Being a bunny owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy because rabbits are sensitive creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to raising rabbits then its recommended that you discover 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 creatures which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think are not harmful, in fact they can 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 choose the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are little bunnies that may be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are vegans, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may also feed 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 may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want 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 must be made from metal cages or wood hutches because rabbits can 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 bit of cuddling.