Being a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its not easy because rabbits are sensitive animals.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to raising bunnies then its recommended that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might 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 very strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you make the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you need to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that may 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 bunnies that are raised for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know that they are vegans, 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 may be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you would like to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting 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 manage them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.