What fun! We did an exhibit at the Heirloom Festival for the first time this year. Three days of lots of people, and talking a lot about rabbits! Sold rabbit t-shirts & art too. My rabbits entertained about 500 kids over the three day stretch. That was the hardest part, the busloads of kids arriving… Continue reading Heirloom Festival in Santa Rosa
Raffle to Win a Pair of Beveren!
We’re raffling a breeding pair of heritage blue eyed white Beveren pre-juniors to help support Trickster Hares Farm during a tough time. One of us was thrown from a horse and faces two months of recovery from pelvic fractures and hasn’t been able to work. Your raffle contribution goes towards animal food (over a ton… Continue reading Raffle to Win a Pair of Beveren!
Why are Belgian Hares and Harlequin Rare? What are their Dispositions?
Sharing this conversation from an inquiry on these two breeds. Belgian Hares can make wonderful pets – if you have ones with gentle dispositions. I too have heard about lines here in the US with cranky dispositions including biting. I’d be very selective where your hares comes from. My hares are not like that. They… Continue reading Why are Belgian Hares and Harlequin Rare? What are their Dispositions?
My French Girls
Here’s an update on my French Blanc de Hotots, that I received from Nova Scotia, first generation descended from La Maison de Laperriere’s French imports. They are larger than American Hotots, are more energetic, and have a longer, leaner build. They dance and leap about their hutch with grace and ease, they have more of… Continue reading My French Girls
Sultan – Hotot Buck
Here’s my handsome boy, Sultan, has German lines. Lovely rabbit and lovely personality.
Bijoux – Beveren
Our protective matriarch Bijoux watches me closely as I investigate her litter of kits. The original white rabbit with blue eyes, this breed originates in Europe.
First litter of Blanc d’Hotots – the most rare and endangered breed of rabbit in the U.S. Trickster Hares is the only breeder known of in California. These are really sweet and adorable animals! Braveheart has me wrapped around his little paw already!