Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging because rabbits are fragile creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to raising bunnies then its recommended that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in reality they can hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you choose the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and mating.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know that they are vegetarians, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also give them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you need to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the easiest 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 bit of cuddling.