Becoming a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other hand its challenging reason being rabbits are delicate creatures.
But if you really know what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to keeping bunnies then its recommended that you learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about raising rabbits then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you might think aren’t harmful, in reality 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 bunnies they are some things that you need to know.
– There are different sizes of rabbits. They are small bunnies that can be kept in small shelters and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that require a lot of space to reside. These are the bunnies that are raised for meat production and mating.
– When it comes to feeding bunnies you have to know that they are vegans, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can 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 or alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to keep outdoor rabbits then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Bunnie houses must be made from steel cages or wood cages because bunnies can eat on the wood.
Rearing bunnies is not the easiest 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 cuddling.