Satin Rabbit

Satin Rabbit

Satin Rabbit History of the Satin Rabbit The Satin rabbit originated in the United States in the 1930s and is named for the striking satin sheen on its coat. The first litter of Satin rabbits came from famous breeder Mr. Walter Huey’s rabbitry, as he was trying to...
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...
Netherland Dwarf Rabbit

Netherland Dwarf Rabbit

Netherland Dwarf Rabbit History of the Netherland Dwarf Rabbit The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit breed was first produced in the Netherlands in the early 20th century. Small Polish rabbits were bred with smaller wild rabbits. Early dwarfs, had aggressive temperaments due to...
Mini Satin Rabbit

Mini Satin Rabbit

Mini Satin Rabbit History of the Mini Satin Rabbit By the 1970s a woman by the name of Ariel Hayes of Michigan tried to breed Mini Satin Rabbit, but gave up her quest in 1892. Mr. J Leo Collins created only two varieties of the Mini Satin: the red and the albino...
Dutch Rabbit

Dutch Rabbit

Dutch Rabbit History of the Dutch Rabbit They are one of the oldest domestic breeds, and were once the most popular breed. The name suggests that the Dutch rabbit is from the Netherlands, but it was actually developed in England. During the 1830s rabbits were imported...
Mini Rex Rabbit

Mini Rex Rabbit

Mini Rex Rabbit History of the Mini Rex Rabbit The Mini Rex Rabbit is a breed derived in France in the late 19th century. The first ‘mini’ Rex rabbits were a result of cross-breeding Netherland Dwarfs with Rex rabbits. The Mini Rex was recognized in the United States...