Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being rabbits are fragile animals.
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 discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think are not harmful, in fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a way 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 raising rabbits they are some things that you need to know.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that may be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are vegans, so you can not feed them meat. You must 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 provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like to keep outdoor rabbits then you should be sure to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Bunnie houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Rearing bunnies is not the easiest 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.