Becoming a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being bunnies are fragile animals.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a happy owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits then its a good idea that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in fact they can hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to kick you off. So before you choose the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that may be kept in small houses and are not best for producing meat. Then they will be the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are raised for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need 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 feed them rabbit pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood cases because rabbits can eat on the wood.
Rearing 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.