Being a bunny owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging because bunnies are delicate animals.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to keeping bunnies then its a good idea that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may 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 strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you make the decision in rearing bunnies they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that may be kept in small shelters and are not best for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are vegetarians, so you can’t feed them meat. You should feed them chewy veggies 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 given to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor bunnies then you should ensure you offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cases because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the simplest 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.