Becoming a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy because bunnies are delicate creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits then its highly recommended that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think are not harmful, in actual 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 choose the decision in rearing bunnies they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies that can be kept in small houses and are not great 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 have to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also give them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor rabbits then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from steel cages or wood cases 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 manage them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some little bit of cuddling.