Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging because rabbits are sensitive 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 rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in reality 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 kick you off. So before you choose the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not best for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are kept for meat production and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can’t feed them meat. You must 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 germinate more powerful and healthier. 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 bunnies. If you need to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protecting fence. Bunnie houses should be made from steel cages or wood hutches because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just care for them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some little bit of cuddling.