Being a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult reason being bunnies 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 rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could think are not harmful, in fact they can hurt you if you handle them in a way they don’t like. Their back legs are very strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you make the decision in raising rabbits 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 houses and are not good for meat production. Then they are 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 need to understand that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You may also feed them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you would like to raise outdoor bunnies then you must be sure to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from metal cages or wood hutches because rabbits can 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 cuddling.