New Zealand rabbit
New Zealand rabbits are a breed of rabbit, which despite the name, are American in origin. New Zealand rabbits are available in four ARBA-recognized colors: [New Zealand white rabbit, New Zealand red rabbit, New Zealand black rabbit, and New Zealand Broken rabbit(color mingled with white)]. Although, cross breeding can result in many different combinations of the three basic pigmentations. There are efforts with certificates of development on a blue variety. The Red has bright golden red fur with a slightly harsher fat. The darker the fur the darker the meat, although all rabbit meat is white meat. One of the larger breed of rabbit, it can weigh anywhere from 9 lb. to 12 lb (5 kg). New Zealands are a breed that can be used for meat, pelts, show, and laboratory uses. Adult New Zealands are less aggressive than other breeds although not all are perfect little rabbits.
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