Becoming a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult reason being bunnies 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 raising bunnies then its a good idea that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could 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 strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you make the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not great for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are kept for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them bunnie 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 provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to raise outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood hutches because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the easiest 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.