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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