Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult because rabbits 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 keeping rabbits 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 in front of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think aren’t harmful, in actual fact they may 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 make the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are various sizes of bunnies. They are little rabbits that can be kept in small shelters and are not best for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are kept for the production of meat and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you need to understand that they are vegetarians, so you can’t feed them meat. You should 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 germinate more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be given to them as well.
– You must decide if you want to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you want to keep outdoor rabbits then you should be sure you to offer protection for them. You must build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses must be made from metal cages or wood cases because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Rearing bunnies is not the easiest 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 little cuddling.