Determination of some characteristics of New Zealand white rabbit furs for leather garment

Karavana H. A.

INDUSTRIA TEXTILA, vol.63, no.2, pp.75-78, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : INDUSTRIA TEXTILA
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-78


The aim of the study was to investigate availability in rabbit fur production of New Zealand white rabbit pelts that they are by-product of a meat species rabbit and, to determine some important characteristics in point of leather garment, industry of rabbit furs. New Zealand white rabbit furs were manufactured from 25 New Zealand white rabbit pelts according to special recipe for rabbit fur production. According to findings from physical tests and chemical analysis, it was ! detected that these furs are suitable for garment usage. Therefore, developed recipe for production of rabbit furs is also suitable for New Zealand white rabbit pelts.