Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy because rabbits are sensitive animals.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to keeping bunnies then its recommended that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think are not harmful, in actual fact 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 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 bunnies. They are small bunnies that may 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 rabbits that are kept for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to understand that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish 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 must build them shelter and a safety fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood hutches because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the simplest 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 bit of cuddling.