Animal Stories - Jersey Wooly Rabbit

Animal-World Information about: Jersey Wooly Rabbit

   The Jersey Wooly Rabbit has become extremely popular, not only as a show animal, but as an exceptional pet!
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Pamela Wickwire - 2015-09-28
I'm pretty sure my little guy is a jersey wooly but I was hoping to get some feedback. Does everyone agree? Or disagree?

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  • Pamela Wickwire - 2015-09-28
    Not sure why my photo didn't display
  • Clarice Brough - 2015-10-04
    Yeah, there isn't a photo. Try uploading it again maybe.
Loretta - 2015-06-11
I'm looking for a baby jersey angora wooly rabbit. If there are any breeders in the jersey or surrounding areas please reach out to me. Thank you

Susan Jones - 2015-05-06
Looking forward to my first wooly jersey, any suggestions are welcome

DebraM - 2011-11-08
I can't find any info as to a Jersey Wooly rabbit's wool can be used for fiber as it is with angora rabbits. If anyone knows please let me know. Also is their a difference between a Jersey Wooly and a Jersey Wooly Dwarf Angora rabbit?

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  • Bailey Hiersche - 2012-05-25
    No the rabbit you got; Jersey Wooly, is a Jersey Wooly they are dwarf, some call them dwarf angoras. Yes the rabbit can be used for fur. You just won't get as much since the rabbit is smaller.
  • June - 2013-07-10
    It can be used as fiber but, like the last poster said, you don't get nearly as much as you need. I have 3 cashmere rabbits who I shear every summer and in order for me to get enough fiber for a decent length of yarn, I do a blend. The same can be done with Woolly fur but, it's a bit trickier than just plain fleece.
June - 2013-07-10
Hi guys, just thought I'd let you know that over here in Australia, a Jersey Woolly, is known as Jersey Woolly. Not a Dwarf Angora :) Thanks for the great info by the way. Keep up the good work.

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-07-11
    Thanks for letting us know! Maybe it used to be called a Dwarf Angora by some  groups at some point and is no longer used?
zach - 2013-04-14
I have a young jersey wooly doe and would like to know what color she is she is. when I go her she was white with light grey ears and tail, little bit on her face. now she has shed and she is mostly the light grey color I looked at the national jersey wooly website and her color wasn't on there color chart with pictures

ash - 2009-07-31
I have a jersey wooly and he is great! I love him! Nikki looks like a lion head, though mixed. She is cute though!

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  • leah - 2010-05-03
    Very cute. But she doesn't look like a lionhead...
betsy grace - 2012-06-26
I wanted to know if there is any advantage to spaying my jersey wooly she is nine weeks old and what reduces the odor in the urine as they get older?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-06-26
    It is better to spay or neuter a bunny if it is to be a  house pet.  Helps with odor, poor behavior and in general allows your bunny to be a better pet.  You have to make sure your vet knows what they are doing when it comes to bunnies though.  Most do not.
Sherry - 2006-12-17
I just got my first Wooly Rabbit and his name is charley. I've had rabbits before but, this is the sweetest one i have ever owned. He is also very curious and likes to sit in my lap to be petted. Woolies are wonderful pets.

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  • estrella - 2010-06-09
    I now got 1.
  • jack - 2010-09-01
    I just got a new 6 week old jersey wooly the best bunny ever. His name is honey.
Pam - 2011-09-19
I've gotten a new bunny 3 weeks ago at an auction I believe she's under 5 months old. However your jersey wooly seems very hairy, is it confused with the angora? Because I've seen them and they appear to be hard to keep up such as matts. Is this true?

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  • Anonymous - 2011-09-20
    The French Angora was brought into the United States and a woman, Bonnie Seeley from New Jersey, felt the look was good and the personality great but that the Angora' coat required more care than some would like. She cross bred the French Angora with the Netherland Dwarf and produced the bunny the Jersey Wooly. The Jersey Wooley has the look and the personality but the guard hairs are stiffer and so less care is required. So the Jersey Wooley is not confused with the Angora but a descendent with an easier to maintain coat. Enjoy your little gal.