Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being rabbits are fragile animals.
But if you really know 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 rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could think aren’t harmful, in fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you make the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. 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 need a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also give 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 can be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you would like to keep outdoor rabbits then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a safety fence. Bunnie houses must be made from metal cages or wood hutches because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just look after them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some little bit of cuddling.