|JERSEY WOOLY BREED HISTORY|
| BREED BACKGROUND:
The Jersey Wooly was developed in the 1970's by Bonnie Seeley of High Bridge New Jersey.
The Jersey Wooly Breed was selectively cross bred and involved no new genetic mutations.
The Jersey Wooly Breed was 1st presented to the American Rabbit Breeders Association in 1984 at the Orlando Florida Convention.
The Jersey Wooly Breed was finally accepted in 1988 at the Madison Wisconsin
The Jersey Wooly is a small rabbit which
carries the dwarfing gene.
1) The Body is short compact and rounded.
2) The head is bold and well rounded carrying some side trimmings.
3) The wool should be as dense as possible
and have slightly more guard hairs than
undercoat. The ideal length of the wool is about 2-3 inches long.
4) The wool itself is a non-matting type of wool and is very easy to care for, it resembles that of a French Angora in Type and Distrubution.
5) Both the Senior Buck and Senior Does weights are not allowed to go over 3lbs.
BREED COLOR GROUPS:
There are 5 main color groups accepted by the American Rabbit Breeders Association they are:
2) AOV (Any Other Variety)
4) SHADED and
5) TAN PATTERNED
The Jersey Wooly breed will show as a 4 class breed in the group category's of
Agouti, AOV, Self, Shaded and Tan Patterned
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