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    The Britannia Petite is a breed that has been successfully bred and protected, so its appearance does not look round and round. This is because the hare is more suitable for running in the wild environment, so the Britannia Petite can also be regarded as a success One of the breeds of hare.

    Morphological Characteristics of Britannia Petite

    The Britannia Petite are relatively thin, with tighter muscles, wide ears, and stand upright behind their heads. They look alert. The introduced miniature rabbits have a petite stature, some weighing less than one kilogram.

    Britannia Petite are petite and originated in England and Poland. When they were brought to the United States and accepted by the American Rabbit Trade Association, they had a recognized breed name “Britannia Petite”. Now Britannia Petite have been shown to have multiple colors in their eyes. Initially, the American Rabbit Industry Association only approved white small Britannia Petite with ruby ​​eyes, but since then, it has accepted four colors: black, black otter, chestnut, and sable. In addition to the original Britannia Petite with ruby ​​eyes, there are now 5 Britannia Petite approved by the American Rabbit Trade Association.

    The Britannia Petite was once larger than the current breed. The ideal weight of Britannia Petite is about 1 kg. They are one of the smallest breeds of domestic rabbits. The small Britannia Petite has a bright and upright stature and is well balanced. Breeding small British rabbits must be patient and master the correct breeding methods, so that they have the opportunity to show their beautiful upright posture. Because they are a positive bunny, they don’t need too much urging to show off their charming side when showing.

    Main Points of Breeding Britannia Petite

    The most suitable food for Britannia Petite is hay, rabbit food and water. Of course, some vegetables can be provided to him within a certain range, but we need all choices for the types of vegetables. Not all vegetables are suitable for it. .

    The water content of vegetables is about 85%, the crude fiber content is low, the palatability is good, and the rabbits are more greedy. If the young rabbits are fed with vegetable leaves within 90 days, they will have diarrhea in only a few days. If rabbits have diarrhea after eating vegetables, they should stop feeding vegetables, add more green hay, dry leaves, and mix 2% charcoal powder or 2% medicinal charcoal into the mixture or mix for treatment.

    Cruciferous vegetables such as mustard, rape, and radish contain glucosinolates. Under the action of myrosinase, it can generate toxins such as nitrile, which can damage the liver and kidney of rabbits. Therefore, cruciferous vegetables should be fed as little as possible. Feeding rabbits with vegetables harmed by aphids and Pieris rapae can cause rabbit conjunctivitis, stomatitis, gastroenteritis, rhinitis, vaginitis, abdominal pain and diarrhea. When feeding rabbits with vegetables correctly, they should also feed some feeds with low water content (bran, etc.) and feeds with high crude fiber content (dry leaves, etc.). The vegetables you feed the rabbits should be fresh and free of dew.

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