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Wheaten rabbit

Photograph / Copyright The British Rabbit Council. Used with permission.

Oryctolagus cuniculus domesticus - Domestic rabbit

 

Wheaten

Alternative names: --

Ring size: D (D374)

Weight: 2.49 - 3.17 kg (5 1/2 - 7 lb). (D374)

Additional Information:

  • A fine-boned rabbit with a short head and moderately short, strong, upright ears. The dense, silky coat is 2.54 cm (one inch) long, lies close to the body and has numerous guard hairs. It "rolls-back" when stroked the wrong way. It is a Wheaten (pale yellow or fawn, the colour of wheat) colour, lighter on the flanks, rump and chest. The eyes are dark hazel and the nails horn. (D374)