Cashmere Lops (long haired rabbit small standard size)
Origin: developed from the Dutch Dwarf Lop
(above a Cashmere Sealpoint - picture courtesy of Fur & Feather)
Originates from characteristics appearing in Dwarf Lops, the mutation was developed by breeders and the new standardised bread was recognised by the British Rabbit Council in the 1980’s. Produced in many colours.
Difficult to keep requiring special accommodation, grooming and handling. Seek expert advice.
Small standard sized rabbit 4 - 5.4 lbs (2.15-2.381 kgs)
For further information about this breed please contact:
National Cashmere Lop Club: Mr S Whincup-Grindey 01283 211180
Article by: The Pet Owners Association/Fur & Feather Magazine
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