OUR STANDARD REX AND INFORMATION ON THE BREED
OUR STANDARD REX RESIDENT BUCKS
OTTER REX - Body colour to be lustrous black uniform throughout, with
slate blue undercolour, to reach skin.
Markings: The belly and underside of the chin and tail to be creamy white
with blue or white undercolour, to be divided from the body colour by a
distinct border of tan. Nostrils and nape of neck to be tan. Eye circles and
inside ears to be fawn. Chest to be a mixture of black and tan, merging with
the main body colour. The fore feet on the front shall be predominantly black;
the tan border between belly and flanks shall be continued down to the hind feet
We will no longer be breeding standard rex. Asterex will remain with us.
ALTHOUGH NUTMEG ISN'T ENTIRELY A STANDARD SHE DOES HAVE STANDARD IN HER BREEDING (WE HAVE RECENTLY FOUND OUT) AND WE FEEL THAT IT IS BETTER TO PLACE HER HERE THAN TO TRY AND PASS HER OR ANY OF HER KITS AS MINI REX AS THAT IS WRONG
HARLEQUIN - (Japanese), English, Dutch etc - all marked varieties to
resemble nearly as possible the normal varieties in colouring and marking plus the Rex coat and type
STANDARD REX BREED STANDARDS
Ring Size E Points
1) Fur 40
2) Type 20
3) Colour and/or Markings 40
1. Fur - To be approximately 1.27cm (1/2in) in length. Fine silky texture free
from harshness and woolliness, intensely dense, smooth and level over the
whole body, of a lustrous sheen, firm and plush like character, devoid of
projecting guard hairs.
2. Type - Well proportioned and graceful carriage, the body sloping gently up to
well rounded quarters set on strong hind legs, medium bone. Head bold and
broad, ears erect and to be in proportion to body, dewlap should not be
excessive, eyes and toenails should preferably match the body colour.
3. Colour and/or markings - As below.
Weight - The ideal weight for a standard Rex to be 2.72- 3.62kg (6-8lb).
There is no weight disqualification for any age Standard Rex rabbit.
FAULTS - Narrow wedge head, drooping ears, bare pads (patches on feet
being devoid of fur, but skin unbroken), thin or curly triangle, white hairs on
coloured coats (not to be confused with ticking on ticked varieties), lack of
density, harsh, wavy, woolly or curly coats, adults over or under weight. Black
hairs in blues and lilacs. For additional faults see individual standards.
DISQUALIFICATIONS - Ill health, putty nose, white patches, crooked legs,
excessive dewlap, sore pads (where skin is broken or scabbed), specked, wall
or odd coloured eyes