Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its not easy reason being bunnies are fragile animals.
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 learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing 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 cuty creatures that you could think are not harmful, in actual fact they can hurt you if you handle them in a manner 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 various sizes of bunnies. They are little rabbits that may be kept in small shelters and are not good for meat production. Then they will be the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are raised for the production of meat and mating.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to know 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 healthy. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You should decide if you wish to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor bunnies then you must be sure to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Rabbit houses should be made from steel cages or wood cases because rabbits may eat on the wood.
Raising rabbits is not the simplest thing to do but at the same time its not that difficult. Just look after them by giving them proper housing, feeding them right and also some little bit of cuddling.