Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its not easy reason being bunnies are sensitive 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 raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think are not harmful, in fact they may 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 make the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you need to learn.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are kept for the production of meat and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are non-meat eaters, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may also give them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like 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 stainlesss steel cages or wood cages because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies 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 little cuddling.