Rabbit Farming

Rabbit farming is a huge industry in the Netherlands. They have been raising rabbits for food and fur for centuries! We’ll talk about how they’re raised and why it’s so popular in this blog post.

Belgian Hare: A Fancy Rabbit

Belgian hare is quite accurate the origin, at the beginning of the XVIII century from the hand of some students of nature. Which developed this species when they looked for a beautiful and domestic animal as a pet. Using the wild animals, they combined the good qualities of each one. A variety of the color, another for the size, another for the shape, and thus avoid the characteristics that they …

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New Zealand Rabbit: History, Varieties and Uses

New Zealand rabbit was originally developed to meet the demands of the meat and skin trade in the early part of the 20th century. The breed originated in California from rabbits imported from New Zealand. New Zealand rabbits are large animals. The name of the race can deceive us about its origin. These do not come from New Zealand, but from the United States. These white rabbits made their first …

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Californian Rabbit: Discover of Rabbit Farming

The Californian rabbit was the result of the crossing of the New Zealand white, Himalayan, and Chinchilla species in the 1920s. As its name indicates the Californians were created and raised in California. The year was 1923. The objective of this crossing was to obtain a race that gave good flesh and good skin. The breed was not popularized until 15 years after its creation. Today, the Californian is the …

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Netherland Dwarf Rabbit: Cutest Rabbit Breed

Netherland dwarf rabbit is called Dutch because in the S. XVII began to be imported from the port of Holland. They were imported to England and regardless of the English, the color of the rabbit’s cloak (white or colored) began to be called Netherland Dwarf. Another thing to keep in mind in naming the dwarf rabbits is that it does not mean the same DWAR. Dwarf or carrier of the …

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Alaska Rabbit: Black Rabbit with German Roots

The Alaska Rabbit has its origins in Germany. It is a breed of rabbits originally from Germany in the early twentieth century. Rabbit Alaska was created in 1900 by Max Fischer of Gotha and Schmidt of Langensalza. They crossed cigars, Dutch, Himalayas and Champagne d’Argents with the aim of getting a rabbit that looks like the fox of Alaska, which would be profitable in the leather trades of the time. …

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Vienna Rabbit: Origins of the Austrian Blue

The Vienna rabbit is native to Austria, slate blue, with erect ears, head, and strong legs. For some years this breed has begun to emerge in the United Kingdom. Some historians do not know the precise origin of this race that the Belgians believe derived from the Blue of Beveren. Whereas it is very common the belief that descends of the Blue Belier, not missing those who think that it …

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