Silver fox Rabbits

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by McDouHea103, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. McDouHea103

    McDouHea103 New Egg

    Nov 18, 2013
    I am about to sell a Silver fox rabbit. They plan to use it in 4-H, the rabbits Grandma is a Blue SF. Will they be able to show it?:confused:
  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

    Nov 27, 2009
    Wilmington, NC
    I don't anyone who does 4H, so I can't be sure, but I can't see why there would be a problem. I know that in ARBA sanctioned shows, it is the rabbit, not its family history, that is being evaluated on the table. If every rabbit that had an unshowable color or other DQ in its ancestry couldn't be shown, the classes would be a great deal smaller!
  3. Hanna8

    Hanna8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2012
    Depends on what level they intend to show it at. Many 4-H'ers use pet store bunnies in smaller shows. At these, the competition is based more on the kid's performance in showmanship and their rabbit knowledge in general than on the rabbit itself. The rabbits certainly aren't winning many awards, but the people entering them are usually first starting out and in it for the experience and will get better quality rabbits later on if they enjoy it.

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