The Florida White Rabbit is a very ordinary white rabbit of medium size, with white hair and red eyes because it has no pigmentation. It is raised in large numbers all over the world and is a very common rabbit breed.
Morphological Characteristics of Florida White Rabbit
The size of the Florida White Rabbit is relatively short. This is not an excellent breed of meat rabbit, but it is indeed a missing part of the purebred rabbit gene. There are also a lot of breeding in our country, most of the time. Used to breed new varieties.
The Florida White Rabbit is an early-maturing small breed, with a newborn weight of 35-50 grams; a 30-day-old weaning weight of 300-450 grams, a 3-month-old weight of 1.2-1.3 kilograms; an adult female rabbit’s weight of 2.2-2.5 kilograms, male rabbits 1.8~ 2.3 kilograms, strong fecundity, mainly reflected in the “blood match” conception rate (80% to 90%), 6-8 births per year, and an average of 6.5 litters. It has good adaptability and strong disease resistance, making it an ideal breeding material.
Adult rabbits weigh 2.0-2.5kg and length 35-40cm. Sexual maturity is earlier and fecundity is higher. Female rabbits have 5-6 pairs of nipples, 5-6 litters per year, 7-9 litters per fetus, and up to 15 or more.
The Florida White Rabbit has poor meat production performance due to its small size and slow growth rate. However, his reproductive ability and his own lactation ability are still good breeding mothers.
Main Raising Points of Florida White Rabbits
The food of the Florida White Rabbit is mainly vegetarian. You can provide it with some pasture, vegetables, water turtles and rabbit food. Usually a rabbit food and pasture are the main food, supplemented by snacks. At the same time, pay attention to the precautions when changing the food. The material was changed suddenly.
The choice of rabbit food: The most necessary thing for the Florida White Rabbit is the staple food. It is designed according to the stomach, body and eating habits of the Florida White Rabbit. It has a very good effect on the growth and development of Florida white rabbits! Now domestic food is imported and domestically produced. There are also many brands.
The choice of pasture: It is indispensable for the Florida White Rabbit, there are alfalfa grass, Timothy, dandelion grass, mint flowers and plants… many kinds, and many brands. It is recommended to provide unlimited supply for 24 hours.
Precautions for Food Exchange of Florida White Rabbits
- The reasons for changing the feed for rabbits are usually as follows: change of growth stage (juvenile→adulthood→o-ld age), teeth are too long, must be replaced with feed that has a molar effect, overweight or overweight, disease (Such as urolithiasis, etc.), changes in the breeding environment (such as adoption or picking up), the use of improper feed (such as meat rabbit feed or no feed at all), new products or a whim of the owner.
- The feed change takes seven days:
Day 1: Mix the old and new feed at a ratio of 1:3
Day 3: Mix the old and new feed at a ratio of 1:2
Day 5: Mix the old and new feed at a ratio of 1:1
Day 7: All new feed
- During the food change period, observe the rabbit’s food intake and the consumption ratio of the new and old feed, and judge the impact of the change of the feed on the rabbit from the size, color and shape of the feces. If there is diarrhea or complete refusal to eat, it must be renewed Review the ratio of old and new foods and the ability of rabbits to adapt to new foods.