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Colors

Agouti

The color on the top and sides of the body is to be banded and ticked. Ears are to be laced and to match the ticking color. There should be white or tan eye circles, inside the ears, nape of the neck, nostrils, underside of jowls, belly, and underside of tail. Belly may or may not have colored undercolor or lap spots. 


Faults -- Fault for poor ring definition.


Disqualification from competition -- Disqualify for complete lack of banding. 




Chestnut Agouti

Chestnut Agouti - The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be a rich chestnut brown, ticked with jet black tipped guard hairs. The intermediate band is to be a well defined orange over a dark slate-blue undercolor. The chest is to be a light brown over a dark slate-blue undercolor. The top of the tail is to be black, sparsely ticked with light brown, over a dark slate-blue undercolor. The nape of the neck is to be orange, with the ears laced in black.
Eyes -- brown
Faults - Fault animals that are too light or too dark in surface color, or too light in the color of the intermediary band or undercolor. 




Chocolate Agouti -- The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be a rich chestnut brown, ticked with chocolate tipped guard hairs. The intermediate band is to be tan over a dove-gray undercolor. The chest is to be a light brown over a dove-gray undercolor. The top of the tail is to be chocolate, sparsely ticked with tan, over a dark dove-gray undercolor. The nape of the neck is to be tan, with the ears laced in chocolate. 
Eyes -- brown.
Faults -- Fault animals that are too light or too dark in surface color, or too light in the color of the intermediary band or undercolor. 



Chinchilla

Chinchilla - The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be pearl white, ticked with jet black. There is a black band at the top of the intermediary band. The intermediate band is to be a well defined pearl white over a dark slate-blue undercolor. The chest is to be a pearl white over a dark slate-blue undercolor. The top of the tail is to be black, sparsely ticked with white, over a dark slate-blue undercolor. The nape is to be white, with the ears laced in black. 
Eyes -- brown.
Faults -- Fault animals that are too light or too dark in surface color, or too light in the color of the intermediary band or undercolor. Brown patches or brownish intermediary bands are undesirable.




Chocolate Chinchilla - The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be pearl white, ticked with dark chocolate. There is a chocolate band at the top of the intermediary band. The intermediate band is to be a well-defined pearl white over a dove gray undercolor. The top of the tail is to be chocolate, sparsely ticked with white, over a dove gray undercolor. The chest is to be a pearl white over a dove gray undercolor.  The nape of the neck is to be white, with the ears laced in chocolate. 
Eyes -- brown. 
Faults -- Fault animals that are too light or too dark in surface color, or animals with indistinct rings. 


Lynx

Lynx -  The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be lilac mingled with fawn. There is a lilac band at the top of the intermediary band. The intermediate band is to be fawn over an off-white undercolor. The chest is to be fawn over an off-white undercolor. The top of the tail is to be lilac, sparsely ticked with fawn, over an off-white undercolor. The nape of the neck is to be fawn. 
Eyes -- Blue-gray.
Faults -- Fault animals lacking the lilac influence in the surface color, so as to appear fawn, or animals with indistinct rings. 


Opal

Opal - The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be blue mingled with fawn. There is a blue band at the top of the intermediary band. The intermediate band is to be fawn over a medium slate-blue undercolor. The chest is to be fawn over a medium slate-blue undercolor. The top of the tail is to be blue, sparsely ticked with fawn, over a medium slate-blue undercolor. The nape of the neck is to be fawn. 
Eyes -- Blue-gray
Faults -- Fault animals that have light color on the surface, in intermediary band, or for creamy undercolor.
Disqualifications from Competition -- Disqualifty for white undercolor. 


