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...
Harlequin Rabbit

Harlequin Rabbit

Harlequin Rabbit History of the Harlequin Rabbit The original name for the Harlequin rabbit was the Japanese rabbit. The Harlequin is a colorful breed of rabbit originating from France in the 1880s. There are two kinds of Harlequin rabbits: the Magpie and the...
French Angora Rabbit

French Angora Rabbit

French Angora Rabbit History of the French Angora Rabbit Prior to 1939, any rabbit capable of growing and producing a wool coat suitable for harvest was classified by ARBA as an Angora Wooler. The French Angora is arguably the closest in resembling the “original”...