Being a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy reason being rabbits 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 bunnies then its highly recommended that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think are not harmful, in actual fact they can 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 rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that may be kept in small shelters and are not great for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat 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 must 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 germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you need to keep outdoor rabbits then you must be sure to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a safety fence. Bunnie houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cages because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just care for them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.