Being a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being rabbits are delicate creatures.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to keeping bunnies then its recommended that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think are not harmful, in reality they can hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you make the decision in rearing bunnies they are some things that you need to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are little bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are raised for meat production and mating.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You should 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 and alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to raise outdoor rabbits then you must be sure to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood cases because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the easiest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just care for them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some little bit of cuddling.