The coat color of the Tan Rabbit is artificially bred. The coat color of the tawny rabbit is not fixed, but is made up of color blocks. The Tan Rabbit is not large in size and is usually used for small-scale breeding. There are not many chances to see it in the market.
Morphological Characteristics of Tan Rabbit
The Tan Rabbit has two different colors, which is a disadvantage left in the breeding of this breed. The Rabbit has a medium body size. It is more suitable for pet rabbits or domestic rabbits. Now more often Used for pet rabbits.
Appearance of the Tan Rabbit: The Rabbit is a pet rabbit with a standard weight of 4 to 6 pounds and is one of the medium-sized rabbits. Their original color was black, and they were later bred to yellow-brown in 1887. Therefore, This kind of Rabbit have two different colors. The body shape of Tan Rabbit is mostly in two extremes, one is very thin, the other is very heavy and large, and is a good runner.
The history of breeding Tan Rabbit: The original color of the Rabbit was black, but around 1887, a hare enthusiast in the United States conducted a rabbit mixed experiment and put the original black tawny rabbits. The rabbits were mixed into today’s yellowish-brown appearance, and the entire mixed experiment was only successful after about 3 to 4 mixed breedings. At the same time, in Derbyshire, the United States, the production and display of successful mixed tawny rabbits were also started, and rabbits were bought, sold and traded. The Tawny Rabbit Club was established in 1891, which allowed the international community to learn more about the tawny rabbit breed.
Main Points of Raising Tan Rabbit
This rabbit’s food can be carried out according to local crop habits. Some strawberries can be fed in summer and hay can be fed in winter. Tan Rabbit are relatively easy to feed. As long as it is a reasonable food, there is no problem. So, what kind of food is reasonable for this Rabbit?
Food not to be fed: Stirring vegetables such as onions, leeks, garlic, etc. should not be fed to Tan Rabbit. In addition, chocolate is prone to food poisoning, so it should be absolutely avoided.
Vegetables: carrots, sweet potatoes, cabbage (cabbage), cucumbers, radish leaves, pumpkins, green vegetables. When feeding vegetables, they must be washed and drained before feeding.
Fruits: oranges, bananas, grapes, apples, strawberries. When feeding fruits, the drinking water of Tan Rabbit should be appropriately reduced to regulate water absorption.
Grasses: shepherd’s purse, plantain, dandelion, chickweed.
Other foods: tofu residue, bread.
It is not easy to equip Tan Rabbit with a variety of nutritious vegetables every day, so it is more convenient to buy ready-made special rabbit food for feeding. The nutritional formula in the special rabbit food is very comprehensive, just add some grass, vegetables and fruits appropriately.
Most of the special rabbit food contains deodorant substances, so that even if your Tan Rabbit is kept in the bedroom, you will not feel any odor. In addition, there are also special hard foods for molar teeth of this kind of Rabbit, which can prevent rabbits from growing too long.