Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging reason being bunnies are sensitive animals.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits then its highly recommended that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you might think are not harmful, in reality 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 various sizes of bunnies. They are little bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not great for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits 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 may also give them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you need to keep outdoor rabbits then you must ensure you offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just manage them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.