Growth Chart

Desired sizes for Flemish Giants

At one point or another, almost every owner of a Flemish Giant asks, “How big should my rabbit be?”  To help answer this question, this chart is set-up as a basic guideline to give you an idea of what most common minimum as well as the best desired sizes are, based on age, for your giant bunny pals. In addition to this, we have included idea size of ear length per age as well.

AGE

TARGET WEIGHT (pounds)

EAR LENGTH

 

MINIMUM - AVERAGE

EXCELLENT

 

 

2 weeks

6oz – 1.0lb

 

 

1 month

1mo 1wk

1mo 2wk

1mo 3wk

1.5 – 1.75

1.75-2.0

2.5 – 3.25

3.5 – 4.0

 

4”

 

 

 

 

2 months

2mo 1wk

2mo 2wk

2mo 3wk

4.0 – 4.75

5.0 – 5.25

5.50 – 5.75

6.00 – 6.50

6

 

 

 

 

 

5”

 

 

 

 

 

3 months

3mo 1wk

3mo 2wk

3mo 3wk

6.0 – 7.0

7.50 – 7.75

7.75 – 8.25

8.25 – 9.0

10

 

 

 

 

 

5 ½”

 

 

 

 

 

4 months

4mo 1wk

4mo 2wk

4mo 3wk

8.0 – 9.25

9.25 – 9.50

10.0 – 10.25

10.25 – 10.50

12

 

 

 

 

 

5 ½”

 

 

 

 

 

5 months

5mo 2wk

10.0 – 11.50

– 12.25

14

 

 

5 ¾”

 

 

6 months

6mo 2wk

11.0 – 13.0

– 13.50

15

 

 

6”

 

 

7 months

7mo 2wk

12.0 – 14.0

– 14.50

16

 

 

6” +

 

 

8 months

 

 

8mo 2wk

BUCKS – 13.0 minimum

DOES – 14.0 minimum

13.50 – 15.25

17

 

 

 

 

 

9+ months

14.0 – 15.50

18+

 

 

  

***SHOW REQUIREMENTS:   Junior’s must be a minimum of 7lbs….  Senior Bucks must be a minimum of 13lbs… Senior Does must be a minimum of 14lbs…. body length should be no less than 20, with an ear length of 6.”

Max growth: 10 to 14 months depending on variety and bloodlines. (some lines of Fawns are notoriously late bloomers.)