Having rabbits as a pet is quite easy, since they take very little to eat and can groom themselves. On the other hand, they can be a viable meat source though they are not as popular as chicken. If you ever think of raising rabbits; then you’ll need to take a look at these DIY rabbit hutch plans & ideas, as your very first start.
Rabbits won’t require a lot of space. Also, they need to be free few times a week so that the size of the cage you’ll use won’t really matter. Subsequently, you have to watch for their safety when you let them out of the cage. Especially, when you own any other animal at home that are bigger than rabbits.
As a start, read this basic guide about the proper housing size.
After you’re sure you’ve got the space and materials, let’s move on to the hutch plans you can choose.
Easy Outdoor DIY Rabbit Hutch Plans & Ideas
This first one is a very basic hutch; simply put a box on legs. The sides are made of wire so that it allows you to see in and let the rabbits see out. It’ll also make feeding and cleaning the hutches much easier.
But if you are looking for fancier plans, you can try this one.
A triangular wooden hutch is perfect when you want to keep your rabbits separate. The A-frame structure makes the design very unique. Moreover, it’s easy to clean and maintain.
You might also like this one better.
Or maybe a hutch like this.
They’ll keep several rabbits inside so it can be more efficient for you to feed them.
Furthermore, you may see the other outdoor hutch ideas that’ll be perfect for your need.
Indoor DIY Hutch Plans & Ideas Out of Upcycled Furniture
Particularly, if you prefer having rabbits as a pet, then indoor hutch will be perfect for you. To make one by yourself, you’d better see if you can use the old furniture you have at home for your bunnies.
All you need to do is to modify your furniture into a hutch with wire window. It could be from a TV stand, cabinet, dresser, even an entertainment center.
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