The life expectancy of rabbits depends on the conditions of their maintenance, nutrition and care of offspring.
On average, these animals live 6 years old, but if you create them good conditions, it is possible to extend this to 8-9 years.
If earlier as petskept dogs and cats only, but today no one is surprised man strolling with dwarf pig, turtle, or a chameleon. The house began to keep the giant snails, crocodiles and, in particular, decorative rabbits. Choosing a flea market of the pet, many owners are interested in the future, how many years they live, do not want to bury the pet in 2-3 years for which have time to get used to it and fall in love.
What determines the duration of their life
; Life expectancy is largely decorative anddwarf rabbits depends on their conditions of detention. Cage for pet should be such that he was there roomy. The room should be regularly aired, but rabbits are contraindicated drafts. Close proximity to other pets, as well as household appliances, such as TV, radio and electric Fuzzy create a lot of inconvenience, the same can be said about the bright sun.
; To prolong the life of a decorative rabbit,you need to properly organize its "living space." A small tub of plastic is ideal for regular natural needs. In this case you will need only regular cleaning bath, the cage can be removed once every 7 days. The diet also largely determines the life of rabbits.
In summer, the main "dish on their table" should be grass andVegetable greens in the winter - the hay. Very much like rabbits tree branches and bark, they will not give up on carrots, cabbage, pears and apples. These pets need and a solid feed - grains of wheat, oats, bran, Hercules and special feed. It is better if the feeder is heavy and voluminous, animal is unable to turn it, and as the container is suitable for drinking-nipple drinker.
Taking care of the offspring
, Care of posterity as a direct impact onthe duration of the life of rabbits. About fertility of these animals is known to all, for the year the amount of kindling can reach 8 times. If you provide the mother and offspring proper care, feeding regime and create conditions for normal growth, the animals can live a long time - up to 8-9 years. Animal aged 3-4 years old is considered an adult after age aging process is started: the males are not as active, and females each time bring fewer rabbits. But if the love of a pet, treat it carefully, do not scream and do not worry, he will long to please their households fun games and habits.