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What does bog mean in rabbit shows?

What does bog mean in rabbit shows?

BOS or BOSB: (Best Opposite Sex of Breed) Judged the best of the opposite sex of the BOB rabbit. For example, if a doe wins BOB, then the judge will choose the best buck for BOS.

How do Arba shows work?

Once the judge has gotten an idea of the field, non-placing rabbits, if the class is large enough to have them, are removed one by one. Then the judge will work through all the rabbits that do place in the class. The judge will call out the rabbit’s ear number. The judge will give remarks on every rabbit that places.

What is a pet quality rabbit?

Pet quality means a rabbit that does not at all fit the description of its breed described in the Standard of Perfection, so it is never going to be a show rabbit. It is not likely to ever produce show quality offspring, but is perfectly healthy and has a good temperament, so it would make a great pet.

What is the best rabbit to show?

15 Rabbit Breeds That Make Great Pets

Breed Size Personality
1. Mini Rex 3.5–4.5 lbs Calm and quiet
2. Holland Lop 2–4 lbs Energetic and friendly
3. Dutch Lop 4–5.5 lbs Calm and gentle but highly sociable
4. Dwarf Hotot 2.5–3.5 lbs Bonds well with owners and highly active

What does legs mean on a rabbit pedigree?

The title on a leg says, “Record Of Leg Of Grand Champion Certificate.” ARBA legs can be thought of as legs of a race. There are three legs in the race and the finish line makes your registered rabbit a grand champion.

How many rabbit breeds are recognized by the ARBA?

50 breeds
This guide is beneficial to rabbit and cavy (guinea pig) breeders, providing a reference to those interested in understanding the conformation standard for the variety of breeds recognized by the ARBA. ARBA recognizes 50 breeds of rabbit and 13 cavy breeds.

What should I bring to the ARBA show?

What should I bring to a rabbit show? When attending a rabbit show, bring food, hay, water, a portable cage, a blanket, grooming supplies, and paperwork for your rabbit. For yourself, bring food/drinks, entertainment, a chair, and extra money. Pack up as much as possible the night before the show.

What is the difference between a 4 class and 6 class rabbit?

A: 4-Class breeds are generally smaller whereas 6-Class breeds are large or giant breeds. See the table below for where each breed belongs.

What class do rabbits belong to?

European rabbit/Class

Who is the American Rabbit Breeders Association ( ARBA )?

Welcome to the ARBA The American Rabbit Breeders Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of the domestic rabbit and cavy.

What kind of breed is the American Rabbit?

The American rabbit is considered a rare breed by the American Livestock Breed Conservancy which lists the American as critical. This breed possesses a calm temperament making it an excellent project. They come in two varieties (colors) Blue and White. – Maximum weight 12 lbs.

Which is the smallest breed of rabbit in the UK?

The Britannia Petite, known as the “Polish” in Britain, is one of the smallest breeds of rabbits recognized by the ARBA. Active and energetic, the Petite is more high strung than other breeds. They take perseverance and patience to handle, but are one of the most showy breeds to exhibit. – Maximum weight 2.5 lbs.

What are the different types of Argente rabbits?

Though there are six types of Argente rabbits, the ARBA recognizes only three: The Champagne, the Creme and the newest accepted Argente breed – the Brun. With their dense, glossy, silky coat with a deep chocolate brown undercolor, the Argente Brun is a handsome and striking animal.

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