Being a bunny owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult because rabbits are fragile 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 a good idea that you discover 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.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think are not harmful, in reality they can hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you make the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you may want to learn.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that may be kept in small houses and are not best for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are kept for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can’t feed them meat. You should feed them chewy veggies 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 healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to raise outdoor rabbits then you should be sure to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Rearing bunnies 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.