1、 Feeding and management of young rabbits
Rabbits from birth to weaning are young rabbits. Pay attention to the temperature and weather protection of newly born rabbits; Feed the postpartum female rabbits with fresh, juicy, nutritious green materials mixed with soybean flour and corn flour to ensure that the female rabbits have sufficient milk to feed the young rabbits. Under normal circumstances, it is appropriate for young rabbits to be weaned at the age of 30-45 days. The weaning period can reach 25-35 days in advance if frequency dense and half frequency dense breeding methods are adopted; The young hare used as commercial meat hare can be weaned at the age of 28 days. The good method of weaning is to remove the female hare, keep the young hare in the nest, continue to raise it for about 10 days, and then raise it in groups.
2、 Feeding and management of young rabbits
Rabbits weaned to 3 months old are young rabbits. Young rabbits eat a lot and grow fast. They should be fed a small amount for many times. Generally, feed green feed 2-3 times a day and mixed feed 2 times a day. An appropriate amount of bone meal and selenium containing auxin can be added to the mixed feed.
3、 Feeding and management of adult hare
Adult hare refers to the hare from 3 months after birth to before initial mating. In this period, male and female rabbits should be raised separately, the feeding amount of green feed should be increased, and coarse weeds, hay, crop stems and other feeds rich in crude fiber should be added.
4、 Breeding and management of wild rabbits
Male and female rabbits shall be kept separately. Breeding male rabbits shall be kept in a single cage, and female rabbits can be kept together. The female rabbit can make a hole in the bare land as a nest, or build a long and deep rabbit nest with adobe and bricks, and put some hay in the nest to let the female rabbit in and out freely.
5、 Breeding and management of commercial rabbits
As a commercial meat hare, the fattening method of feeding concentrate, green material and supplementary feed can be adopted, that is, soybean flour and corn flour are added to fresh and tender grass or vegetable leaves, and an appropriate amount of bone meal and selenium containing auxin are added to promote growth. Domesticated commercial rabbits can be caged or large-scale captive. The density is controlled at 10-20 rabbits per square meter. Generally, they can be fattened and sold in 4-6 months.