Iowa State Fair

Largest Rabbit

August 31, 2021

The Largest Rabbit contest judged at the 2021 Iowa State Fair tipped the scales at 18.5 pounds. “Marge” is co-owned by Tom and Deona Casel and Mallory Jamison of Maquoketa.

“Sassifrass,” shown by Adeline Baskett of Waverly, weighed in at 15.9 pounds and claimed second place.

Third place went to “Bambi,” shown by Dave Bellman of Dubuque, with a weight of 14 pounds.

The State Fair record for Largest Rabbit was set in 2012 at 22.34 pounds.