Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand 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 a good idea that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could think are not harmful, in fact they can hurt you if you handle them in a way 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 rabbits they are some things that you need to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are kept for the production of meat and mating.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you have to know that they are vegans, so you can’t feed them meat. You must 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 germinate more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to keep outdoor rabbits 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 cages because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the easiest 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 cuddling.