The silver is a fairly small rabbit usually weighing 5 6 pounds when full grown it has a unique athletic type and active disposition the name silver comes from the silver white hairs and hair tips distributed evenly throughout the short snappy coat the silver is often confused with a breed called the silver fox. Black silver marten is the most popular variety of the breed specimens should be jet black color its fur being black as far down the hair as possible with contrasting silver markings that are shape and defined a black silver marten should have dark brown eyes and an underside of dark slate blue. The silver rabbit has one of the densest flyback fur coats of all rabbit breeds it snaps back into shape quickly after you run your hand from the top of its head to its back the rabbit is primarily brown fawn or brown and intertwined in its fur are white guard hairs which give the silver rabbit a beautiful silvery luster. History of the silver brown rabbit i thought that young fanciers would like to know the origin of this variety they originated with me in my rabbitry nearly forty years ago and i bred the first browns my mode of operation was this we occasionally bred what we called a silver cream and this rabbit when born was tortoise or sandy coloured . There is a brown beveren being presented but i dont know if it is a chocolate currently no breed besides the silver recognizes a color just called brown how did these colors come to be the original silver variety was gray which we now call black the gray silvers are one of the oldest of rabbit breeds kept as early as 1500 ad
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