Who to breed with who. Which rabbit is the best.

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Cosima

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I’m trying to decided who to breed with who. Also which rabbit have the best body for meat production? Sorry if their not posed right.
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Sheep, Rex mix, false Charlie opal (I think), 2.20-2.40 kg 4-5 lb.
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chess, Flemish mix, chestnut, 1.90-2.10 kg 4 lb.
does
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lady, local rabbit mix, probably Vienna tort otter (at- B- C- D- ee), 1.80-1.70 kg 3-4 lb.
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chilli, also local mix, Vienna Chinchilla, 1.90-2.20 kg 4 lb.
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kaly, angora mix, black Vienna, 1.50-1.70 kg 3 lb.
 

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How old are your rabbits? I would probably breed Sheep to Lady and keep the best of the litter in body structure regardless of sex. You could breed in rounds if you have the space; breed all your does to Sheep the first round, compare the growth rate and type of each litter-then compare the best of each litter to each other and save the very best from round 1 as future breeders. Then breed all your does to Chess and repeat the comparison process.
Depending on how intense your breeding program is, and if you don't mind eating former breeders once their better typed offspring are breeding, you could improve type relatively quick. I have been working on improving type in my rabbitry for several years now and while I wouldn't say it is an easy process, it is absolutely worth it.
 

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That’s what I’m doing. all my does got bred to sheep a few days ago. Lady on the 21, 10+ falloffs, kaly on the 19, 1 falloff, and chilli on 19, she stayed with him all night but I didn’t see a falloff.
 

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I have been practicing posing them and I got some better pictures. The picture of chess are really bad.
 

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