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They are killed by internal electrocution or poisoned. The rabbit farmers take care not to damage the animals fur. Fur farmers argue that cruelty is not imposed on the animal during the operation. They say that any physical abuse to the animal during the process would make the animals fur useless. The animal, which is normally 10 to 12 weeks old, suffers a painful death, but at least the precious fur is protected.

Rabbits raised for their fur lead miserable lives in cramped and overcrowded conditions, often suffer from injuries inflicted by their cage-mates, and many die early deaths from their injuries. Rabbits raised for fur is a fiercely debated topic between fur advocates and animal rights groups such as the Animal Liberation Front.

Do a video search for farms and you can see first hand the conditions that these condemned animals live in.


In a terrible way.

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Q: How are rabbits killed to make a fur coat?
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How many rabbits are killed to make one fur coat?

It takes 30-40 rabbits to make ONE coat. These animals are raises and killed inhumanly. They are often killed between 10-12 weeks old.

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Meat, fur to make a coat.

How many rabbits are killed to make a fur coat?

Depending on the size of the coat and length it could take anywhere from 20-30 for smaller shorter coats to 50 plus for larger longer lenght coats.

How many animals are killed each year for their fur?

Millions of animals are killed each year for their fur. Every year in France, over 70 million rabbits alone are killed for their fur to make coats.

Are sheep killed to make fur?

Generally no. The fur grows on the sheep while it is alive, and is simply shaved off so the coat can regrow.

What is the dominant color of fur rabbits have?

The wild rabbit agoutti coat is dominant.

What are seals killed for?

If killed by humans, seals are used for their fur and sell fur coat in the black market. By other animals, seals are killed for food.

What kind of animals get killed for fur?

Sadly many animals get killed for their fur. But the most common include minks, possums, foxes, sheep, and rabbits.

Why do rabbits have fur?

rabbits have fur because the fur is used to keep the rabbits warm

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A furry coat is a coat with fur or if your talking about coated fur its just fur.

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No because rabbits are warm blooded and have a dense coat of fur and are completely fine inside a house :)

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Sometimes but not always. Some people eat rabbit (feet) so they are killed for food. Hunters also might want to kill them for a hunting accomplishment, but most of the time, rabbits are not the main victim to be killed for fur. Mostly bears are killed for their fur (fur coats).

Do they kill the mink when they make mink coats?

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