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Rabbit Breeds - Florida White

Breed Facts

Breed Slogan

The Little White Rabbit That Fills So Many Needs

Showroom Varities

Standard

Groups & Colors

The only color for this rabbit is white.

Weight

Junior Weight: Minimum 2.25 pounds, not over 4.5 pounds
Senior Weight: 4-6 pounds, ideal weight 5 pounds

Appearance

This all white rabbit is one of the smaller breeds raised for its meat quality.

Coat Type

Florida Whites have flyback fur

General Personality

This is generally a very gentle breed.


ARBA Schedule of Points

General Type....65

...Body
...Head&Ears

55
10

Fur.................20
Color...............5
Condition............10
TOTAL POINTS....100

Breed History

Country of Orgin

United States

Founder

Orville Milikin

Brief History

The breed was created using a combination of three breeds including and REW Dutch, a polish and a New Zealand. Fibber McGehee also worked on improving the breed. He also used New Zealands and Polish. The breed was developed to be a smaller, easy to raise meat breed.

Year of ARBA Acceptance

1967

Conservation Status

Florida White is not in danger.


Recommended Breeders


Breed Links

National Club

Florida White Rabbit Breeders Association

Regional Clubs

Local/State Clubs


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