Discover the Flemish Giant rabbit, a gentle and docile breed. Perfect for those seeking a larger, calm, and loving pet.
The Flemish Giant rabbit, recognized by ARBA, originated from ancient breeds for meat and skin. Popular worldwide.
The origin of the Flemish Giant rabbit can be difficult to pinpoint. Some believed that the Flemish Giant rabbit originated from Patagonia. However, it is now thought that these big rabbits originated from Flanders in the 16th century.
The Flemish Giant rabbit is a large breed that is very unique! These rabbits are normally born in kit sizes of between six to ten, although some Giants have been known to have litters as large as fifteen to nineteen kits!
Flemish Giant rabbits are huge, reaching up to 30 inches long and weighing 15-22 lbs. Males have broader heads and females have dewlaps.
Flemish Giants have thick, glossy fur but don't handle heat well. They may be prone to mites. Grooming is important for their coat care.
The National Federation of Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeders in the United States only recognizes seven colors of Flemish Giant Rabbits. These are blue, black, light gray, sandy, fawn, steel gray and white.
Gentle giants, Flemish Giants have a friendly temperament. They make great companions and enjoy cuddling on laps.
Living with a Flemish Giant rabbit is similar to smaller breeds, with some size-related considerations. Care needs are comparable, but their larger size requires more space and specific accommodations.
The Flemish Giant rabbit is a breed of rabbit that is prone to gaining weight. They are not a very active breed and so monitoring their diet is very important. Do not give them too many treats and make sure their hutch is large enough for them to hop around in properly.