Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging because bunnies are fragile animals.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to raising rabbits then its a good idea that you learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think are not harmful, in reality they may hurt you if you handle them in a way 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 raising rabbits they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not best for meat production. Then they will be 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 reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to know that they are vegans, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may also feed them rabbit 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 provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like to raise outdoor rabbits then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protective fence. Bunnie houses must be made from metal cages or wood cases because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the easiest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just look after them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.