Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its not easy reason being bunnies are fragile creatures.
But if you know very well 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 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 creatures which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in reality they can hurt you if you handle them in a manner 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 rabbits they are some things that you need to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are little bunnies that can be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are kept for meat production and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor bunnies then you should be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a safety fence. Bunnie houses should be made from metal cages or wood cases because bunnies can 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 proper housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.