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I just rediscovered this forum after being away for a few years. I have raised New Zealands for my family for 7 or 8 years and just this week decided to try something different. I picked up a trio of Harlequins, a pair of Dutch and a pair of mixed English Spots. I also just bred a Chinchilla doe to my New Zealand buck so I am anxious to see what I come up with in a few months. Look forward to hanging out here too!
 
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Good to have you back Mark! LONG time away! There are a lot of really great Rabbitteers here now. Browse around again and you'll get to "meet" some of them. Make yourself at home.
 

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Where did you find Harlequins? They seem to be a rare breed, but man are they pretty!!
Dutch are great rabbits. They are calm for their size and make amazing dams. I've gone Dutch crazy, so I'm probably a biased source. What varieties did you get?
 

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Well I don't know much about varieties but I got a chocolate and white Dutch buck and doe. They had siblings that were black and white also so I don't know what I will have in the end but I have always liked the looks of them. I bought 2 English Spots to cross bread with the Dutch but took the word of the young lady that sold them to me that both were does. Nope! One was a buck when I got it home. The Harlequins were about and hour and half away in GA. The lady I got them from was into raising Angora rabbits for the fiber. She had some papers on the Harlequins but I'm not sure how good they actually are. The markings on the does aren't perfect and I think the buck is a Japanese/Magpie mix. I'm not into all that anyway I just raise them for meat for my own table.

Anyways here a a few pictures of my set up. I have 10 cages.
 

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Dang... that's an impressive rabbitry set up you have there. Nicely done!
 

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Dutch colors are fun. You could get a ton of colors from what you have. Do you happen to have papers for them? I bought steels, bred the, and got a couple blacks. So steel may be a possibility.
 
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