Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging reason being bunnies are sensitive creatures.
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 learn all you can in raising 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 require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in fact they can hurt you if you handle them in a manner 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 bunnies they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not great for producing meat. Then they will be the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are kept for the production of meat and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are vegetarians, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy veggies 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 healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you need to raise outdoor bunnies then you should be sure to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the easiest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just manage them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.