Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging reason being bunnies are fragile creatures.
But if you know very well 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 rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could think are not harmful, in 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 need to know.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies 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 live in. These are the rabbits that are raised for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to understand that they are vegetarians, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also give them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. 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 rabbits. If you want to raise outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protective fence. Bunnie houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cases 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 proper housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.