There are numerous Rabbit Breeds available throughout the world and Some of them are highly productive. Likewise, some breeds are very suitable for farming in India per our weather.
Types of Rabbits in our Farm
New Zealand White
ARBA – American Rabbit Breeders Association in 1917 recognized a breed of rabbit called The American Rabbit. American rabbits have a mandolin body shape and a coat ideal for use as fur. ‘Sweet’ temperament and good mothering abilities are noted in American White rabbits.
The Californian, indeed known as the California White, is a breed of domestic rabbit. It was developed in the early 1920s by George West in Southern California. He crossed Himalayan breeds and the Standard Chinchilla rabbit breed. Furthermore, he then crossed the offspring with New Zealand Whites. Finally, the purpose of this breed was to have a good meat and fur breed. Also, these rabbits are raised for show purposes.
Chinchilla rabbits are a group of three rabbit breeds that have been bred for a coat that resembles that of chinchillas. They are not related to and cannot interbreed with chinchillas, which are a species of rodent. Rabbits are lagomorphs. A mutation diluted the yellow pigment in the hairs to almost white, changing in this way the color of the fur of the wild rabbit (agouti) into chinchilla.
The Dutch rabbit, also known as Hollander or Brabander is easily identifiable by its characteristic color pattern. Most of all It was once the most popular of all rabbit breeds. However, the popularity of the Dutch rabbit dwindled after the dwarf rabbits were developed. Nevertheless, the Dutch rabbit remains one of the top ten most popular breeds worldwide.
The Flemish Giant is a breed of domestic rabbit also known for its large size.
New Zealand White
The New Zealand is a breed of rabbit, which despite the name, is American in origin. The breed originated in California from rabbits imported from New Zealand.