Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging reason being rabbits 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 raising bunnies then its highly 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 aren’t harmful, in fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you choose the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you may want to learn.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are small rabbits that may be kept in small houses and are not best for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are kept for the production of meat and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are vegetarians, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You may also give 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 may be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. 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 cages because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Rearing bunnies is not the simplest 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.