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Rabbit Breeds - Flemish Giant

Breed Facts

Breed Slogan

The Universal Breed

Showroom Varities

Black, Blue, Fawn, Light Gray, Sandy, Steel Gray, White

Weight

Junior Weight: Minimum weight 6.5 pounds
Intermediate Weight: age only
Senior Bucks: 13 pounds or over
Senior Does: 14 pounds or over

Appearance

Flemish Giants are a large breed of rabbit. They are to be balanced throughout.

Coat Type

Flemish Giants have rollback fur

General Personality

Although large, Flemish Giants are known for their gentle temperament.


ARBA Schedule of Points

General Type....55

Body
Head
Ears
Eyes
Feet&Legs
Tail

35
7
4
2
6
1

Fur....................15
Color..................20
Condition..............10
TOTAL POINTS....100

Breed History

Country of Orgin

Unknown

Founder

Unknown

Brief History

No one knows the origin of Flemish Giants for sure. They were in Europe during the 16th and 17th century. There is some records that indicate the breed may have originated in South America. Records of travelers from Flanders in the 1860's was the first verifiable record of the Flemish Giant. The national breed club was formed in 1915 in the United States.

Year of ARBA Acceptance

Conservation Status

Flemish Giants are currently not at risk


Recommended Breeders


Breed Links

National Club

National Federation of Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeders

Regional Clubs

Eastern States Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeders Association
Central States Flemish Giant Rabbbit Breeders
Southern Flemish Giant Rabbit Specialty Club

Local/State Clubs

Ohio Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeders Association


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