Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy reason being rabbits are sensitive animals.
But if you really know 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 learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think aren’t 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 beat you off. So before you choose the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you need to know.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that may be kept in small houses and are not best for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. 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 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 healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the easiest 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 little bit of cuddling.