Description: The Siberian was produced in England about 1930. Although its ancestry is unclear, it probably owes much to the self-colored English and the English spot. The motivation behind the production
of the Siberian was the the desire for rabbits that would provide matching pelts. Although the pelt of the Siberian was the desire for rabbits that would provide matching pelts. Although the pelt of the Siberian is attractive, it is not used much in the fur trade today.
Many years prior to the introduction of the contemporary Siberian, Himalayan-pointed Angora carried the name Siberian. This breed is certainly extinct now. The present-day Siberian, fur breed, is slowly making a comeback in England after years of obscurity. The fur is rollback and extremely dense. It is described in the English standard as “blanket”, which indicates that the undercoat completely covers all the guard hairs when the fur is pulled toward the head. The fur is approximately one inch in length and very soft in texture.