Being a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging reason being bunnies are delicate animals.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to keeping bunnies then its a good idea that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you might think are not harmful, in actual fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to beat 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 small rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for producing meat. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you have to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them germinate more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to raise outdoor bunnies then you should be sure you to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from metal cages or wood hutches because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Rearing 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 little bit of cuddling.