiepieacres

    cutiepieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a pretty boy! I like his color

    I have a French Angora doe and have made tiny piece of a scarf from her wool, she has molted only twice so far, she is still a baby and French are pretty small compared to the other Angoras. I have been surprised at how easy it is to work with as far as plucking and spinning.
     
  7. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Ohhh! He's lovely!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Peter won't loose his wool on his own. You can't pull it either. He has to be shaved. HIs wool isn't very forgiving and it has to be mixed with other wool for the garment to have a little stretch to it.

    I am hoping this year to find him a lady friend of the same breed.
     
  9. RedStickLA

    RedStickLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwww Peter is beautiful! [​IMG] He looks like his head is poking out of a cloud with all that fluff. [​IMG]
    Mitzi
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    He really needs to be sheared. We had sub zero temps last week. I am so glad I didn't shave him on schedule. He would have froze to death!
     

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