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Rabbit Glossary

 
Below you will find a listing of various terms related to pet and wild rabbits.
 
Buck
A male rabbit.
 
Breeder
A person who breeds rabbits with the intent of perfection in relation to the acceptable standards for the breed.
 
Crown
The top part of a rabbits’ head.
 
Dam
This is a female rabbit that has already had one or more offspring.
 
Doe
A female rabbit.
 
Flat Coat
A low-density coat that appears to cling to the rabbits body.
 
Silvered
This occurs when there are many silver-tipped hairs throughout the rabbits coat that give it a glimmering silver appearance
 
Slipping Coat
A rabbits coat that is shedding fast and in great quantities.
 
Tattoo
When referring to rabbits this is a unique identification number that is put on their ear to permanently identify them
 
Trio
Refers to one male and two female rabbits.
 
Wool
When discussing rabbits this refers to a rabbit with hair 3 to 5 inches in length. Typically Angora Rabbits are the only ones that fall into this category.
 
 
 
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