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Forrest Cerda

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Hi everyone. I'm a new rabbit breeder that started with NZ but a health condition has made it hard for me to handle their size. I started to look for much smaller buns and came upon a Polish rabbit breeder. I don't have any experience with showing and the breeder says they are show quality, will not have any DQs, and offers refunds if there is a disqualification on one of her rabbits. She has been very nice, I just have no idea what I am looking at when she sends me photos of them.

These are photos from a friend of hers that I will be purchasing from as well. One is a chocolate doe, the other black doeimage000000(6).jpg image000000(7).jpg

And these are the ones I'll be getting from her. The blues are supposed to be show quality and I know it's probably hard to tell with babies. The black ones are brood does and one of them just had babies.image000002.jpg image000003.jpg image000000(5).jpg image000000(4).jpg

Thoughts? Are these guys worth a 4 hour drive? Thank you all in advance 😊
 

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I like that black doe at the end, are they two different ones? if so, they are decent. Check when you get there what their ear set is like. get to know the standard. you want a nice bold eye, ears that match the body length, and ears that don't cross... they should line up evenly as much as possible.

The second group is better than the first. But the first aren't posed right either so it is more difficult to tell.

The first doe looks off, but it could be how she is sitting.

the babies it's hard to tell. The first looks promising. the second baby isn't sitting well so it's harder to tell. :) it's doing the "I don't want to stay here thing so I'm going to be ready to run!".
 

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I like that black doe at the end, are they two different ones? if so, they are decent. Check when you get there what their ear set is like. get to know the standard. you want a nice bold eye, ears that match the body length, and ears that don't cross... they should line up evenly as much as possible.

The second group is better than the first. But the first aren't posed right either so it is more difficult to tell.

The first doe looks off, but it could be how she is sitting.

the babies it's hard to tell. The first looks promising. the second baby isn't sitting well so it's harder to tell. :) it's doing the "I don't want to stay here thing so I'm going to be ready to run!".
As far as i know, they are two different does. Thank you, I feel a little more confident in making the drive now!
 
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