There are 5 different breeds of anggora rabbits according to their breed breeders, 4 types of angora rabbits among which are recognized by the ARBA American Rabbit Breeders’ Association, namely angora rabbits descended from English, French, Giant and Satin breeders.
While one type of rabbit anggora recognized by the IAGARB or the German Rabbit Association is the German angora rabbit.
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English AnggoraRabbits (Angora Rabbit British Breeds)
Weight:2.0-3.5 kg (4.4-7.7 lb).
Varieties received by ARBA: ruby-eye white, pointed white, self, shaded, agouti, broken.
English angora rabbits are decorated with fur, the growth of fur on the ears and the entire face except above the nose, and the front legs, along with a thick body with fur. Anggora rabbits are very gentle in nature and cute, but they are not recommended for those who do not pay attention to their pets. Their fur is very numerous and dense and needs to be treated twice a week.
French AnggoraRabbits (Angora rabbit breeds French)
Weight:Between 3.5 – 4.5 kg (7.7 – 9.9 lb).
Varieties received arba: agouti, pointed white (pointed white), self (self), shaded (shaded), ticked , wide band, can also brown tones (brown tones), and broken (broken)
The French Angora rabbit is one of the largest Anggora breeds at about 7.5-10 lbs, with a commercial body type. This is in contrast to the English, Giant and German Angora Rabbits which have clean faces and front legs, with only small tassels on the hind legs.
Giant rabbit breeds (Angora rabbit breeds Giant)
Weight: 4.5 kg (9.9 lb) or greater
Varieties received by ARBA: ruby-eyed white
The Angora Giant rabbit is the largest of arba’s accepted Anggora breeds, created by Louise Walsh, from Taunton Massachusetts to be an efficient and sustainable fur-producing rabbit with 16-18% alfalfa-based rabbit feed and hay and living in a wire cage and intended for commercial seedlings.
Types of angora rabbits of Satin breeds (Angora rabbit breeds Satin)
Weight: 3.0-4.5 kg (6.6-9.9 lb).
Varieties received by ARBA: agouti, pointed white, self, shaded, sicked, wide band
The Anggora Satin Rabbit comes from a cross between the Satin Rabbit and the French Angora Rabbit. These angora breeds do not produce as much fleece as other descendants of Angora rabbits. This trait is being improved through selective breeding. Wool wool must have a shiny texture, high smooth, with good guard hair for easy maintenance.
Angora german rabbits breeds
Weight: Reaches 2.0 – 5.5 kg (4.4-12 lb).
Varieties accepted by IAGARB: all (not subject to Arba standards)
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This type of German angora rabbit, while not recognized ARBA is common in the United States and Canada. This type of angora rabbit of German descent looks similar to a giant Anggora. A separate association for German angora rabbits is called the International Association of German Angora Rabbit Breeders or IAGARB.