Registered Rabbit and Guinea Pig Breeder

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~*~*~Netherland Dwarf Page~*~*~
 
BLACKSTONE BUNNIES BABY

Royal Hobart Show October 2011 

Best Adult Fancy in Show

 

Launceston Royal Show October 2011

 Best Adult Fancy in Show 

 

LAUNCESTON ROYAL SHOW 9.10.2010

BEST FANCY IN SHOW!

 

 

Photo as a junior 

Weight  810 Grams

Baby has the most unfortunate name!, he was from my first litter and was the tiniest little bunny.

He is supremely spoilt and throws magnificent kits like his father Rodney.

 

 

~*~*~Harry Potter~*~*~

 

My beautiful Harry Potter, Black Otter Buck weighing-in at a colossal 780grams!

This little man lives in my lounge room and loves to watch movies on our bed.

  

~*~*~Dynasty Rodney, R.E.White Buck. N.S.W Import~*~*~

Rodney is the most beautiful Nethie, he is very loved & very spoilt, spending lots of time playing and zooming around his play pen. He throws the most magnificent kits and one will be going to live with his Aunty lou in the future!

R.I.P our sweet man x

~*~*~Blackstone Bunnies Pippin, Agouti Buck~*~*~

Pippin is an absolute delight to have here, his dad is also Rodney. He never went throug the ugglies like most Nethies do and is super tiny!

RIP my little man :(

~*~*~Narview Nikita, Black Otter Doe. N.S.W Import~*~*~

 

 Nikita is Rodneys partner and they are a perfect match when it comes to lovely kits, Nikita is due to retire shortly from breeding and will spend her days doing what she does now, playing, eating, sleeping....

~*~*~Dynasty Nyla, Black Otter Doe. N.S.W Import~*~*~

 

 Nyla is the most dainty of bunnies, she has also matured sonce this photo was taken and is partnered to baby, they have lovely tiny kits with beautiful colours, Nyla is very tiny and sweet.

~*~*~Blackstone Bunnies Pia, Beige Doe~*~*~

 

Pia is from the first litter to Nyla and Baby, she has also matured nicely since these baby photos and is due to have her first litter very soon, like her mum and dad she is very tiny.

~*~*~Blackstone Bunnies Hannah, Opal Doe~*~*~

2011 Litters

Born to Blackstone Bunnies Nyla & Harry Potter 12th Feb

Baby is a Black Otter

 

Picture taken at 12 days old

Picture taken at 4 weeks old

Living with Keli & Ryan 

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Born 7th Feb 

3 Netherland Dwarf Babies (1 is a peanut)

Born to Blackstone Bunnies Pia X Blackstonebunnies Baby

1 Squirrel & 1 Beige

Picture taken at 17 days old

 

~*~*~2010 Litter~*~*~ Born 23rd October

 Mum is Dynasty Nyla, Dad is Blackstone Bunnies Baby

 

Pictue at 1 week old

 

           Blue Otter at 12 day's old, eyes opened today                      Opal at 12 days old, eye's opened after these pics taken!

 

2010 Litter, born 3rd November

1 Netherland Dwarf baby

Mother,Blackstone Bunnies Pia ( beige) Father Harry potter (Black Otter) Both Parents 800Grams

Picture at 6 days old

12 Days Old

 

 

Pic taken at 15 days old

Pic taken at 15 days old

Retained

Marten Sable

Adult pic to come

~*~*~Past Litters. Litter born 29.12.09~*~*~

                                                                                                                                                                                Born to Narview Nikita & Dynasty Rodney  1 Buck & 1 Doe   D.O.B    1.12.09

                        Same buck as below                                                       

                      Doe                                  Buck

Picture taken at 3 Weeks & 4 Days old     

 

~*~*~ 2009 Litter ~*~*~

Born 16th Oct 2009 to: Blackstonebunnies Ella & Mindubella Zachary

 

Pic taken at 11 days old, 3 Black Otters, 2 Agouti, 1 opal

Pic Taken 3.11.09

17 Days old

~*~*~ Past Litters 2009~*~*~

Born 13th June 2009 to : Dynasty Nyla & Blackstone Bunnies Baby

 

Pic Taken 29.6.09  2 weeks and 2 days old

 

Pic taken at 2weeks and 2 days 29.6.09

 

Pic taken 8.07.09   3 weeks and 4 days old

                                                                                

 

 

 

What a beautiful pair, no wonder they are called The GEM of the Fancy!!

Black Otter Buck is now living with the Koop Family, Blackstone Bunnies Pia retained

~*~*~2008 Litter Born to Dynasty Rodney & Narview Nikita~*~*~

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Other Pets

After a hard day's sleeping, it's time for a nap!

