Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging because rabbits are fragile 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 rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and 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 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 shelters and are not best 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 meat production and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are vegans, 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 healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to raise outdoor bunnies 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 stainlesss steel 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 look after them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.