Carmagnola Grey

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The Carmagnola Grey rabbit is a rare breed from Italy, almost extinct. It is a large chinchilla-colored breed bred for meat.[1] The coat of the Carmagnola Grey exhibits chinchilla coloration. The average weight of an adult Carmagnola Grey is 7.7–9.9 pounds (3.5–4.5 kg). Fewer than 500 specimens were found in a 2002 population study.[2]

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  1. ^ The Carmagnola Grey Rabbit Archived April 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine C. Lazzaroni Dipartamento di Scienze Zootecniche, Università degli Studi di Torino, Via Leonardo da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco,Torino, Italy
  2. ^ Lazzaroni, C. (2002). Khalil, M.H.; Baselga, M (eds.). "The Carmagnola Grey Rabbit (Italy)" (PDF). Rabbit genetic resources in Mediterranean countries. Options Méditerranéennes : Série B. Etudes et Recherches. Zaragoza: CIHEAM - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies. 38: 145–150. Retrieved 17 February 2018.