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Reasonable rabbit raising techniques achieve high economic efficiency

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effective rabbit raising techniques

Recently, rabbits are livestock that have been paid a lot of attention by farmers because they bring great economic efficiency, but besides that, they are also cattle raised with relatively methodical techniques due to their high efficiency. That makes many people hesitate about whether to develop rabbit farming or not. Then hereafter, we would like to introduce to you reasonable and scientific rabbit raising techniques to achieve high economic efficiency.

Things to prepare before raising rabbits.

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Rabbit cage

Before understanding rabbit raising techniques, we need to understand the time of reproduction, care for rabbits after birth, how to prevent diseases properly, besides also need to understand the physiological characteristics as well as the current symptoms of rabbits. The abnormal behavior of rabbits for timely adjustment are necessary and sufficient conditions for farmers to pocket all successful rabbit raising techniques and achieve high yields.

Preparing the rabbit cage

Cages or cages for rabbits you can make from different materials such as iron or wooden bamboo. But for wooden bamboo, you need to make sure to arrange it so that rabbits can’t eat it because they are rodents.

The way to make a reasonable barn is that the area of ​​each cell is 90cm long, about 45cm high, 60cm wide. The rabbit cage has 4 pillars and each leg is 50cm high. Each cage can be made into many plots and only one breeding rabbit can be kept in each box, or it can be 5, 6 after weaning, and 2 rearing rabbits can also be kept.

The bottom should be smooth and flat to prevent rabbits from gnawing, and there should also be a gap to let feces and urine fall to the floor.

Notes in the process of making rabbit cages

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basic barn

To facilitate cleaning, you should design the bottom of the cage to be removable. Around the barn or in the compartment between the cells, it can be separated by rounded bamboo bars or using iron nets. Doing so can help ensure that there are no openings for the rabbit to get out and at the same time there are no conditions for snakes or rats to get in and bite the rabbit.

Each cage needs to arrange 1 feed trough made of iron, corrugated iron, earthenware and 1 green feed trough. If you scold drinking water, you can use cement poured into pots about 10 to 15cm wide and 8 to 10cm high. Drying the cage like this will prevent the rabbit from overturning the water bottle.

For the nests for rabbits, you need to make them of thin wood and strong braces with the length, width, and height of 50cm, 35cm and 20cm respectively.

In order for rabbits to avoid getting sick, the cages should be placed in sheltered places, away from the sun, rain, cold wind, etc.

Choose good varieties

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Choose a breed of rabbit

In order for your rabbit to achieve high economic efficiency, in the first rabbit raising technique, you must choose a good breed. To get such rabbits, you need to go to reputable places, have many years of experience in raising rabbits, manage the herd well and take care of rabbits carefully to find and buy them.

Breed rabbits need to be strong, with a flat back, strong muscles, and a tight butt. You only choose to buy animals with good physical strength, flexibility and sensitivity, so they have a bright face, dry ears and clean feet, body without scales, shiny hair, and normal incisors.

For small rabbit breeds, the female can be mated from the age of 5 months or more. Males are about 6 months old.

If people want to choose a male rabbit, they need to choose one with a big head and stout legs. Not only that, the chest must be enlarged and the penis is straight, both breasts are equal and not flat.

Rabbit Care

Care technique

There are 3 stages that you need to pay attention to when raising rabbits:

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This phase begins from 30 to 70 days of weaning, and up to 70 to 80% of excess male rabbits are fed to meat. At this stage you can raise the same casting, the children and the children to breed as well.

Missing period

The period from 70 to 90 days of age is called the missed stage. At this time, rabbits need to be nurtured more carefully to mature.

At this stage, rabbits cannot eat fatty foods such as corn, bran or rice, etc. Instead, you need to provide them with foods rich in protein, vitamins, and fiber.

The stage of preparing for release

The final stage is the fattening stage of rabbits from 90 to 120 days old. Sometimes only 20 days fattening is killing meat. This stage is to nourish rabbits to fat quickly, the price of 1kg is slightly lower.

At this stage, you feed some starchy foods with an appropriate ratio such as corn bran, rice bran, dried cassava (60-100 g/head/day). It is possible to reduce the forage forage (average only 400 g/head/day at this stage).

Food of rabbits

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rabbit food

The main food source of rabbits is fresh vegetables (corn, kohlrabi, cabbage, etc.) that are roughage. In addition, they can also eat banana leaves, peanuts, wild tea, elephant grass, etc. In short, the food of rabbits is quite diverse.

Food provided to rabbits needs to be clean. You should not feed them in places where people graze to avoid worms.

In particular, rabbits should not eat food that has been molded or fermented, making rabbits prone to abdominal distension and diarrhea. You should also not pile green food into a pile when it is freshly cut, but should be spread out or left on the rig to drain before feeding them.

Common diseases in rabbits

Rabbits often suffer from diseases such as scabies, staphylococcus, fungus, polio, abdominal distention, bloating, etc. So you need to take preventive measures for these diseases in time.

Observe your rabbit closely every day. If the rabbit is sick, has a phenomenon of not eating, losing weight, the hair is no longer shiny, the lying position is not normal or it is difficult to walk, that is the time when the rabbit is sick and needs to take timely measures. .

Rabbit raising techniques and breeding rabbit care

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Scabies in rabbits

Rabbits give birth and reproduce very quickly, so people can breed rabbits to expand their business. Here are some rabbit raising techniques and rabbit care during pregnancy and after pregnancy.

Care when rabbits are pregnant

At least 1 week before the rabbit gives birth, it is advisable to limit the movement of the rabbit as much as possible. Fixed feeding twice a day. Green foods such as water spinach, sweet potato or bran, you should add about 10 to 20g each day and ensure adequate water intake.

About 2-3 days before the rabbit gives birth, you proceed to place the nest in the cage. And when the rabbit is about to give birth, it will be brought into the cage and plucked the belly hair to cover the baby rabbit to keep warm after giving birth.

Taking care of baby rabbits

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Techniques for raising baby rabbits

Owners must ensure nutrition for rabbits so that rabbits can both be pregnant and have enough milk to breastfeed. So you need to feed your rabbit twice a day to ensure adequate milk supply. At the same time, it is also necessary to add water spinach, sweet potato to rabbits, and mixed bran with the same diet as during pregnancy.

Rabbits that drink mother’s milk have very tight and rosy skin. In contrast, babies who are not breastfed will wrinkle. During the period from 1 to 18 days of age, baby rabbits live entirely on mother’s milk. After about 18 days, they were able to leave the nest and eat the food that the mother rabbit brought. By about 30 days of age, they will completely install the mother and separate from the mother.

The technique of raising rabbits is simple, but it is necessary to spend a lot of time taking care of them from 30 days old onwards, if the baby rabbits use too many green vegetables, it will easily cause intestinal diseases. Therefore, you need to supplement with digestive enzymes for them. From 30 to 40 days old, it is recommended that you do not give them mixed food. This type of food is only suitable when the rabbit is more than 40 days old. By 9 weeks of age, rabbits can eat freely and can be sold.

Above are some rabbit raising techniques and scientific rabbit care to achieve high economic value. Hopefully the above article will help some difficulties and concerns in raising rabbits, hope that our farmers will reap many high economic benefits after applying the above techniques sequentially and accurately. . Happy successful people.

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaneyhttps://agrisearch.net
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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