Introduced into the UK 1592
In 1631 the writer Gervaise Markham described a rabbit in England with “blacke and white haire together”. It is believed to be the first account of the Silver rabbit. It is also suggested that they were brought to England in 1592 by Sir Walter Raleigh. The national club was founded in 1889.
|Silver Grey, Silver Fawn, Silver Brown, Silver Blue||Ideal weight 2.267-2.72kg||National Silver Rabbit Club www.nationalsilverrabbitclub.co.uk|