Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult reason being rabbits are fragile creatures.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to raising bunnies then its a good idea that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you might think are not harmful, in fact they can hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you choose the decision in rearing bunnies they are some things that you may want to learn.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not best for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may also feed them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you need to keep outdoor rabbits then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a safety fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood cases because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the easiest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just look after them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.