Under it's chin.
If a rabbit has a dewlap, where is it?
Do Bucks or Does get dewlaps?
Middle of the back.
Where is the saddle on a rabbit?
Top of lower back near the rabbit's rump
Where is the loin on a rabbit?
Bottom of Rear feet.
Where is the hock on a rabbit?
Side of Rabbit near the middle
Where is the flank on a rabbit?
The knee, the second joint of the hind leg which connects the thigh to the leg
What is a stifle?
What is the word for a minor (small) imperfection, such as hutch stains?
What is the word for a major imperfection, such as wrong eye color, or missing toes?
An upper respiratory disease, like a bad cold. It's a bacterial infection that
causes sneezing and mucus discharge from the nose of a rabbit
buck (wolf) teeth
An Improper alignment of the upper or lower teeth
Keep hutch clean and provide a board for rabbit to get off the wire
How do you prevent sore hocks?
What is it called when a rabbit sheds it's fur?
It is genetic and nothing can be done. The rabbit should not be bred.
What causes buck teeth and what can be done to correct them?
Isolate the sick one
If you have three rabbits, and one is sick, what should you do first?
Normal, Satin, wool and rex
Name two types of fur
What are the long hairs of a rabbit's coat called?
Wry tail or Screw tail
What is the term for an abnormally bent or twisted tail?
Communications, signal danger
What does a rabbit use it's tail and hind feet for?
Dip it in flour, cornstarch, quick stop, or styptic powder
If a toenail is bleeding how can you stop it?
How many degrees of vision does a rabbit have?
Three-upper, lower and inner.
How many eyelids does a rabbit have?
To protect the cornea during a dust storm and still be able to see
What is the purpose of the third eyelid?
The heart and lungs
What organs of the rabbit are in the chest cavity, well protected by the ribs?
Eighteen-five on each front foot and four on the rears.
What is the total number of toes a rabbit has?
How many ribs does a rabbit have?
When it has reached maturity - normally around five to six months of age depending on the breed
When can you breed a doe?
What term is used when describing thickness of a rabbit's coat?
the feel and quality of the fur when stroked towards the head
Through it's ears
How does a rabbit regulate it's temperature?
Ears that have large, heavy tops that fold over
What are 'bell ears'?
to prevent diseases
Why is good sanitation important in your rabbitry?
A type of fur
The word 'normal' describes what on a rabbit?
Can people get ringworm from rabbits?
A hard swelling or isolated collection of pus occurring on the rabbit's body
What is an abscess?
Infectious,inflammation of the mammary glands
What is Mastitis?
A nose marking on some breeds and broken varieties of rabbits
To rabbit breeders, what is a butterfly?
The brightness or brilliance of the fur
What is luster?
Sanitation, Quality housing, Adequate ..health, An understanding of parasites
What is the best prevention and control of parasites?
Ear mites, sore hocks, over weight, under weight, cold, sore eyes, vent disease, mange, does that are heavy with young
Name three eliminations (DQ)
A rabbit's teeth grow continuously, how does a normal rabbit file them down?
An infection in the middle or inner ear
What causes wry neck?
What is the rear part of the rabbit called?
Mismatched toenails, wrong colored toenails, broken or missing toenails
What do you check when checking the toenails?
Satin fur has a smaller transparent hair shaft creating a sheen on the coat
What is the difference between satin and normal fur?
the finer fur next to the skin
What is the undercoat?
Semi-Arched, FullArch, Compact, Commercial, and Cylindrical
What are the five rabbit body types?
underside of the front paws
Where are the rabbit's sweat glands located?
the quality of the fur is determined by
Name the condition characterized by scabby, open sores on the bottom of
a rabbit's hocks or paws.
True or False; Dirty, broken, or rusty cage floor can cause sore hocks?
What are the discoloration or stains on the rabbit's coat that are caused by
urine, manure, or rust called?
The extra toe, or functionless digit on the inside of the front paw
What is a dewclaw?
The hide after it's been removed from the animal
What is a pelt?
Clean cage, feel along bottom and repair any damaged or rough sections, give a clean board for rabbit to sit on, remove hair from sores, rinse with hydrogen peroxide and then apply Preparation H
How do you treat sore hocks?
Guard hair is broken or missing in spots exposing the undercoat - showing the effects of molt
What is a broken coat?
The overall physical state of a rabbit in relation to its health, cleanliness,
fur, and grooming is called what?
hips, loins, and rump
What three parts of a rabbit make -up the hindquarter?
Abnormal eye discharge, conjunctivitis, Abscesses, Blindness, Colds, Ear canker, Entry: wrong sex, breed, group or variety as entered Eyes: unmatched eyes, wall eyes, off colored eyes, spots or specks on eye, marbled eyes ,Fleas, Fungus growth, Fur: foreign colored hairs within the coat, Lice, Mange or scurvy condition-withflakes, Mites, Pot belly, Rupture or hernia, Slobbers, Sore hocks,Tattoo: illegible or wrong,Tumors or abnormal swelling,Vent disease,Any deviation from the normal body structure, including, wry tail, extra toes, missing toes, malocclusions, crooked legs, pigeon chest, split penis, missing testicle, torn ears, over or under weight