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Rabbit Breeds - English Spot

Breed Facts

Breed Slogan

The Spotted Beauty

Showroom Varities

Black, Blue, Chocolate, Gold, Gray, Lilac, Tortoise

Weight

Junior Weight: Minimum weight 3 pounds, not over 6 pounds
Senior Bucks: 5-8 pounds, ideal weight 6 pounds
Senior Does: 5-8 pounds, ideal weight 7 pounds

Appearance

English spots are a running breed known for its herringbone or mark down the back and then the pattern of spots from the shoulders through the loin. Face markings include eye circles and a butterfly

Coat Type

English Spots have flyback fur

General Personality

English Spots are a very active breed.


ARBA Schedule of Points

General Type....35

Body
Feet&Legs
Head&Ears

25
6
4

Fur....................8
Color..................8
Markings......44

Butterfly
Eye Circles
Cheek Spots
Ear Markings
Herringbone/Spine
Side Ptrn/Sweep
Graduation
Balance

4
4
4
2
10
6
8
6

Condition...............5
TOTAL POINTS....100

Breed History

Country of Orgin

England

Founder

Unknown

Brief History

The English Spot is believed to be one of the oldest breeds of fancy rabbits.It is thought to have been derived from Checkered Giants. Although in England since the 1850's, it made its way to the United States around 1910.

Year of ARBA Acceptance

1924

Conservation Status

English Spots are currently not at risk


Recommended Breeders


Breed Links

National Club

American English Spot Rabbit Club

Regional Clubs
Local/State Clubs

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