French Angora

  Breed History/Origin Out of all five Angora rabbit breeds (of which four are recognized by the ARBA), the French Angora is arguably the closest in resembling the “original” Angora that was brought from Ankara (Angora), Turkey in 1723 to France by sailors. The first Angora to set foot in America was called the “Angora Wooler” and […]

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Belgian Hare

  Breed History/Origin This rabbit breed’s lengthy history originates in 18th century Belgium where they were developed using selective breeding tactics from domestic and wild European rabbits with the intention of making a hearty meat. They were imported as early as 1856 into England,  and dubbed the “Belgian Hare”, but it wasn’t until 1873 that a man […]

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