What are New Zealands?
They were first bred for meat and fur trades in NZ, ,hence their name. They were originally white, but now have a variety of colors. NZ have well rounded bodies; slender and muscular faces with round cheeks and large, long back feet. They have long upright ears. Unlike the thick, snowy fur on their bodies, their ears have shorter fur that allows the delicate pale pink of their skin to show through. The most noticeable characteristic of New Zealand White rabbits is their bright eyes, which range in shade from pale pink to bright ruby purple.New Zealand White rabbits have large, broad, and muscular bodies. Now there is a variety of many colors! Bucks (males) weigh between 8-10 lbs, while the does (females) weigh between 9-12 pounds. In addition to their greater size, females are distinguished by the presence of a dewlap, which is flap of fur below the chin that is pulled for a nesting box during pregnancies.
Taking care of a NZ
Just the basic care. Feed, groom, water, and make sure they have shelter and are protected from predators. You can groom them to help with shedding, but it'snot necessary.