Body Parts
Breeds and Breeding
Colors, markings and fur types

This group is considered a good meat type, but in a category lighter in weight and shorter in body length. Some differ in shape of body, being round or tubular, while others are the conventional broader type. The width, depth and length are controlled by the differences in weight within the group.

What is Compact

Diseases that are transmissible from humans to animals (and vice versa).
What is Zoonotic diseases
The weight of a rabbit before it is dressed for market.
What is Live Weight
Texture, Density, Sheen, Luster, Undercolor, Ring Color and Surface Color are terms used to describe what?
What is Fur
Can be harvested 3-4 times a year.
What is Wool
The after-portion or posterior section of the body, made up of loins, hips, hind legs, and rump.
What are Hindquarters
A hard swelling or isolated collection of pus or purulent matter occuring in the rabit's skin. Accompanied by localized fever and heat.
What is Abscess
A breeding program involving the mating of closely related rabbit stock, such as brother and sister.
What is Inbreeding
Buck/Doe, Vent Disease, Hutch Burn, Split Penis, Descended Testicles in Int/Sr are terms used to describe what?
What is a rabbit's Sex
Lionhead, English Angora, French Angora, Giant Angora, Satin Angora, American fuzzy lop, Jersey Wooly are examples of what?
What are Wooly breeds
Organ in the doe in which developing kits are contained and nourished before birth. Also called the womb.
What is Uterus
"Bloat" or "Scours", best demonstrated in the live animal by shaking it close to the ear, sounds as if it is full of fluid.
What is Enteritis or Mucoid enteritis
When a Kit should open its eyes.
What is Day 10 or 11
A commercial Type Rabbit that is over tucked, giving the illusion of depth, but creating a flat spot behind the hip and an undercut appearance.
What is Over Posed
This breed comes in a wide range of colours and patterns, is one of the smallest breeds, is a short compact animal with a round head and a short neck, ears ideally only 2".
What is Netherland Dwarf
The projecting portion of the head surrounding the mouth, nose, and lower jaw.
What is Muzzle
Having a milky film over the cornea or appearance similar to a moonstone. Colored eyes have an extremely light iris giving a glazed appearance.
What is Wall eyes or moon eyes
Feed that is fed in the green stage such as green grass and vegetables.
What are Succulent Feeds
American, Giant Angora, Beveren, Blanc de Hotot, Californian, Champagne d'Argent, Checkered Giant, American Chinchilla, Giant Chinchilla, Cinnamon, Creme d'Argent, Flemish Giant, English Lop, French Lop, New Zealand, Palomino, Satin, and Silver Fox are all examples of what?
What is Six Class
This breed resulted from a genetic mutation found first in a litter of Havanas. The fur appears more brilliant in color compared to normal furred rabbits, because the hair shaft has a smaller diameter and the hair is also more transparent. The are a commercial type with one of the best meat to bone ratios.
What is Satin
A harmonious proportion of head, ears, legs, and body structure conforming to the standard type of the breed represented.
What is Symmetry
Rare infectious zoonotic disease known as Rabbit Fever or Deer Fly Fever, mainly affects mammals, especially rodents, rabbits and hares, although it can also infect birds, sheep, and domestic animals, such as dogs, cats and hamsters.
What is Francisella tularensis
You should palpate an expectant doe between this time frame.
What is 10-14 days
Abscess, Tumor, Abnormalities, Pigeon Breast, Blemishes, Mastitis are terms used to describe what?
What is Belly
Weakness of self color in the fur of both fore and hind feet, appearing in the form of white or lighter colored bars running across the feet. Acts as a severe cut or penalty in scoring. Occurs more often in the agouti breeds than in selfs.
What are Shadow bars