Being a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy reason being bunnies are delicate creatures.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits then its highly recommended that you learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies 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 might think are not harmful, in actual 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 kick you off. So before you choose the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are various sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that can be kept in small houses 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 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 may be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like to raise outdoor rabbits then you should ensure you offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Raising 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.