Cast your mind back to the Year 1983. There were some unforgettable moments: Shergar was stolen Michael Jackson’s Thriller video was aired on MTV for the first time Flashdance and Return of the Jedi were box office hits I got my first rabbit. A Netherland Dwarf called Flopsy. Even at the age of 9 I… Read more »
Posts categorised: Angora Welfare
My Grandad was a Welsh Welter Weight Champion of Wales, but even he would have never witnessed a fight like this one! Someone in my family (I am not pointing any fingers or naming names) didn’t close the gate between the two sets of rabbits. I didn’t notice anything was amiss until I looked into… Read more »
It is always something of a mystery about how much mis-information is circulating around keeping Angora rabbits and showing them. So in an attempt to try to raise awareness and dispel the myths here are a few insights to keeping and showing Angora rabbits in the UK. If you have any questions or queries about… Read more »
Wow have they changed, they are little bundles of fluff now and full of energy and keen to play and run about. They still don’t have names yet and still not 100% on whether they are bucks or does or one of each. The larger potentially is a doe whilst the smaller bunny might be… Read more »
The journey of the two baby English Angora rabbits continues as they start to develop further. This is the end of week 3 so 21 days old now and are quite the characters. As they are being hand reared they are very used to being handled and very friendly and social at such a young… Read more »
They have both survived the first week of hand rearing and are developing well. One is definitely a better feeder than the other and is noticeably larger but both are putting on weight.
So hopefully hand rearing baby Angora rabbits is rarely needed, but in the eventuality that it is, here is some guidance on how to do it. Recently I had a doe who gave birth to a litter of babies, she started to show signs of failing health prior to the birth and sadly died immediately… Read more »
If you want to read more about the Angora rabbit then there are a few books which are available for sale from the National Angora Club and have been written by members of the club including Lesley Hordon, Barbara Pratley and Yvonne Hobbs. Four great books for you to read on the Angora rabbit and… Read more »
This little baby Angora rabbit has damaged ears sadly and both ears have dropped or folded over as opposed to standing upright. It is not known what causes the damage, it could be by being sat on by the mother or one of the other baby bunnies or could be down to the high temperatures… Read more »
Two baby Chocolate English Angora rabbits with their mum out on the grass for the first time and happy to explore the cage.