Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult reason being rabbits are sensitive creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits then its a good idea that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think aren’t 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 choose the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are various sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not best for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are kept for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to know that they are vegetarians, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you need to keep outdoor rabbits then you should be sure you to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cases because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Rearing bunnies 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 bit of cuddling.