Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Rex

Contributor(s): British Rabbit Council

Specification

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  • Castor Rex   Castor Rex  .

Variations

  • There are 8 different Rex varieties:
    • Self Rex.
    • Shaded.
    • Tan Patterned.
    • Agouti.
    • Other (varieties).
    • Satin.
    • Rough coated.
    • Miniature.

General information

  • The Castor Rex   Castor Rex  is the original Rex.
  • The Miniature Rex   Miniature Rex  is a smaller version of the Standard Rex.
  • Within the 8 Rex breeds, there are about 150 different color variations.
  • The Miniature Rex   Miniature Rex  is the newest breed, first recognized in 1990.
  • The Black Rex   Black Rex  is one of the most popular Rex variety.

Biological data

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Disease common to different rabbit types

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ANCESTRY

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Breeders

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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 50-55. ISBN 0 6320 3894 2.
  • Okerman L (1994)diseases of Domestic Rabbits.2nd Edn: Blackwell Sciences. pp 140-141. ISBN 0 6320 3804 7.
  • Brown M (1982)Exhibition and Pet Rabbits.2nd Edn: Triplegate Ltd. pp 167-174. ISBN 0 8623 0050 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)1403 267658; 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.


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