Eastern States Flemish Giant Rabbit Breeders Association

The Premier Flemish Club for those interested in showing and raising the Flemish Giant


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Posted on September 30, 2016 at 5:20 PM


One of my pet peeves with new breeders is they think the bigger the Flemish it must be better. That is so far from the truth! Big is nice, but a long narrow 20 pounder is normally a poor breeder based on past experience. The does don't want to lift and the bucks are lazy breeders with little stamina. And those long narrow animals produce the same for generations. So man...

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Silver Tip Flemish, Silver Black Giants or just Tweeners?

Posted on July 31, 2015 at 9:05 PM

Silver Tip Flemish, Silver Black Giants or just Tweeners?

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Herb Carter's passing

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 12:45 AM


Tonight I learned that our fellow Flemish breeder Herb Carter has passed away. Herb and his wife Emily were very well known for there Black and Blue Flemish and were both a wealth of knowledge with the Flemish Giant. Herb and Emily were both very involved in both the NFFGRB and ESFGRBA. If you ever had questions, Herb was one that was always willing to answer them. Herb and Emily will both be missed. My sincere condolences go out to ...

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Emily Carter, A Tribute

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Emily Carter has passed away. She and her husband, Herb have been longtime Flemish Giant breeders, known particularly for their outstanding Blacks and Blues. Together, over the years, they have won almost every award for their excellence in in the Flemish world, including the prestigious Master Breeder award. Emily battled cancer long and hard, and didn't allow it to keep her down. Even in the roughest of times, she always managed to come to the shows to see her friends...

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An Article by Dr. Wendy Feaga

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 10:15 AM

Mucoid Enteritis

The following is a reprint of an article received by Dr.

Wendy Feaga, with her permission.

Wendy is a member

of the AFNZRB.


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Bob Shaftoe, Rest in Peace

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Most of us knew and admired this stoic British ARBA Judge.  He was a friend, mentor, advisor to so many over the years.  His passing leaves a  void that is not easily filled.  He was one of the 'old timers',  a judge from 'back in the day' and he could tell you stories about people, shows, conventions, times and places.  And we would listen.....  He judged with professionalism and integrity.  Behind the show table, he not only jud...

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