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...
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 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...
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...