New Zealand rabbit

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New Zealand white rabbit.
New Zealand red 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.

The Czech Red Rabbit is a rabbit breed of Czech origin, of which one of the ancestor is New Zealand red rabbit.

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