Ideal Rabbit Cage

There are many, various kinds of hutches available at pet supply stores that can house an Angora rabbit. Of all available hutches at metal enclosure effectively avoids unsanitary conditions, which can lead to health problems in the rabbit, because of its easy to clean surface.  

The Angoras enclosure must be fashioned with 1-by-2-inch mesh on the sides and top and 0.5-by-1-inch mesh for the base. Planning on taking in more than one Angora rabbit? Hanging the enclosures from the ceiling rafters in single layers allows the keeper easier access and management. 

Mature, adult bucks and does must have separate, individual enclosures which are at least 30 inches wide, 30 inches deep and 20 inches high. On the other hand junior does, fryers, and Angora rabbits – specifically the nonbreeding does and castrated bucks – can be housed together in small groups in one enclosure big enough to allow all ample moving space and territory. 

Each enclosure must have a feed hopper as well as a watering system securely fastened on the outer part of the enclosure.

Indoor Cages vs. Outdoor Hutches

Angoras must be accommodated in an enclosure with a wire base, ideally, to allow its manure to fall through and not stick to its coat. A controlled climate environment is extremely favorable to an animal. However, most breeders choose to take cautious measures to prevent the rabbit from getting too warm or too cold during seasons of weather extremes.

Indoor cages, with a wire base, can be a haven of sorts for the Angora during the cold season, when the rabbit may find it unappealing to venture outdoors. This can also be utilized as its indoor enclosure on occasions when it joins the family for some homegrown R&R.

An outdoor hutch can be utilized during warmer seasons as long as the hutch does not trap heat within its walls. Outfit an outdoor hutch with proper lighting, ventilation and a blower which can help cool down the bunny during unusually warm days. Should this hutch be an option to allow the rabbit to stay outdoors during nighttime, make sure that the rabbit’s habitat cannot be easily be broken into by tenacious, relentless predators. 

Recommended Cage Accessories

            The ideal floor space for the Angoras’ enclosure should be big enough to allow the rabbit sufficient area mobility when it is in it. The caregiver is invited to use their imagination to think up novel accessories to furnish the rabbits enclosure. Here are a few ideas to throw in the pot; grab an old Slinky and cut it up to smaller slinky-tubes. Trace the rounded end of the Slinky on a piece of paper then cut out the cardboard circle and stick it on one end of a divided portion of the Slinky. Deposit a treat in the middle of the circle, hang up the Slinky and watch your rabbit go at it;

A block of hard, pesticide-free wood for the rabbit to gnaw on will not only engage your bunny, this will also help your Angora’s teeth from growing too long; take an empty toilet roll carton and fold both its ends in toward the middle; do this by pushing down one side of the roll and then the other creating a flap. Repeat this for the other side. Before tying it up with some string, place a favorite toy of the rabbit inside. Push the cylindrical box around and in front of the rabbit to stimulate and whet its curiosity.

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