Barney, a silver fox rabbit
, and Aqua, who came into the centre because of a welfare issue, are just two of the rabbits at the RSPCA Great Ayton.
The Silver Fox rabbit
was the third breed developed in the United States.
The Silver Fox Rabbit was the second rabbit to be truly American-bred, with the first being the American Blue.
For more information on the Silver Fox Rabbit, visit these websites:
After several months and a drive of a few hundred miles, we returned with our first Silver Fox Rabbits.
We expanded our rabbitry in 2009 by remodeling an existing 12-by-17-foot shed to accommodate 30 holes for our Silver Fox Rabbits.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox rabbits
on about the great business opportunities outside Europe but he's like a rabbit caught in the headlights when it comes to landing them.
I was enjoying the July/August 2010 issue of GRIT and the article on preserving the Silver Fox Rabbits
("Preserving Silver Fox Rabbits
") when I was tickled to see that two of the photos were our very own Kids Farm rabbits at The Smithsonian's National Zoo where I worked the last 10 years of my Smithsonian career.
They are a cross between Belgian Dwarf and Mini Swiss Fox rabbits
, and were bought by Jean, who is assistant kiosk manager.
On the web Learn the ins and outs of raising Silver Fox Rabbits
, an endangered heritage breed.
They are born black or blue, and similar to how a Dalmatian gets its spots, young Silver Fox rabbits
develop their "silvering" over the course of several months.