Becoming a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being bunnies are fragile creatures.
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 rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could think aren’t harmful, in actual fact they may 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 make the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small houses and are not good for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are kept for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know 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 germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a safety fence. Rabbit houses must be made from metal cages or wood cages because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits 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 little cuddling.