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Raising Pedigreed Holland Lops and Netherland Dwarfs in New York. All rabbits are pedigreed and most are registered through the A.R.B.A. Breeding Pedigreed Holland Lops & Netherland Dwarfs in NY.
"BMR's Signature Rabbitry" was formerly known as "Brittany's Funny Bunny Farm". All copyrights are reserved. Please do not remove photos unless the rabbitry is credited. Located in Corning, NY 14830. We offer pedigreed Holland Lops for Show and Breeding purposes. We are a small non-profit rabbitry that only does this for the enjoyment of the hobby. All rabbits are pedigreed and most are registered with A.R.B.A. We are an exhibitor in Open of A.R.B.A.
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My parents were farmers so it comes to no surprise when I say that some of us kids quickly got bit by the show bug and started showing animals in 4-H. My sister was the first to start showing; she showed sheep and rabbits. I remember going out to her rabbit barn and watching her with her French Lops, Oreo being the one I remember the most because she was an absolute terror. I remember going to Ashley's 4-H meetings and watching her leader talk to everyone and discuss projects. That woman, she was an absolute angel. She was absolutely amazing with the kids, kind, generous and full of knowledge regarding every animal and detail you needed to know. I remember when she talked, she had this charm about her that you couldn't help but adore and was completely mesmerized by her. She was absolutely fascinating. I remember begging my parents to allow me to join her group but sadly I wasn't old enough. I remember going to the 4-H grounds and watching my sister show and helped prepare. I remember the smell, the excitement, being anxious and the fair food.
After we moved to New York, our parents had us join the local 4-H. I'm sad to say it was nothing like what we were use to at all. It was all a competition to kids, it was all money and politics. My sister quickly lost interests completely in the animals and soon moved onto her new found interests. I lost complete interests in the 4-H program as well. The way people treated us, the way parents and kids alike sneered and made jokes about us because of our accents and where we came from. It was too much and all the fun out of it was lost; I missed Ms Gail more than anything then.
In 2001, I was sitting outside my grandfather's farm house; we heard several rabbits screaming down below the house at the trailer across the street, a fox had entered the pens and began killing the rabbits. Next thing I know, I seen this black booted Mini Lop come hopping up the driveway. My dad rushed over to the rabbit, checked for injuries and gave the buck to me. His name was Lucky and he was the restart to my rabbit addiction. Six months later, I added Spot, a broken black Netherland Dwarf, far from show quality. Next thing I know, I'm up to 200 holes and a full fledged breeding rabbitry; that was the start to Brittany's Funny Bunny Farm. I was already showing horses in 4-H during that time and decided to give the rabbits a whirl along with a couple cavies. The rabbitry quickly again expanded and started concentrating on show rabbits. By 2003, I had 400 holes that were occupied by mostly show rabbits, all pedigreed, including in the following breeds: American Chinchillas, American Fuzzy Lops, Californians, Dutch, Flemish Giants, Florida Whites, French Lops, Giant Chinchillas, Harlequins, Havanas, Holland Lops, Jersey Woolies, Lionheads, Mini Lops, Mini Rex, Netherland Dwarfs, New Zealands, Polish, Rex, and Tans. I also had over 40 holes of Pedigreed American Cavies.
In 2008, I joined the American Rabbit Breeders Association. For the first couple of years, I tried showing all my breeds and upgrading the quality of my herds; I quickly learned that I just had too many to concentrate on so one by one, I ended up selling out of several breeds. In 2011, I sold the last of my Tans, Californians, Lionheads and New Zealands to move my concentration to just the Holland Lops and Netherland Dwarfs. Now with just forcing my concentration on two breeds, I slowly began the climb up. I earned several legs, wins and even placed on a national level in my district. Sadly, once 2015 hit, I was forced to sell my entire herd of Netherland Dwarfs and Holland Lops and what was then my thought of the end completely of my rabbit hobby.