Squirrel

Squirrel - The surface color on the top and sides of the body is to be blue mingled with white. There is a blue band at the top of the intermediary band. The intermediate band is to be white over a medium slate-blue undercolor. The chest is to be a light pearl over a medium slate-blue undercolor. The top of the tail is to be blue, sparsely ticked with white, over a medium slate-blue undercolor. The nape of the neck is to be white. 
Eyes -- Blue-gray


Broken Group

In the broken Group, the 4 points allotted for color are to be equally distributed between color and pattern. All Broken and Tri-colored animals are to have a balanced nose marking with no preference given for a butterfly over evenly balanced nose spots, a colored eye marking around each eye, and colored ears. The body color is to be evenly distrubuted in a spotted, patched, or blanket pattern. The feet are to be pure white. White toenails are preferred on Broken patterned animals. Broken patterened animals are not to be disqualified for colored or mismatched toenails. Colored spots are permissible on the legs and underside of the rabbit. The total amount of coloration on a Broken patterned animal is prefeered to not cover less than 10% or more than 70% of the entire animal.

Faults -- White on one or both ears; unbalanced nose marking; unbalanced body markings; one or more colored toenails; scattered white hairs in the colored markings.

Disqualifications from Competition -- Disqualify for the absence of a colored nose marking, complete absence of color on either ear, absence of color around either eye; eye color other than called for under respective color descriptions; foreign color spots. 

Disqualify for less than 10% pattern. Do not disqualify for white spot(s) in colored sections. 



Broken

Broken -- Broken consists of any recognized breed variety color in conjunction with white. Toenails are preferred to be white. Do not disqualify for mismatched or colored toenails. The eye color is to correspond with the eye color specified under the respective solid colored varieties. 



  • Example of a broken chinchilla Holland Lop
    Example of a broken chinchilla Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken chinchilla Holland Lop
    Example of a broken chinchilla Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken chocolate Holland Lop
    Example of a broken chocolate Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken black tort Holland Lop
    Example of a broken black tort Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken black tort Holland Lop
    Example of a broken black tort Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken black tort Holland Lop
    Example of a broken black tort Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken blue Holland Lop
    Example of a broken blue Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken blue Holland Lop
    Example of a broken blue Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken black gold tipped steel Holland Lop
    Example of a broken black gold tipped steel Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken black gold tipped steel Holland Lop
    Example of a broken black gold tipped steel Holland Lop
  • Example of a broken chestnutHolland Lop
    Example of a broken chestnutHolland Lop
  • Example of a orange Holland Lop
    Example of a orange Holland Lop
Example of a broken chinchilla Holland Lop
Example of a broken chinchilla Holland Lop

Tri-colored

Tri-Colored -- Tri-color consists of white in conjunction with one of the following combinations of two colors: Dense Black and Golden Orange, Blue and Golden Fawn, dark Chocolate Brown and Golden Orange, or Lilac and Golden Fawn. The colors are to be evenly distributed. Toenails should be white. 

Eyes -- Brown in Black and Chocolate varieties; Blue-gray in Blue and Lilac varieties. 



  • Example of a black/orange/white tricolor Holland Lop
    Example of a black/orange/white tricolor Holland Lop

Pointed White Group

  • Pointed white
  • The body color is to be white to the skin, except the points. The colored points are the nose, ears, feet, legs, and the tail. The color of the points is to be as described in the respective self varieties and the color is to be deep and even. The nose marking is to come well up on the face and be well rounded, clean cut, and distinct. The markings are to be carried well up the forelegs and above the hock joint on the hind legs. The ears are to be well colored and clean at the base. Allowances should be made for developing color on juniors. The upper and lower sides of the tail are to be well colored. Toe nails are to be colored. The eyes are to have a ruby red pupil, with a lighter pink color in the iris.
    • Black pointed

    • Blue pointed

    • Chocolate pointed 

    • Lilac pointed

Self Group

Self pattern is to have the same color over the body, head, ears, feet, legs, and tail. 

Black

Black -- The surface color is to be a rich, jet black, extending well down the hair shaft. The undercolor is to be a dark slate-blue.

Eyes -- Brown. 

Faults -- Fault animals for having a brownish tinge, faded color, scattered white hairs, or a light undercolor. 



  • Example of a solid black Holland Lop
    Example of a solid black Holland Lop
Example of a solid black Holland Lop
Example of a solid black Holland Lop

Blue 

Blue -- the surface color is to be a rich, dark blue, extending well down the hair shaft. The undercolor is to be a medium blue. 

Eyes -- Blue-gray.

