Being a rabbit owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other side its difficult reason being 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 bunnies then its a good idea that you learn all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Rabbits are high maintenance creatures which require a lot of attention plus affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you may think are not harmful, in fact they may 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 choose the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to find out.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little rabbits that may be kept in small houses and are not great for producing meat. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and reproduction.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you need to understand that they are non-meat eaters, so you can not feed them meat. You should feed them chewy veggies like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed 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 should decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you would like to keep outdoor rabbits then you should ensure you offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protective fence. Rabbit houses should be made from metal cages or wood cages 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 care for them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some bit of cuddling.