Being a rabbit owner can be fun and relaxing. But on the other side its not easy because rabbits are fragile creatures.
But if you know very well what you are doing then you will be a cheerful owner. If you are new to keeping rabbits 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.
Rabbits are high maintenance animals which need a lot of attention and affection. Although they are cuty creatures that you may think aren’t harmful, in fact they may hurt you if you handle them in a manner they don’t like. Their back legs are strong and they use them to beat you off. So before you choose the decision in rearing rabbits they are some things that you may want to know.
– There are various sizes of rabbits. They are little bunnies that may be kept in small shelters and are not good for meat production. Then they are the bigger ones that need a lot of space to live in. These are the bunnies that are kept 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 not 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 germinate more powerful and healthier. A supplementary diet of hay and alfalfa may be provided to them as well.
– You must decide if you would like to keep indoor or outdoor bunnies. If you need to keep outdoor rabbits then you must be sure to offer protection for them. You should build them shelter and a protecting fence. Bunnie houses must be made from stainlesss steel cages or wood hutches because bunnies may eat on the wood.
Rearing rabbits 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.