Faults -- Fault animals for having faded color, scattered white hairs, or a light undercolor. 

  • Example of a solid blue Holland Lop
    Example of a solid blue Holland Lop
Example of a solid blue Holland Lop
Example of a solid blue Holland Lop

Chocolate 

Chocolate - The surface color is to be a rich chocolate, extending well down the hair shaft. The undercolor is to be a dove-gray.

Eyes -- Brown. 

Faults -- Fault animals for having faded color, scattered white hairs, or a light undercolor. 



Lilac 

Lilac -- The surface color is to be dove-gray with a pinkish tint, extending well down the hair shaft. The undercolor is to be a pale dove-gray. 

Eyes -- Blue-gray.

Faults -- Fault animals for having faded color or scattered white hairs. 



White, Blue Eyed 

White, Blue Eyed -- The surface color and undercolor is to be pure white. 

Eyes -- Brilliant Blue.

Faults -- Fault animals with creamy, yellow, or stained fur. 



  • Example of a Blue Eyed White Holland Lop
    Example of a Blue Eyed White Holland Lop
  • Example of a Blue Eyed White Holland Lop
    Example of a Blue Eyed White Holland Lop
Example of a Blue Eyed White Holland Lop
Example of a Blue Eyed White Holland Lop

White, Ruby Eyed 

White, Ruby Eyed -- The surface and undercolor is to be pure white. The eyes are to have a ruby red pupil with a lighter pink color in the iris. 

Faults -- Fault animals with creamy, yellow, or stained fur. 



Shaded Group

Sable Point

Sable Point -- Color is to be a rich sepia brown on the nose, ears, feet, legs, and tail. Marking color is to shade rapidly to rich cream body color. The entire body is to be a creamy color, with white undercolor. Some slightly darker shading is permissible on the saddle, but highly undesirable. Body surface is to be a lighter than the point color to give the proper contrast. 

Eyes -- Brown.

Faults -- Blotchy color; markings too light, so as to lose the marked contrast between the dark marking color and the rich creamy body color. 



Siamese Sable

Siamese Sable -- The surface color is to be a rich sepia brown on the head, ears, back, legs, and top of the tail. The surface color will fade to a lighter sepia on the sides, chest, belly, inside of legs, and underside of the tail. Dark face color is to fade from the eyes to the jaws and all blending of color is to be gradual and free from cloches or streaks. The undercolor will be slightly lighter than the surface color. 

Eyes -- Brown. 

Faults -- Fault animals that have streaks, blotches, or poor color blending. Animals that are too light or too dark are undesirable. Scattered white hairs, or lack of darker color in the loin area is a fault. 



Seal

Seal -- Color is to be a rich, dark sepia (almost black) saddle, shading, to a slightly paler flanks, chest, and belly. Color is to go well down the hair shaft, with under color to match shadings throughout. Saddle color is to extend from the nape of the neck to the tail.

Eyes - Brown.

Faults -- Fault for rusty tinge. 

Disqualifications from Competition - Animals too dark to show a contrasting of shadings. 



Tortoise 

Tortoise -- (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac) Black or Chocolate color is to be a rusty orange on the saddle; Blue or Lilac color is to be fawn on the saddle; with all varieties blending into a shading of darker color over the lower rump and haunches. The Top color is to carry down and blend into a dark cream under color next to the skin. Top of tail is to match the body color. Underside of the tail is to match shadings as nearly as possible. Shading on the head is darkest at the whisker bed, blending into a lighter shade along the jaw line and darkening again at the whisker bed, blending into a lighter shade along the jaw line and darkening again at the ear base, blending up the ears to match the body color. 

Eyes - Black and Chocolate are to be Brown. Blue and Lilac are to be Blue-gray. 

Faults - Fault animals that are too light or too dark; light color on the underside of the tail is undesirable. 

Disqualification from Competition -- Disqualify animals with a pure white belly or underside of tail. 



