Being a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its challenging reason being rabbits are delicate animals.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to raising bunnies then its a good idea that you learn all you can in raising these creatures. Once you learn about raising bunnies 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 might 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 rearing bunnies they are some things that you need to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies that may be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to understand that they are vegans, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can 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 and alfalfa may be given to them as well.
– You must 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 safety fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood hutches because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Raising bunnies is not the easiest 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 bit of cuddling.