Becoming a bunny owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging reason being bunnies are fragile animals.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits then its recommended that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in 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 bunnies they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not best for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are kept for the production of meat and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know that they are vegans, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may 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 may be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like to raise outdoor bunnies then you should ensure you offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the easiest 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 bit of cuddling.