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Question by  Pam (21)

What is a Flemish rabbit?

I have never heard of these rabbits.


Answer by  PZ (1206)

The full name of the breed is the Flemish Giant. They are one of the largest domestic rabbit breeds and grow to be the size of a dog, weighing around 12 to 15 pounds or more. Flemish Giants are good-natured, gentle animals and have become popular at rabbit shows because of their size.


Answer by  Dreamlight (856)

If you are refering to the Flemish Giant, then I know what you're talking about. They're one of the largest domesticated rabbit breeds in the known world, and can weigh up to 28 lbs. The minimum weight for an adult doe is 14 lbs, and for bucks it's 13 lbs.


Answer by  Elizabeth76 (21)

A flemish rabbit is a very large rabbit weighing up to 5kg. It is not certain where they originated from, but they started showing up in America around 1910.


Answer by  kirri (478)

Flemish Rabbits are a very large breed of rabbit usually used for the meat industry although they make excellent pets. These rabbits can be around twenty pounds, which is one big bunny. If you are interested in obtaining one of these gentle giants please contact your local rabbit rescue they will have plenty of bunnies for you to choose from.


Answer by  Joe33 (11)

A Flemish Rabbit is a rather large breed of rabbit. More often than not they tip the scales at over 13 pounds and sometimes as much as 22 pounds.


Answer by  coco95 (234)

A Flemish rabbit is a large breed of rabbit. They are usually referred to as Flemish Giant's and are mostly bred for meat.


Answer by  JessiTara (19)

A Flemish rabbit is a domestic rabbit, most known for it's size. It's sometimes referred to as the giant rabbit. The minimum for these rabbits is 13-14 pounds depending on if it's male or female. Some have been known to weigh as much as 19 pounds.


Answer by  mommy6 (10)

Being one of the largest breeds of rabbits Flemish can weigh upwards of 12 to 28+ lbs. These large giants require a larger hutch than normal smaller sized rabbits.

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