June30 , 2022

Do’s And Don’ts of Rabbit Production

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 Do’s And Don’ts of Rabbit Production

DO’s

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  • Feed your rabbit the right diet. They need a specialised rabbit food and their own body weight in hay to eat each day. See Bunnie’s Breakfasts for other food to complement their diet.
  •  Use the feeding guide. Remember your pet is an individual and the guide is just an idea. So a lively, playful rabbit may need more food than an older rabbit that doesn’t do as much. If in doubt ask your vet.
  •  Make sure your rabbit or other small herbivores (animals that only eat plants) have lots of good quality forage, like leaves and grasses, to eat.
  •  Make sure your rabbit always has plenty of fresh clean water available. Give your pet its own bowls for food and water and don’t forget to wash up!

Read also: Safe Herbs for rabbits and their medicinal properties

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DON’TS

  •  Feed a lot of treats. If you do, reduce the food you’re giving them at mealtimes.
  •  Don’t give human food snacks and treats to your rabbit. These are often too fattening for them and lead to them putting on weight.
  •  Root vegetables (like carrots) or fruit can be given to rabbits as an occasional treat but not too often as they can are high in starch and sugar.

Read also: How to start rabbit Farming business

  •  When you feed small your rabbit, don’t refill half empty bowls until they’ve eaten all the food.

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