Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging reason being rabbits 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 rabbits then its recommended that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could 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 beat you off. So before you choose the decision in raising bunnies they are some things that you need to find out.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not great for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are kept for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy veggies 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 healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you need to keep outdoor bunnies then you should ensure you offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a safety fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just manage them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.