Breeders are not only interested in how to care for fluffy animals, to build a cage for their maintenance at home. Many grow them for sale, so they want to know what to feed rabbits so that they gain weight quickly, and especially in summer. Videos, useful recommendations of already experienced rabbit breeders will certainly help in the selection of diets for individuals.
A balanced diet is very important for animals, because it gives them the necessary strength, allows them to develop strong immunity, fight diseases, and, of course, quickly gain weight. How to feed the rabbits to achieve the desired result? Further from the article we learn in more detail.
Succulent feeds in sufficient quantities have a good effect on the growth of rabbits.
Features feeding rabbits at home
It is worth noting that fluffy animals eat a lot of food, but rarely eat excess food. The process of assimilation of their food is very fast. It is for this purpose that breeders need to regularly replenish their food supplies. Intensive growth of rabbits stops approximately when they are 8 months or more. In many ways, it also depends on the breed. During this period, it is extremely inexpedient to feed and keep them in the household, so they are slaughtered for meat.
Of course, rabbits need a balanced diet, which will include not only herbs, but also other substances useful for their livelihoods, development and growth, minerals, vitamins and feed. It can be legumes, vegetables, and waste from the table, and tops, and oilcake.
A balanced diet is very important for the rapid growth of rabbits.
How to feed rabbits: useful tips for beginners
Of course, feed for rabbits are divided conditionally into several categories. These include succulent and coarse feed, vitamin and mineral supplements, succulent, and also concentrated feed. Next, we discuss the most useful and necessary ingredients that should be in the diet of rabbits. These include:
- Feed directly of animal origin. Although there are different opinions on this subject, many rabbit farms are actively introducing it, and individuals grow quickly. Especially popular are fish oil, meat and bone meal, and milk.
- Succulent feed. This category includes greens, tops, roots and vegetables. It is these delicacies that rabbits like so much. Succulent feeds contain an enormous amount of vitamins, trace elements and moisture. It is especially useful to feed them rabbits in the winter so that they gain weight, strengthen their immunity.