The wool production of German long haired rabbits introduced in many places in China has gradually decreased, which is not as high as that at the time of introduction, mainly related to the feed mix. How to prepare the diet for long haired rabbits is an important issue that the people who raise long haired rabbits are generally concerned about. Let's talk about the problem briefly.
The wool fiber of long haired rabbits has high protein content, and the nutritional requirements are generally high protein. Long haired rabbits have long hair and are prone to hair ball disease. It can be prevented by adding an appropriate amount of high-quality grass to the feed.
It is suggested that the feed of this long haired rabbit should contain 19.1% crude protein, 11.1% crude fiber, 4.9% crude fat, 11.3 MJ (2700 kcal) digestible energy per kg, including 0.93% sulfur-containing amino acids (methionine 0.70%, cystine 0.23%).
In the preparation of diet, first, the nutritional composition of local feed resources should be analyzed based on the actual situation; The second is to choose different feeds according to the nutritional needs of different growth stages of long hair rabbits; Third, feed varieties with rich nutrition, low price and sufficient sources should be selected; Fourth, we should select some feed additives with strong pertinence.
Other feeding precautions:
1. Diet: the wool fiber protein content of long haired rabbits is as high as 93%, so the feed requirements are high protein. You can feed more forages with high protein content, such as alfalfa, to meet the nutritional needs of long haired rabbits.
2. Care: rabbits will clean their hair everyday. Long haired rabbits are prone to suffer from hair globosis and constipation due to their long hair. Generally, young rabbits should start to comb their hair after weaning to avoid eating too much hair and prevent rabbit hair from tying. Long haired rabbits have poor heat dissipation ability, so it is necessary to ensure that the feeding environment is well ventilated.
Rabbits are very timid. It is recommended to keep them alone and keep the environment safe and free from strangers to avoid stress of long haired rabbits. For more information, please visit our website Consult and understand!