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 keeping rabbits then its recommended that you learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think are not harmful, in actual fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are 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 know.
– There are various sizes of bunnies. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters 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 rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you have to know that they are vegetarians, so you can’t feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also give them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you need to keep outdoor rabbits then you should ensure you offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a safety fence. Bunnie houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the simplest 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 little bit of cuddling.