Description: This breed originated from Germany from Himalayan and argente rabbits. It is a medium-size breed; A registration weight of six and a half to eight and half pounds is required.
There is no visible neck in this cobby or dumpy breed. The fur is intensely black and shiny on the surface, even the belly is black but it is matt and not as lustrous. The fur when parted should be at least one fourth of an inch colored black at the tips and the rest of dark slate blue. However, some isolated but evenly distributed white hair are permissible. The eyes are dark brown and the toenails dark coloured. Any lightness in these parts is considered a fault.