Being a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult reason being rabbits are sensitive animals.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to raising bunnies then its highly recommended that you discover all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies 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 cuty creatures that you could think are not harmful, in 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 rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to learn.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little bunnies that may be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that need 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 have 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 rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you need to raise outdoor rabbits then you should be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses must be made from steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies 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.