Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011


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Use: The Polish rabbit breed descended from the white hutch rabbit and was first bred as a ruby-eyed white rabbit. Photo Courtesy Marylou Zarbock


History: The Polish rabbit breed originates from England. Descending from the white hutch rabbit, it was first bred as a ruby-eyed white rabbit, and other color varieties were later developed. Courtesy Marylou Zarbock


Conformation: The Polish rabbit is a small, compact breed and has very short ears that are set close together. The Polish’s fur is short, fine and dense with a glossy sheen. The Polish rabbit breed’s size is about 3 pounds. The recognized color varieties are black, blue, chocolate, blue-eyed white and ruby-eyed white.


Special Considerations/Notes: The Polish rabbit breed is known to have an active and friendly temperament. Its life expectancy is 5 to 8 years.

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