Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult because rabbits are fragile creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to raising rabbits then its a good idea that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could think are not harmful, in actual fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you choose the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are different 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 need a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know 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 bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You must 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 must build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cages 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 proper housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.