Get to know rabbit types (equipped with pictures)

Rabbit is a farm animal that can be used as cattle and ornamental cattle. The animal belongs to the family Leporidae.  Rabbits have many kinds in all parts of the world. Want to know what kind? Read on Yes!

Choosing an adorable pet rabbit might seem easy. When they are all cute, how can you be wrong? But there are almost 50 breed rabbits that are recognized by the American Breeders Association, and, although many of them make a nice pet for people who once had a rabbit before, not all of them are good pets for the first timer or for families with children.

Here are some types of rabbits that we've summarized in this article. See ya.

Types of Rabbits

Types of Rabbits

1. Anggora Rabbit

It is one of the most popular type of ornamental rabbit. This rabbit originated in Ankara, Turkey. This type of rabbit is divided into 4, namely Anggora English, French Anggora, Anggora Giant, German Anggora.

In general, this rabbit has long, dense feathers. This rabbit weighs about 2-4 kg. Rabbit fur can grow about 2 cm each month. Aside from being an ornamental rabbit, the fur of this type of Anggora is often used as a wool.

Price of Anggora rabbit varies, depending on the type and age. The price of rabbits Anggora aged 1-3 months is about 50,000-250,000 rupiah. While the rabbit Anggora above 3 months the price reaches 250,000-3,000,000 rupiah.

The advantages of this type of rabbit is that the fur can be used for the manufacture of wool. However, this type of rabbit deficiency is worth noting because the origin of this rabbit is not from the tropics so it is easily affected by disease.

The cultivation of Anggora rabbit requires special attention. Feather hygiene should be considered because if the fur is dirty then the rabbit easily exposed to the disease. Cages should also be in dry condition so that the feathers also stay dry. Feed Besides given forage, also mixed using the feed pellets to meet the needs of nutrients, as well as administered vitamins.

2. Lop Rabbit

The next rabbit is the Lop rabbit. This rabbit originated from the Netherlands and is an ornamental type rabbit.

Lop Rabbit has many kind of including English Lop, Dwarf Lop, French Lop, Holland Lop, American Lop, Angora Lop and many more, and the most famous is English Lop rabbit type.

The uniqueness of Lop Rabbit is on his ears. Lop Rabbit ears hung from head to cheek which began to be seen when rabbits were 2-4 months old. The other features of Lop Rabbit are the Pesek nose.  Body size is 12-23 cm.

Lop Rabbit price aged 1-3 months is about 50,000-300,000 rupiah, while rabbits with the age of 3 months more cost about 300,000-4.000.000 rupiah.

Pros of Lop Rabbit as an ornamental rabbit is a unique ear shape like dog ears stuck down and different from other types of rabbits. However, Lop Rabbit needs special attention in its maintenance because this rabbit is easily attacked by disease.

Lop rabbit cultivation should pay attention to the level of stress of the rabbit because this rabbit is easy to stress. Another thing to note in the ornamental rabbit is the cleanliness of cage and livestock comfort.

The feed should also be in accordance with the needs of livestock, concentrates can be administered alternated with forage. Adding vitamins can also be done to maintain the stamina of livestock.

3. The Flemish Giant Rabbit

The Flemish Giant Rabbit is a rabbit that has a large body when compared to other types of rabbits. This rabbit from Argentina originally was a wild rabbit, then in buenabled in Europe.

The Flemish Giant Rabbit has large body characteristics with the lightest weight of 8 kg and the most weight can reach 13 kg, even the largest record reaches 22.23 kg in Guinness World Records. The body length reaches 51 cm and the ear length is up to 15 cm as well as a large foot.

The price of the Flemish Giant rabbit aged 1-3 months ranges between 50,000-300,000 rupiahs and rabbits over 3 months 250,000-3,000,000 rupiah.

The excess of the Flemish Giant Rabbit is a large body shape that can produce more meat than any other rabbit, as well as its distinctive taste in its own flavor. The drawback is that there is often a broken leg in this rabbit because it is too heavy to sustain its large body.

Cultivating the Flemish Giant Rabbit can be done in an open cage/expanse but is given a fence for the rabbit not to blur. Around it can be given a place of rabbit shelter to rest or shelter. Rabbits can be fed forage, concentrate and additional vitamins.

4. Bunny Rex

Rabbit Rex is a rabbit originating in France. Rabbit Rex is a suitable rabbit race in cold areas with a temperature of 5 to 15 °c. This rabbit is used as an ornamental rabbit because of its cute shape, but can also be used as a broiler rabbit.

Rabbit Rex who is often cultivated has two types namely Rex standard a mini Rex. The standard Rex weighs 3.6 to 5 kg, while the mini Rex has a weight of 1.4-2 kg. Rabbit Feather Rex has a teval of about 1-2 cm. The color of fur is recognized as the standard color of the rabbit Rex namely black, blue, castor, lynx, opal, brown, red, white, chinchilla, lilac, Himalayan, broken, and tricolor.

The price of the rabbit Rex aged 1-3 months is about 50,000-300,000 rupiah, while the price of rabbit Rex aged 3 months and above is 300,000-4.000.000 rupiah.

Excess Rabbit Rex is a beautiful fur color so this rabbit is often used as a rabbit contest, besides it can also be used as a rabbit broiler. This rabbit can be trained with a variety of tricks such as called and instructed, besides this rabbit used as a leather producer. Disadvantages of this rabbit is requiring cool and cold air to obtain maximum productivity in the maintenance of this rabbit.

Cultivating the Rex rabbit is just like another kind of ornamental rabbit. Care needs to be done optimally and routinely. It is worth noting that you should not lift rabbits out of their ears. The cage should be clean and dry to avoid illness. Feeding can be intermittent forage and concentrate and additional vitamins. The provision of forage should not be given wet to avoid getting skin diseases.

5. Rabbit Netherland Dwarf

Rabbit Netherland Dwarf is a rabbit originating from the Netherlands. This rabbit has very slow growth. The rabbit was brought to the Dutch and cultivated in Indonesia. This rabbit is in demand lovers of rabbits and nurtured as ornamental rabbit.

The characteristics of this rabbit is that it has a short body, round head, short neck. Heavy rabbit Netherland Dwarf only reaches 1 kg. The color of the rabbit is varied but the most desirable is the rabbit with white fur color and red-colored eyes.

Price of the rabbit Netherland Dwarf is 50,000-200,000 for the age of 1-3 months, and 200,000-1,000,000 for rabbits over 3 months.

Excess Rabbit Netherland Dwarf is the agility that the rabbit has. This rabbit can travel around the room hundreds of times a day. While the disadvantages of this rabbit is difficult to tame because it is a wild rabbit so dangerous to be kept by children. In addition, the rabbit is easily lost if it is not placed in a safe place.

Breeding Rabbit Netherland Dwarf is similar to other types of rabbits in terms of feeding. But the use of the cage should be a large size because this rabbit is very active.

The advantage of this rabbit is its friendly nature, so it is suitable to be used as a pet, but this rabbit is easy to stress and disease if the environment condition is not suitable.

English Lop Rabbit cultivation Tips are necessary to avoid stress. To avoid stress, it can be given adequate feed and given additional vitamins. In addition, when the rabbit is placed in a closed cloth, the cage should be ensured that it is not dirty and not wet so it does not cause disease.

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