Being a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being bunnies are delicate animals.
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 a good idea that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think are not harmful, in fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you make the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you may want to learn.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are raised for the production of meat and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not 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 healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to keep outdoor rabbits then you should be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses must be made from steel cages or wood hutches because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just manage them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.