Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging because bunnies are fragile creatures.
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 a good idea that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could think are not 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 kick you off. So before you make the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you may want to learn.
– There are various sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are kept for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are vegans, so you can’t feed them meat. You should feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also give them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to raise outdoor bunnies then you must ensure you offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cases because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Raising 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 bit of cuddling.