Being a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being rabbits are fragile creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to raising bunnies then its recommended that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could think aren’t harmful, in actual fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you make the decision in rearing bunnies they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are little bunnies that can be kept in small houses 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 raised for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you have to know that they are vegans, so you can not feed them meat. You must feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you need to raise outdoor bunnies then you should be sure to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses should be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits is not the easiest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just manage them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some little bit of cuddling.