Would Rexes be good meat rabbits?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Lloydc, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Lloydc

    Lloydc Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering whether Standard Rex's would do for meat rabbits as I like their fur.
     
  2. kmom08

    kmom08 New Egg

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    I know of alot of people who breed them for meat. We have have a trio we've been breeding for meat, and recently added 2 rex/nz mixes to our herd. Our girls litter sizes have ranged from 7-10 so far.
     
  3. AppyLuva92

    AppyLuva92 New Egg

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    They are a meat bread, may not grow as fast as New Zealands etc, but I'm not sure on that. I want to breed standard rex into my new zealand for pelts keeping good production fast growth from the NZ.
     

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