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White Rabbits are the oldest rabbit breeds in China. They are relatively small in size and compact in size. They are meat-based breeds. Although they are resistant to rough feeding, the meat production rate is not high, so they are more suitable. Domesticated, not suitable for intensive farms.

Scientific Name:  White Rabbit

In addition to white rabbits, there are also yellowish-brown, hemp-black, black, and gray among native rabbits, but the majority are white.

Life habits: good adaptability, strong disease resistance, is an ideal breeding material. Breeding habits: Adult rabbit weighs 2.0~2.5kg and body length is 35~40cm. Sexual maturity is earlier and fertility is higher.

The female rabbit has 5-6 pairs of nipples, with an annual litter of 5-6 litters, and the average litter size is 7-9, with a maximum of 15 or more.

Body features

White rabbits have been the most abundant breeds in our rural areas for a long time. This is an animal with strong reproduction rate and adaptability. It can grow well no matter where in World, Reproduction. White rabbits are also called cabbage rabbits, and they have settled all over the country, among which Chengdu and Sichuan have the largest number.

The white rabbit is a small rabbit. The newborn baby weighs about 50 grams, and can reach 1.8 kg to 2.3 kg in adulthood. The female rabbit is heavier than the male rabbit. Although the body is small, the white rabbit’s body is compact and well-proportioned, with a clear face and a short vertical ear.

The coat is short, dense and soft, in addition to pure white, there are black, gray, blue purple and flower color. Among the rabbits of different colors, only the eyes of white rabbits are red, and the eyes of the rest of the rabbits are black or brown. As a native, the most outstanding advantage is the strong vitality.

White rabbits have a good adaptability to the external environment, rarely appear to be unacceptable, and are very resistant to disease. Among the pet rabbits, it is not uncommon to be as white as a white rabbit. In the traditional “five elements” of Africa, white is classified as “gold”, which symbolizes lightness and abundance, as well as purity.

The ancients often wore ornaments of white rabbits as auspicious things that favored each other and avoided evil.

Nursing knowledge

The advantages and disadvantages of white rabbits are very clear. In feeding, different feeding methods can avoid disadvantages and exert advantages, and white rabbits are a valuable genetic resource and can play a good role in breeding.

The  white rabbit is a small early-maturing breed, with a newborn weight of 35-50 grams; a 30-day-old weaning weight of 300-450 grams, a 3-month-old weighing 1.2-1.3 kg; an adult female rabbit weighing 2.2-2.5 kg, and a male rabbit 1.8-2.3 Kilograms, the fertility is strong, mainly reflected in the high conception rate of “blood matching” (80% to 90%), with an annual output of 6 to 8 fetuses, with an average of 6.5 litters.

The meat is delicious and the slaughter rate of adult rabbits is over 50%. The female rabbit has mild temperament, strong lactation ability, and the young rabbit has high vigor. Good adaptability and strong disease resistance, it is an ideal breeding material. Adult rabbit weighs 2.0~2.5kg and body length is 35~40cm.

Sexual maturity is earlier and fertility is higher. The nipples of female rabbits are 5-6 pairs. The annual litter size is 5-6 fetuses. The average fetus size is 7-9 litters, with a maximum of 15 or more.

Living Environment

When white rabbits raise white rabbits, it is necessary to provide a good breeding environment, but in the breeding, some daily necessities are optional. Here is a brief introduction to what you need to feed white rabbits, the owner can according to the situation Increase or decrease. Set up all the equipment: cages, mats, toilets, food bowls, straw boxes, drinking fountains, things for grinding teeth, things for grinding claws, pet nail clippers, ice boxes, etc. Needless to say, the cage needs to be purchased.

If you need it, buy a special one for a few hundred dollars. It can be sprayed against urine. If you don’t need it, you can use an ordinary cage instead. It’s cheap. The pads can be made of plastic or straw.

Don’t buy straw if you don’t use the toilet, you can’t use it when you pull urine on it. Be careful not to let bunnies step on the wire directly. They don’t look like cats or dogs. Broken; the toilet, I don’t think I have to look at myself. I bought it and bothered to train him to use the toilet. I didn’t bother to follow the bunny butt and clean up the urine.

Feeding Points

In the breeding of white rabbit young rabbits, whether the diet is proper is one of the keys to successful breeding, so what can rabbits eat in order to be healthier? The rearing of young rabbits is not much different from that of adult rabbits, but adult rabbits will be more easily reared only if the eating habits are fixed during the young rabbits.

First, the diet should be a single young rabbit’s diet, the first thing to do is to be single, which helps the young rabbit’s digestive tract to adapt to the food and prevent indigestion. Young rabbit food (choose one), alfalfa grass, Timothy grass, cold water, nothing else. There are no nutritional supplements unless there is a disease. Vegetables, fruits, and snacks are not allowed. Other types of grass, such as oat grass, are also unnecessary.

Here, a lot of information, including pet doctors, will say that young rabbits eat young rabbit food and alfalfa. Timothy is eaten by adult rabbits. The reason why Timothy grass is added here is to prevent the rabbits from changing grass after adulthood.

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