Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy reason being rabbits are delicate 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 learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you could think are not harmful, in actual fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you make the decision in raising rabbits they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are small rabbits that may 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 bunnies that are kept for meat production and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are vegetarians, so you can’t feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may 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 or alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you would like to raise outdoor rabbits 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 stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because bunnies may 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 cuddling.