Blanc de Termonde

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The Blanc de Termonde is breed of domestic rabbit that originated in Belgium[1] It was developed from Flemish Giant and Beveren stock,[2] originally for commercial meat production.

The Blanc de Termonde is an albino rabbit; therefore, its coat is white and its eyes are pink ("ruby-eyed white"). It weighs 4.0–5.5 kilograms (8.8–12.1 lb).[1]

This breed is currently recognised by the British Rabbit Council (BRC),[3] by whom it is designated as rare. This breed is not currently recognised by the American Rabbit Breeders Association.[4] In Italy, this breed is known as the Bianco di Termonde and is considered rare.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Corridone, Roberto. "Bianco di Termonde - Blanc de Termonde". Istruzione agraria online ("Agricultural Education Online") (in Italian). Atlante delle razze di Conigli ("Atlas of Rabbit Breeds"). Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  2. ^ Brown, Meg; Richardson, Virginia (1 April 2002). Rabbitlopaedia: A Complete Guide to Rabbit Care (pbk ed.). Ringpress Books Ltd. p. 119. ISBN 978-1860541827.
  3. ^ "Breed Standards 2016-2020" (PDF). The British Rabbit Council. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  4. ^ "ARBA Recognized Breeds". American Rabbit Breeders Association. Retrieved 5 March 2018.