Angora rabbit has the finest, softest of coats. It is a variety of domestic rabbit bred for its long, soft hair. It is a fiber producing animal. It is a type of rabbit that is quite unique looking. Angora rabbit is one amongst the oldest breeds of home rabbit.
Angora rabbit is popular in Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Tamil Nadu. It is permitted to have yellow wool in the area of the sexual organs.
Angora rabbit breeds include Chinese, Dwarf, French, English, German, Giant, Mini English and Satin Angoras, as well as Jersey Woolies, Fuzzy Lops, Cashmere Lops and Miniature Cashere Lops, if you count all wooly breeds, for a total of 12.The National Angora Rabbit Breeders Club lists the Giant, English, French and Satin as the four recognized breeds. Angora rabbit hair blends with other fibres like wool, silk, polyster and improves the performance while reducing cost.
An angora rabbit grooms itself by licking its fur and some of that fur can be ingested. If the fur builds up along the intestinal tract and becomes impacted, an intestinal blockage can develop. The rabbit can starve to death from this, so fiber in an angora’s diet is a requirement. The Angora rabbit has 12 different colors, i.e. black, dark blue, gray, brown but the white albino is the most preferred breed with its silky, fine and long hair.