Being a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its not easy because bunnies are sensitive creatures.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to raising rabbits then its highly recommended that you learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could think are not harmful, in actual 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 need to learn.
– There are various sizes of bunnies. They are small bunnies that may be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are kept for the production of meat and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to understand that they are vegans, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them germinate more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you would like to raise 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 steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just manage them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.