What kind of rabbit is this?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by NellaBean, May 26, 2011.

  1. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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  3. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe New Zeland?
     
  4. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    The guy said they were both new zealands.

    I didn't realize New Zealands came in colors other than white. Whoops?
     
  5. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    A very pretty one [​IMG] Lol i know that doesnt help but all ive ever had are rescues, so unless its a dutch ( which s/he is not ) im no help here lol
     
  6. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to rabbits, so cant really say for sure but I work at a feed store and have had breeders bring in black and whites and tell me New Zelands.
     
  7. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be a new zealand. They origonally were red, but the colors have expanded to white (the most common) Red, black, and broken. Im sure there are other colors now but I do not know of them at the moment. Very pretty bunnie [​IMG]
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Didn't we already figure this out? [​IMG]
     
  9. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    We did, after I had already posted this thread. LOL

    It is a New Zealand.
     
  10. BCBunnies

    BCBunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If this were a purebred black New Zealand it should not have the ticking on it's coat that it appears to have in the picture. Check out the Silver Fox it seems to look a bit more like your rabbit. I have seen it crossed with New Zealands for color variation and for meat production when both breeds were readily available. Not saying I'm 100% right here as far as breed because of the possibility of cross bred rabbits and miscommunication between breeders to each other from misinformation themselves. It looks gorgeous either way nice looking rabbit.

    http://www.albc-usa.org/cpl/silverfox.html
     

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