The Flemish Giant combines, in its regal appearance,
dignity, strength and elegance with great size and a powerful and graceful body. A Flemish Giant must be docile and laid
back, yet playful and friendly. The history of the Flemish Giant is largely unknown, although they have been first sighted centries
ago. It is assumed they were first bred for meat, however, the Flemish Giant today plays many roles including show rabbit,
house pet, and meat producer.
A True Flemish Giant is massive in size, with good bone, and
a mandolin type. The fur of the Flemish Giant is Glossy, full, dense and has a roll back coat. The Flemish Giant has
7 recognized show colors which include; Black, Blue, Fawn, Light Gray, Sandy, Steel Gray, and white. Colors that are not recognized
or showable, but can be found are harlequin and broken.
Showroom Classes And Weights are:
Senior Bucks 8 months
of age and over: 13 pounds or over Senior Does - 8 months of age and over: 14 pounds or over Intermediate Bucks & Does
6 to 8 months of age.
Junior Bucks/Does - under 6 months of age, minimum weight for bucks and does 6 ½ pounds.
When looking to buy a Flemish Giant, whether for
pet or show, make sure you buy from a reputable breeder that has good knowledge of the breed. Purchase Flemish Giants that
have good bone, straight teeth, and no runny noses or obvious disease to ensure your rabbits stay healthy and have a full
and productive life.
Flemish Giant can be prone to sore hocks, but are
otherwise known to be healthy, hardy animals.
For more information
regarding care, housing, and breeding of Flemish Giant please contact a breeder!