Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

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Use: The Holland Lop rabbit breed is a dwarf breed known to be excited, people-oriented and affectionate. Photo Courtesy Bowtie, Inc./ Isabelle Francais

 

History: The Holland Lop rabbit breed originates in Holland. It descends from a French Lop-Netherland Dwarf cross and an English Lop. Courtesy Bowtie, Inc./ Isabelle Francais

 

Conformation: The Holland Lop rabbit is a dwarf breed of lop. It has a short, thick body and a strong, defined ridge protrudes from its crown. The Holland Lop rabbit breed’s size is less than 4 pounds. The recognized color varieties are self-agouti (chinchilla, castor agouti, opal, lynx), broken, self (black, blue, chocolate, lilac, white), shaded (frosted pearl, sable, sable point, seal, smoke pearl, tortoise), ticked (silver/silver fox, steel) and wide band (cream, fawn, orange, red).

 

Special Considerations/Notes: The Holland Lop rabbit breed is known to be excited, people-oriented, affectionate and sensitive to its owner. Its life expectancy is 5 to 8 years.


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