Continental Giant rabbit
The Continental Giant, also known as the German Giant, is a very large breed of rabbit which was originally bred for meat. It is recognized by the British Rabbit Council in two categories, colored and white, but is not recognized as a breed by the American Rabbit Breeders Association.
The longest Continental Giant on record is approximately 4 feet 4 inches (c. 132 cm) in length, and the heaviest weighs 53 lbs (c. 24kg). The average lifespan for the breed is 4–5 years. The record for the longest Continental Giant has been held by the breeder Annette Edwards since 2004, across three generations of rabbits.
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- BRC Breed Standard - Coloured
- BRC Breed Standard - White
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