Boots, aged 2 years, and Jansz as a kitten

 

Love ya mate

Has something come between us?

Kazma showing off her best side, but not her beautiful blue eyes! 5 Years old

We recently lost of beautiful Kazma R.I.P xx

Cosmo aged 16 Years

 

Blackie

Blackie figured there were already so many cats living here that we wouldn't notice another!, shy girl who moved herself in around 3 Years ago, we susspect she is quite old.

 

Tinka

Tinka came home with us when we picked up Jansz & Boots from their weekend at the best cattery in the world! 4 Paws at Devonport!! Thankyou sandra for letting us adopt Tinka x

Cosmo Chilling in bed!

The cats just love to sit and watch the fish, who could blame them! 

 

BRC Standard, Netherland Dwarf  Ring size X

 

1) Body

30

2) Ears

15

3) Head

15

4) Eyes

5

5) Colour

15

6) Coat

10

7) Condition

10

Total

100

1. BODY - Short, compact, cobby, full cheasted and wide shouldered. Devoid of raciness. Front legs short and straight
2. EARS - Erect, of good substance, well furred, slightly rounded at tips. Desired length 50 mm (2 inches)
3. HEAD - Round, broad skull
4. EYES - Round, bold, bright of good colour
5. COLOUR - Accept any colour so long as if conforms to the normal pattern of accepted colours of other breeds
6. COAT - Soft, short, dense, rollback
7. CONDITION - Firm in flesh,good coat, free from any disease
WEIGHT (Note for guidance, the weight of an ideal Adult exhibit should be as near as possible to 0.907kg - (21b) ). Disqualification - over kg 1.134 (2.1/21b) Adult.

FAULTS: Narrow shoulder; ears not erect, bent or over length, narrow face, white hairs, white toenails in coloured rabbits, ticking on shaded rabbits and black hairs in blues, fly-back coat.

DISQUALIFICATIONS - Racy type, crooked legs, odd coloured, wall or speck eyes, white patches, white armpits, putty noses. Young rabbits over kg 0.90? (21b) (but lt the exhibit in the opinion of the judge is over developed for the age of the class it should be disqualified irrespective of weight). Overgrown or mutilated teeth, running eye(s). Not in a fit condition of health to be judged.

COLOURS:

SELFS

WHITE - As pure a white as possible, creamy or yellow tinge a fault Eye colour ruby red OR rich dark blue.

BLACK - A rich lustrous black, slate blue undercolour, brown tinge a fault.

BLUE - A clear, bright medium shade of blue (not lavender) throughout, from tip of fur to skin.

BROWN - A rich dark chocolate, colour going well down the fur with a pearl-grey undercolour.

LILAC - A pinky dove-grey throughout from tip of fur to skin. Bluish tinge a fault.

SHADED

SABLE (SIAMESE) MEDIUM - To be a very rich sepia on ears, face, back outside of legs and upper side of tail, the saddle colour, shading off to a considerable paler colour on flanks and belly, the dark face colour to shade off from eyes to jowl to blend with the chest and flanks, all blending to be gradual, avoiding any blotches or streaks and consisting of a soft and varied diffusion of sepia shadings. The dark colour on back to extend from head to tail. The chest to be of the same colour as flanks and the whole fur to be absolutely free from white hairs. The undercolour to match the surface colour as closely as possible, following the varied shadings throughout.

SABLE (SIAMESE) LIGHT - As MEDIUM, but colour to be 'Rich Sepia'

SABLE (SIAMESE) DARK - As MEDIUM, but colour to be 'Very Rich Dark Sepia' NB The main difference in the three colours is the width of saddle in tone and intensity of Sepia colour.

SMOKE PEARL (SIAMESE) - The saddle to extend from nape to tail to be smoke in colour, shading to pearl grey beige on flanks, chest and belly and to be totally free from white throughout. Head, ears. feet and upper side of tail to match saddle as near as possible. All shading to be gradual avoiding blotches or streaks general undercolour to match surface colour as closely as possible following the varied shadings throughout.

SEAL POINT - A rich dark sepia brown on ears, nose, feet and tail. Shading to be a lighter colour on the body. Eye colour to be dark brown. Faults: blotchy colour on body. Body colour too light or too dark so as to lose the decided contrast between the body colour and the marking colour.

TORTOISESHELL (formerly) 'Madagascar' or 'Sooty Fawn' - Rich orange saddle, gradually shading to a blue black on the flanks, haunches and belly 'Points' bluish-black. Top colour to go well down the fur with a bluish-white undercolour

AGOUTI PATTERNED

AGOUTI - A rich chestnut shade with black ticking over an intermediate orange band and a dark slate blue undercolour. Ears laced black. Eye circles, underside of tail and belly to be white with slate undercolour.