  • Example of a solid black tort Holland Lop
    Example of a solid black tort Holland Lop
  • Example of a solid blue tort Holland Lop
    Example of a solid blue tort Holland Lop
Example of a solid black tort Holland Lop
Example of a solid black tort Holland Lop

Tan Pattern

Otter

Otter - (Black, Blue, Chocolate, and Lilac) The surface color of the head, outside of ears, front of forefeet, outside of hind feet, and the top sides of the body are to be the surface color and the undercolor described in the respective self variety. The Black and the Chocolate animals will have orange markings and ticking, while the Blue and Lilac animals will have fawn markings and ticking color. The belly, nostrils, eye circles, jowls, underside of tail, inside of ears, back of forefeet, and the inside of the hind feet and legs are to be creamy white, highlighted by an orange or fawn marking as it meets the self color of the body. The undercolor of the belly is to be slate blue. The triangle and the collar are to be orange or fawn. Orange or fawn ticking is to be evenly distributed on the chest, sides, and lower hind quarters.

Eyes -- Eye color is to be as described in the respective self varieties.

Faults -- Mealiness on the ears, head, or boy; faded or indistinct markings. 



  • example of a solid blue otter
    example of a solid blue otter

Ticked Group

Steel

Steel -- (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac) (Gold or Silver Tipping) The surface color of the body is to be black, blue, chocolate, or lilac, with color running as deep as possible. Coat is to be interspersed  with an even ticking of gold or silver over the head, ears, chest, top and sides of the body, legs, and feet. The nap of the neck and around the nostrils is to be a basic color or match the ticking color. Lap spots are permissible. The upper tail color is to match the basic color, with the surface color of the underside of the tail to match the belly color as close as possible. Lighter color is permissible on the belly. 

Eyes -- Black and Chocolate are to be Brown; Blue and Lilac to be Blue-gray. 

Faults -- Fault animals with absence of ticking on head, ear, legs, or loin and for slight ring color on the lower part of the body. 



Wideband

Cream

Color on the body, head, ears, feet, and top of the tail is to be a creamy beige, carried well down toward the skin. Eye circles, inside of ears, underside of jowls, underside of tail, and belley are to be white. 

Eyes -- Blue-gray.

Faults -- Brassy, lemon, or frosty gray tinge to ears, face, or feet. 



Fawn

Fawn -- Color is to be a rich golden color on the saddle, running down the flanks. Color is to run well down the hair shaft to a near white undercolor. Chest color is to match the flank color. Head, and top of tail are to be fawn. Eye circles, inside of ears, underside of jowls, underside of tail, and belly are to be white. 

Eyes -- Brown.

Faults -- Blotches, streaks, or smutt on the body, head, ears, or feet. 



Frosty

Frosty -- Color is to be light pearl, as even as possible. When blowing into the coat, a slight ring may appear at the tip of the hair shaft. Slightly darker tint on nose, ears, legs, and feet is permissible. Belly color and undercolor is to be a light pearly to white. White on underside of tail is permitted. 

Eyes -- Brown or Blue-gray.

Faults - Fault for color that is blotchy; too dark in color and showing saddle shading; yellow or stained. 



Orange

Orange -- The surface color of the body is to be a bright orange on the head, outside of the ears, back and the tip of the tail. The color will fade to a lighter orange on the sides and chest. Color is to extend well down the hair shaft to an off-white undercolor. The surface color of the belly (except for the orange lap spots), back of the forelegs, inside of the hind legs, top of the hind feet, and underside of the lower jaw is to be white with an off-white undercolor. The inside of the ears, nostrils and eye circles are to be creamy white. 

Eyes -- Brown.

Faults -- Fault animals with smutty color, ticking, or ear lacing. 



  • Example of a solid orange Holland Lop
    Example of a solid orange Holland Lop
Example of a solid orange Holland Lop
Example of a solid orange Holland Lop

Red

Color is to be a bright reddish sorrel, but not so dark as to reach mahogany red. Color shall carry as deep down the hair shaft as possible. The belly color may be somewhat lighter in shade, approaching a deep creamy cast. White on the underside of the tail is permitted. 

Eyes -- Brown.

Faults -- Fault for light of dark ticking, when sufficient to produce a frosty or smudgy effect; white belly, white eye circles, or stray white hairs. 



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