May20 , 2022

Best Rabbit Breeds For Profitable Rabbit Farming



Best Rabbit Breeds For Profitable Rabbit Farming


Rabbit farming business is very profitable. Anyone can start a rabbit farming business with little investment and capital.


The profit of rabbit farming depends on the selection of proper rabbit breeds, care and well management.

But selecting the suitable rabbit breeds is most important. There are many breeds available around the world.

All this breeds are not suitable for commercial farming. Some breeds are suitable for certain area and some are worldwide.

Different Types of Rabbit Breeds
There are many different breeds available throughout the world. The size of rabbit breeds are different. They are of small, medium and large sized.

Some breeds are highly meat or wool productive and some are famous for fur or lab production. Some highly productive commercial breeds of rabbit are described below.

White New Zealand
The white New Zealand rabbit breed is a most popular and high productive commercial breeds of rabbit. It has a great demand around the world.

WhiteNew Zealand rabbit breed is an American creation which appeared after red New Zealand rabbit. They are highly fur and meat productive. An adult bucks weights about 10 pounds and does 11 pounds.


California rabbit breed is an another highly productive and widely famous commercial rabbit. This breed is also an American creation. This breed was produced in 1923 after long experiment and crossbreeding.

Californian rabbit breed is very popular for their meat production. Their body is white colored. Nose, ears, tail and feet are dark gray or black colored. When the bucks gain maturity they weights 9 pounds and the does 9.5 pounds.

Champagne d’Argent
Champagnes d’Argent is one of the oldest commercial rabbit in the world. They are also known as French Silver. Champagne d’Argent has been raised in French for more than 100 years.

They have black color when they are born. But when they gain maturity the color of their body turned to silver or skimmed milk color. Mature bucks weights 10 pounds and does 10.5 pounds.

Satin rabbit breed originated from America. They are highly meat and fur productive and very suitable for commercial farming.

They become very beautiful to look and excellent for rabbit show. Adult bucks weights about 9 pounds and does 9.5 pounds.

Commercial Rabbit Breeds
A list of commercial breeds of rabbit is shown below. All the breeds mentioned in the list are very good for commercial rabbit farming business. They are very good for meat production and are highly productive.

Rabbit Breeds  Purpose Weight(LBS)
Dutch                        Lab                  3-6
Himalayan                Lab                  2-6
Polish                        Lab                  3-4
New Zealand           Meat               9-12
American Chinchilla   Fur              9-12
Californian                  Meat            8-11
Champagne d’Argent Meat           9-12
English Spot          Meat & Lab      9-13
Silver Martens               Fur            6-10
Angora                   Wool & Meat    9-12
Rex                                   Fur           8-11
Checkered Giants           Fur           11+
Flemish Giants              Meat         13+

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DATE: 22nd February 2022 (2pm -3pm)


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