Monday, September 12, 2011

Insight on which are some of the best and excellent Meat Rabbit Breeds

There are more than 45 breeds of rabbits in the world but only around 17 have a "commercial" (large, plump, tasty) body type is preferred for meat production. Qualities that make some meat rabbit breeds better than others is a higher meat-to-bone ratio, rapid growth, coat color and easy care.

   1st California Adult Size: Medium (70-10 pounds / 3.5 to 4.75 kg) Californian rabbits were made in the USA in 1920 was to provide good meat and fur production. Californians is a hybrid of the Himalayas, Standard Chinchilla and New Zealand white rabbits and currently the second most popular meat producing rabbits in the world. The body is plump, but fine-boned. Californian rabbits look very similar to the Himalayan rabbit predominantly white body and black on the feet, nose, ears and tail. Their average litter size is 6-8 rabbits.
   2nd New Zealand Adult Size: Large (8-12 pounds / 3.6 to 5.4 kg) despite the name, New Zealand rabbits were first bred in America in 1916 for the production of meat and fur and present as a meat Rabbit-the United States. It came in several colors (black, red and white), but the white rabbits are the most popular for meat production because of their large, broad and strong body. When ripe, Bucks weigh from 8 to 10 pounds and women 9 to 12 pounds. New Zealand rabbits were ready to kill fryers after 2 months. Their average size litter is 8-10 rabbits.
   3rd Florida White Adult sizes: Small (4-6 pounds / 1.8 to 2.7 kg) While rabbit is too small, it was bred in Florida in 1960 as a meat rabbit, which also would work for laboratory use. Fur is white with good density and texture, and they have a compact, fleshy body, short neck and small head.
   4th Palomino Adult Size: Large (8-11 pounds / 3.6 to 5 kg) Palomino rabbits had a smaller bone structure than other rabbits, meat, giving you a larger share of the meat. But they take a little longer to grow. Bucks 80-10 pounds and typically range from 9 to 11 pounds. Litter size is usually 8 kit, but can be 6 to 12 years. Palominos come in two colors: Golden & Lynx. The Golden is an orange / golden brown color (as the name suggests) and Lynx are a bit more gray or silver-tone hair. They have a gentle and friendly behavior.
   5th Beveren Adult Size: Medium (8-11 pounds / 3.6 to 5 kg) Beveren is one of the oldest and largest breeds of rabbits in furs, who came from Belgium. Their fur can be blue, white, black, brown and purple. They are a rare breed, but also your head, clean and smart. Fur is pretty long (about 1 1 / 4 to 1 1 / 2 inches), dense and glossy. Race is durable and suitable for meat production because of the large litter size, the young grow fairly quickly and are generally docile and make excellent mothers.

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