The development of rabbits is affected not only by the quality of the food that they consume, but also by housing, so it is necessary to create and constantly maintain good conditions for the existence of animals. Cellular content is the most optimal type of rabbit breeding. In the cage, you can competently take care of animals, portion feed, carry out mating, treat if diseases arise and subsequently receive excellent young animals and products at a high level.
Hutches can be located both indoors, for example in a barn, and on the street. There are three types of cage breeding of rabbits:
- Year-round breeding indoors;
- Combined breeding (in summer – on the street, in winter – indoors);
- Year-round outdoor breeding.
It is believed that the placement of cells on the outdoor is especially beneficial for rabbits, as this contributes to the appearance of a high-quality dense hairline in rabbits, the development of immunity to diseases, and the improvement of productive qualities in females.
Features of outdoor hutches
Outdoor hutches for rabbits, as it already becomes clear from the name, are located outdoors, that is, in the open. The advantage of outdoor accommodation is a large unlimited territory on which buildings can be located. This is especially convenient when the number of rabbits exceeds 100 individuals. Also, street cages are much easier to maintain and clean. During their construction, durable and rough materials are used. The designs themselves are sufficiently stable and reliable, this is necessary to protect rabbits from adverse weather conditions, as well as from the effects of other species of animals: dogs, cats, rats. Continue reading “Rabbit Hutches: Design Options”