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...
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...
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...
French Lop Rabbit

French Lop Rabbit

History of the French Lop Rabbit Early French Lop Rabbit was smaller than those of today and had the natural coloring of wild rabbits.The French Lop originated in France in the middle of the nineteenth century. It is believed to have been produced by crossing two...
Lionhead Rabbit

Lionhead Rabbit

Lionhead Rabbit History of the Lionhead Rabbit In the early 1960’s the Lionhead rabbit appeared as a genetic mutation in a litter of rabbits in France and in crossbred litters in Belgium. The breeders were actually trying to produce a long-coated Dwarf, by crossing a...
Mini Lop Rabbit

Mini Lop Rabbit

Mini Lop Rabbit History of the Mini Lop Rabbit Bob Herschbach discovered the Mini 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 Big Lop and the...