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Breeds of Rabbit

breeds - New Zealand white - Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: New Zealand white
Origin: America
Purpose: used for meat, pelts, show, and laboratory uses

breeds - New Zealand red- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: New Zealand red
Origin: America
Purpose: used for meat, pelts, show, and laboratory uses

breeds - The Giant Chinchilla- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: The Giant Chinchilla
Origin: The Giant Chinchilla is a result of crosses between Chinchilla and Flemish Giant breeds; it originates in the United States.
Purpose: This breed is used primarily as a commercial meat rabbit

breeds - The Californian rabbit- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: The Californian rabbit
Origin: crossed Himalayan breeds and the Standard Chinchilla rabbit breed and then crossed the offspring with New Zealand Whites. developed in Southern California.
Purpose: to have a good meat breed that also had a good quality pelt

breeds - The Himalayan rabbit- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: The Himalayan rabbit
Origin: no definite records that clearly state where the breed may have originated
Purpose: it was raised for its white pelt

breeds - Dutch rabbit- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: Dutch rabbit
Origin: is from the Netherlands, it was actually developed in England
Purpose: popular both as pets and among show breeders

breeds - Angora rabbit- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: Angora rabbit
Origin: originating in Ankara (historically known as Angora)
Purpose: for their long Angora wool, this may be removed by shearing, combing, or plucking

breeds - Polish rabbit- Rabbit - vetbook.in Name: Polish rabbit
Origin: in England
Purpose: used as a fancy exhibition breed and pets

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