Rabbit conformation and conditions

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chin

A rabbit dewlap is under it's

Does

Rabbits that get dewlaps?

saddle

the _______________ on a rabbit is the middle of the back

loin

Top of lower back near the rabbit's rump

hock

Bottom of Rear feet.

flank

Side of Rabbit near the middle

stifle

The knee, the second joint of the hind leg which connects the thigh to the leg

Fault

What is the word for a minor (small) imperfection, such as hutch stains?

Disqualification. (DQ)

What is the word for a major imperfection, such as wrong eye color, or missing toes?

snuffles

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

sore hocks

Keep hutch clean and provide a board for rabbit to get off the wire to prevent

Molting

What is it called when a rabbit sheds it's fur?

genetic

cause of buck teeth

Isolate

If you have three rabbits, and one is sick, ____the sick one

rex

Normal, Satin, wool and ______________ are types of fur

Guard Hairs

What are the long hairs of a rabbit's coat called?

Screw tail

the term for an abnormally bent or twisted tail is wry tail or

danger

a rabbit use it's tail and hind feet for communication to signal?

styptic powder

to stop a toenail from bleeding, dip it in flour, cornstarch, quick stop, or

360

How many degrees of vision does a rabbit have?

eyelid

A rabbit has an upper, lower and inner

cornea

What is the purpose of the eyelid is to protect the ________ during a dust storm and still be able to see

lungs

The organs of the rabbit that are in the chest cavity, well protected by the ribs are the heart and

18

What is the total number of toes a rabbit has?

24

How many ribs does a rabbit have?

6

breed a doe when it has reached maturity - normally around five to _____months of age depending on the breed

Density

What term is used when describing thickness of a rabbit's coat?

textire

the feel and quality of the fur when stroked towards the head

ears

a rabbit regulate it's temperature through it's

bell ears

ears that have large, heavy tops that fold over

diseases

good sanitation important in your rabbitry to prevent

fur

normal describes a type of _____ on a rabbit?

ringworm

A fungus that people can get from rabbits?

abscess

A hard swelling or isolated collection of pus occurring on the rabbit's body

Mastitis

Infectious,inflammation of the mammary glands

butterfly

A nose marking on some breeds and broken varieties of rabbits

luster

The brightness or brilliance of the fur

housing

Prevention of parasites includes Sanitation, Quality _________ Adequate health, An understanding of parasites

young

Eliminations include Ear mites, sore hocks, over weight, under weight, cold, sore eyes, vent disease, mange, does that are heavy with:

chewing

A rabbit's teeth grow continuouslyand a normal rabbit files them down by

wry neck

An infection in the middle or inner ear causes

Hindquarters

What is the rear part of the rabbit called?

missing

When checking toenails check for mismatched, wrong colored , broken or ___________ toenails

Satin

fur has a smaller transparent hair shaft creating a sheen on the coat

undercoat

the finer fur next to the skin

Cylindrical

five rabbit body types are Semi-Arched, FullArch, Compact, Commercial, and

sweat glands

the rabbit's ________________ located are located on theunderside of the front paws

touch

the quality of the fur is determined by

Sore

Name the condition characterized by scabby, open sores on the bottom of a rabbit's hocks or paws is ______ hocks

cage floor

Dirty, broken, or rusty _____________can cause sore hocks?

Hutch stains

What are the discoloration or stains on the rabbit's coat that are caused by urine, manure, or rust called?

dewclaw

The extra toe, or functionless digit on the inside of the front paw

pelt

The hide after it's been removed from the animal

H

Treat sore hocks by Cleaning cage, feeling 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

broken coat

Guard hair is broken or missing in spots exposing the undercoat - showing the effects of molt

condition

The overall physical state of a rabbit in relation to its health, cleanliness,
fur, and grooming is called what?

rump

three parts of a rabbit make -up the hindquarter hips, loins, and

General disqualifications

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

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