Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Lionhead

Contributor(s): Owen Davies

Specification

Picture

  • Lionhead   Lionhead: 10 weeks      Lionhead: 4 years  .

General information

  • Originated in Belgium, but only recognized in Great Britain.
  • Well-tempered and friendly makes lovely pet as well as show rabbit.
  • Does not require large amount of grooming, but needs particular attention around the neck.
  • Will rear large litters (5-7) and does are excellent mothers.
  • Also Lionhead Lop.

 

Biological data

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Disease common to different rabbit types

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Ancestry

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • British Rabbit Council & Pet Plan (1999)The Rabbit List.(For a free copy, send an A5 SAE to The Rabbit List, Pet Plan Ltd, Computer House, Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 9DX, UK.)
  • Sandford J C (1996)The Domestic Rabbit.5th Edn: Blackwell Sciences. pp 60. ISBN 0 632 03894 2.
  • Okerman L (1994)diseases of Domestic Rabbits.2nd Edn: Blackwell Sciences. pp 140-141. ISBN 0 632 03804 7.
  • Brown M (1982)Exhibition and Pet Rabbits.2nd Edn: Triplegate Ltd. pp 122-124. ISBN 0 862 30050 9.

Websites

 

Organizations

  • American Rabbit Breeders Association, PO Box 426, Bloomington, IL 61702, USA. Tel: +1 309 664 7500; Fax: +1 309 664 0941; Email:arbapost@aol.com; Website:http://www.arba.net.
  • The Rabbit Welfare Association, PO Box 603, Horsham, West Sussex RW13 5WL, UK.  Tel: +44 (0)870 046 5249; Website:http://www.houserabbit.co.uk.
  • British Rabbit Council, Purefoy House, 7 Kirkgate, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1AD, UK.  Tel: +44 (0)1636 676042; Website:http://www.thebrc.org.
  • House Rabbit Society, 1524 Benton Street, Alameda, CA 94501, USA. Website:http://www.rabbit.org.
  • National Lionhead Rabbit Club: Mrs S Davies (Acting secretary), National Lionhead Rabbit Club, 54 Buccleuch Street, Kettering, Northants NN16 9EE. Tel/Fax: 01536 503680.


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