Rhinelander Rabbit

Rhinelander Rabbit

Rhinelander Rabbit History of the Rhinelander Rabbit The Rhinelander Rabbit first appeared in shows in 1902 in Germany. They were developed from a cross between a Harlequin buck and gray-checkered doe. Rhinelander was accepted as a breed in Germany in 1905. These...
Rex Rabbit

Rex Rabbit

Rex Rabbit History of the Rex Rabbit The Rex rabbit is a breed of rabbit developed in France in 1919 and is named for the rex gene responsible for its unique type of fur. Rex fur is the result of a genetic mutation causing the hairs to be all the same length, giving a...
Polish Rabbit

Polish Rabbit

Polish Rabbit History of the Polish Rabbit The American Polish rabbit has its roots in the British Polish breed, from which it takes its name. They are thought to derive from mixed breeds (probably small wild rabbits crossed with albino Dutch and Silver rabbits)....
New Zealand Rabbit

New Zealand Rabbit

New Zealand Rabbit History of the New Zealand Rabbit The New Zealand Rabbit actually originated in the United States and was bred in 1916 by a Californian breeder seeking to develop a valuable rabbit for the meat and fur trade. The New Zealand Red was the first type...
Mini Plush Lop Rabbit

Mini Plush Lop Rabbit

Mini Plush Lop Rabbit History of the Mini Plush Lop Rabbit Bob Herschbach discovered the Mini Plush Lop Rabbit breed at a German National Rabbit Show in Essen, Germany in 1972, where it was known as a Klein Widder. These first Mini Lops were originated from the German...
Jersey Wooly Rabbit

Jersey Wooly Rabbit

Jersey Wooly Rabbit History of the Jersey Wooly Rabbit Jersey woolies came from New Jersey. In the 1970’s, a woman by the name of Bonnie Seeley wanted to create a small, wooled rabbit. She crossed a Netherland dwarf and a French angora. Bonnie Seeley introduced the...