|phylum||Chordata||This page is for toy rabbits that are of a domestic type such as would occur with farm series. See Rabbit for the inclusion of wild species. A domestic rabbit or more commonly known as simply the rabbit is any of the several varieties of European rabbit that have been domesticated. Domestic rabbits have been used as sources of food and wool, research subjects, and as pets.
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The Checkered Giant rabbit is a breed of rabbit developed in Europe. In the UK the breed is known as Giant Papillon. Mature Checkered Giant bucks should weigh at least 11 pounds (5.0 kg), and mature does 12 pounds (5.4 kg), but there is no specified maximum weight. The Checkered Giant is outweighed by the Giant Chinchilla and Flemish Giant. The Checkered Giant is considered a show rabbit rather than a meat rabbit. The Checkered Giant is one of only 11 breeds with defined markings. Body type markings differ between European and American Checkered Giants, although they are considered the same breed.
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The Mini Lop is a very popular rabbit breed that is featured in numerous rabbit shows throughout the United States and is also kept as a pet. The Mini Lop is the smallest non-dwarfed lop. The ideal Mini Lop is described as being a "basketball with a head". Judges like to see a nice rounded body with thick depth, long thick ears, a wide head and thick bone. To get more information about the breed, visit the Wikipedia entry.
The Netherland Dwarf is a breed of domestic rabbit that originated in the Netherlands. Weighing 1.1–2.5 pounds (0.50–1.13 kg), the Netherland Dwarf is one of the smallest rabbit breeds. Read more on Wikipedia
The Tan rabbit is a small fancy breed of rabbit shown throughout the world. Tans come in four varieties: black, blue, chocolate and lilac, often called Black-and-tan, Blue-and-tan etc. Full grown Tans weigh 4-6 pounds.
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