Becoming a bunny owner can be exciting and relaxing. But on the other hand its difficult because rabbits are sensitive animals.
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 highly recommended that you discover all you can in rearing these creatures. Once you learn about rearing bunnies then you will be prepared for what is ahead of you.
Bunnies are high maintenance animals which require a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cute cuddy creatures that you could think aren’t harmful, in reality 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 rabbits they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are different sizes of bunnies. They are little bunnies that may be kept in small houses and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to reside. These are the rabbits that are raised for the production of meat and breeding.
– When it comes to feeding rabbits you have to know that they are non-meat eaters, so you can’t feed them meat. You must feed them chewy vegetables like carrots and cabbages. You can also feed them bunnie pellets since they have a lot of nutrients which will help them grow more powerful and healthy. A supplementary diet of hay or alfalfa can be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor rabbits. If you want to raise outdoor bunnies then you must be sure you to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a safety 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 look after them by giving them good housing, feeding them right and also some little cuddling.