Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its not easy reason being rabbits are fragile creatures.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to raising rabbits then its a good idea that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could 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 kick you off. So before you choose the decision in rearing bunnies they are some things that you need to learn.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small houses and are not best for producing meat. 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 mating.
– 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 veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like to keep outdoor rabbits then you should be sure to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Bunnie houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cases because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits 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.