OPAL - Top colour pale shade of blue with a fawn band between this and a slate blue undercolour. Ears laced blue. Eye circles underside of tail and belly to be white with slate undercolour.

LYNX - Orange - shot - silver. Intermediate colour to be bright orange clearly defined on white undercolour. Tips of fur silver, belly, eye circles, inside ears and underside of jowl white. Chest to match flanks. Serious faults, bluish tinge on top, blue undercolour.

CHINCHILLA - To resemble real chinchilla the undercolour to be dark slate blue at base, intermediate portion pearl (slate to be definitely wider than pearl) with black narrow line edging, pearling to be clearly defined, top grey, brightly ticked with black hairs, either even or wavy ticking admissible, neck fur lighter in colour than body but strictly confined to nape; flanks and chest ticked with uniform shade of pearl slightly lighter than body; eye circles light grey - pearl, well defined, ears laced with black. SQUIRREL - A sparkling blend of blue and white with blue ticking over an intermediate pearly white band with a light slate undercolour. Ears laced blue. Eye circles underside of tail and belly to be white with light slate undercolour.

TAN PATTERNED

TANS - Body colour to be either black, blue, chocolate or lilac and to go down the fur as far as possible with undercolour of appropriate Self colour. Belly chest, eye circles, inside of ears, underside of jowl and tail and triangle to be rich tan. Face and outside of ears to match body colour.

FOXES - Body colour to be either black, blue, chocolate or lilac and to go down the fur as far as possible with undercolour or appropriate Self colour. Chest, flanks and feet to be well ticked with white guard hairs. Eye circles, inside of ears, underside of jowl and tail, belly and triangle to be white.

SABLE MARTEN MEDIUM - To be very rich sepia on back, ears face and outside legs, and upper side of tail, the saddle colour shading of to a paler colour on flanks, the dark face colour to blend with chest and flanks, all blending to be gradual avoiding any blotches or streaks and consisting of a soft and varied diffusion of sepia shadings, the dark colour on back to extend from nape of neck to tail, the chest, flanks, rump and feet to be well ticked with longer white hairs, white hairs or any extension of white ticking over sides and rump to be considered an added beauty and not a fault, but ears and saddle to be free of white hairs, the light nape of neck to be confined to 5 triangle behind the ears and to be as small as possible; eye circles, inside of ears, line of jaws, belly and underside of tail to be white. General undercolour to match surface colour as closely as possible following the varied shadings throughout.

SABLE MARTEN LIGHT - As MEDIUM but colour to be rich sepia.

SABLE MARTEN DARK - As MEDIUM but colour to be very rich dark sepia.

SMOKE PEARL (MARTEN) - The saddle to extend from nape to tail, to be smoke colour, shading to pearl grey beige on flanks and chest. Head, ears feet and upper side of tail to match saddle as near as possible. Chest, flanks, rump and feet to be well ticked with longer white hairs, the light nape of the neck to be confined to the triangle behind the ears and to be as small as possible. The eye circles, inside the ears, line of jaw, inside nostrils, inside of legs and feet, belly and underside of tail and triangle to be white. The colour under white belly fur should be fawn.

OTTER - Colour black, blue , chocolate or lilac, uniform colour to cover back and sides. The underbody or belly to be creamy white also under the chin and tail. A tan border to divide the white and colour and encircle nostril and under chin. A mixture of body colour and tan covers feet. Tan ticking to the chest, flanks and rump, extended ticking to be an added beauty not a fault. Tan eye circle and nape of neck. The ears to be as body colour bordered on outside with tan which covers inside of ears. Fault: a distinct lack of tan from proper parts.

OTHER VARIETIES

ORANGE - Bright orange saddle shading down the flanks. Colour to go well down the fur with a white undercolour. Chest to match flanks. Eye circles, inside of ears, underside of jowl and tail, and belly to be white.

FAWN - Warm fawn saddle shading down the flanks. Colour to go well down the fur with 5 white undercolour. Chest to match flanks. Eye circles, inside of ears, underside of jowl and tail and belly to be white.

STEEL - To be bright steel throughout. Head, feet ears and belly to match body colours. Colour to bess free as possible from a brown tinge. Undercolour, dark slate, carried well down to the skin, with no trace of a grey or yellow band. Faults: band in undercolour. Feet and ears not matching body colour. Barred feet. Undercolour of tail can be lighter.

HIMALAYAN - Distribution of colouring as for the Normal Himalayan rabbit.The Himalayan Netherland Dwarf is recognised in all four colours, namely Black, Chocolate, Blue and Lilac

ANY OTHER COLOUR - Accept any other colour so long as it conforms to the normal pattern of accepted colours of other breeds.