Lionhead is a breed of domestic rabbit recognized by the British Rabbit Council (BRC) and by the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA). The Lionhead rabbit has a wool mane encircling the head, reminiscent of a male lion as its name implies. Other Lionhead characteristics include a high head mount, compact upright body type, short well-furred 2- to 3-inch ears, and a weight of 2.5 to 3.75 ...
How to Care for Lionhead Rabbits. Lionhead rabbits are small rabbits that have a distinctive mane of hair on their heads. Indeed, they are distinguished from other rabbit breeds by this distinctive tuft of long fur between and around the...
The Lionhead gene is the first major mutation in rabbits since the Satin in 1932, and unlike other fur gene mutations it is dominant. This means that a Lionhead rabbit crossed with a normal rabbit will still pass on the 'mane' gene to some offspring, producing more Lionheads.
What is a Lionhead Rabbit? Lionheads are a small, compact rabbit that is instantly recognizable by the longer mane of fur around its head, giving it the resembling appearance of a Lion’s mane. They are available in a wide variety of colors, and with a single or double mane.
Lionheads come in a variety of colors, including gray, white, black, brown, and bluish slate. Origins. Lionhead rabbits are known to have originated in Europe in the late 20 th century. Exactly where and in what litter, though, remains unclear. It’s also not clear which breeds were crossed to produce the first litter of lionhead rabbits. In ...
The Lionhead rabbit is a pretty new breed of domestic rabbit. It is very beautiful and one of the very cute rabbit breeds. The Lionhead rabbit originated in Belgium. The breed has been developed by following a genetic mutation that causes the growth of a longer 'mane' of hair around the head.
15/04/2019. We have 3 baby lionhead rabbits for sale Both male and female, both parents can be seen, very cute and friendly. Any questions please feel free to ask
The Lionhead is a new breed of domestic rabbit, who’s woolen mane resembles that of a male lion, hence the name. The breed originates from Belgium where it is said that breeders accidentally produced the Lionhead by crossing a Miniature Swiss Fox and a Netherland Dwarf in an attempt to make a long coated dwarf rabbit. The gene mutation that occurred caused wool to appear around the head, and ...
Lionhead colors Links Gardening with Rabbits ... Eyes: White Comments: Pictured on the far right is a Vienna marked rabbit, also called a sport. It carries the Vienna gene witch is responsible for the white markings. A sport should only be used in a BEW program. The vienna gene is unpredictable & co dominant, which can cause it to "hide" for ...
These are our Lionheads. We must disclaimer that we do not spend hours forcing our rabbits into show poses during our photo taking. We have noticed that most of them will do it on their own when they are relaxed in their comfortable spaces, but not easily on a table with a studio light. We […]